PENTAX MX-1

Real high-end compact camera, the PENTAX MX-1 is intended for expert photographers. With its 4X optical zoom (equivalent to 28-112mm) with large apertures F1.8-2.5, you get a crisp image and exceptional colour rendering while having control of blur background (Bokeh). To help you get images without even digital noise at high sensitivities, the MX-1 is equipped with a new 12MP stabilized backlit CMOS sensor offering a sensitivity range up to 12800 ISO. Its tiltable 3’’ LCD screen with a definition of 920,000 points will facilitate shooting in difficult conditions. The MX-1 is also equipped with full HD video and built-in RAW processing.

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Product Specifications

PART NUMBER
Article Number12621 (Black), 12632 (Silver)
TYPE
Camera TypeCompact digital camera
SENSOR
TypeCMOS
Size1/1.7’’
Effective Pixels

approximately 12.76 megapixels

Still

JPEG: [4:3] 12M(4000x3000), 7M(3072x2304), 5M (2592x1944), 3M(2048x1536)
[16:9] 9M(3968x2232), 5M(3072x1728), 3M(2560x1440), 2M (2048x1152),
[3:2] 10M(3984x2656), 6M(3072x2048), 4M (2592x1728), 2M (2016x1344),
[1:1] 9M(2992x2992), 5M (2304x2304), 3M(1936x1934), 2M(1536x1536) (Unit:pixels), RAW

Sensitivity

Auto, Manual (ISO 100 - 12800)
ISO 100-200, ISO 100-400, ISO 100-800, ISO 100-1600, ISO 100 -3200, ISO 100-6400, ISO 100-12800

Shake Reduction

Sensor-shift Type (SR : Shake Reduction), Dual (SR & Pixel Track SR), High-sensitivity anti-shake mode (Digital SR)

LENS
Focal Length6.0 - 24mm, approx. 28-112mm in 35mm
Digital ZoomApprox. 1.95x
Construction

11 elements in 8 groups (4 aspherical elements)

FOCUSING SYSTEM
Type

Type TTL contrast detection auto focus system

Functions

Focus options Infinity-landscape, Manual Focus, Pan Focus, AF Point switching: available

AF points Auto, Spot, Tracking , AF Select (25 Points)

Standard 0.4m - infinity (whole zoom area),

Macro 0.05m - 0.5m (at wide setting), 0.2- 0.5m (at tele setting)

1cm Macro 0.01m - 0.2m (at wide setting)

Manual focus range 0.01m - infinity (Depends on the zooming steps)


AF assist

AF Assist Lamp Available

SCREEN
ScreenType

3.0-inch tiltable TFT color LCD, with protection acrylic cover, 170° viewing

(Can be lowered down to approx. 45° or raised upward to approx. 90°)

Resolution

approx. 920K dots AR Coating


SHUTTER
Speed

1/2000 sec. - 1/4 sec., max. 30 sec. (1/8000 sec. - 30 sec. with Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Manual Exposure, and combination of electronic shutter enabled), Bulb

EXPOSURE SYSTEM
Metering

Metering System Multi-segment metering, Center-weighted metering, Spot metering

Exposure Control

Scene modes Auto Picture, Green, Movie, Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual, USER, HDR, Scene modes  (Portrait, Flower, Landscape, Blue Sky, Sunset, Night Scene, Handheld Night Snap, Night Scene Portrait, Candlelight, Fire works, Food, Surf&Snow, Pet, Kids, Sport, Digital SR, Text, Candid Capture, Digital Wide, Digital Panorama, Miniature)


Compensation

 ± 2EV (1/3EV steps)

EXPOSURE PARAMETERS
Modes

Drive modes One shot, Cont. Shooting, Burst Shooting (L/H), Self-timer (10 or 2 sec, single or 3 shots), Remote Control (immediate or 3 sec), Auto Bracketing

Face Recognition

Face Detection AF&AE available at all mode (max.32 faces), smile capture, blinking detection, pet detec tion, detect up to 1 pet's face (auto or select from pre-registered three faces)

White Balance
Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent light (D:Daylight Color, N:Daylight White, W:Cool White, L:Warm White),Tungsten light, Flash, Manual Expo

Dynamic Range Shadow and highlight adjustment
FLASH
Modes

Flash-on and Flash-off modes. Low-speed synchro, Low-speed synchro + Red-eye, Trailing Curtain Sync., « red-eye» reduc° function employs a pre-discharge.

Effective Range

Flash range Wide: approx. 0.4m - 12.2m (ISO Auto)

Tele: approx. 0.4m - 8.8m (ISO Auto)

STORAGE
Internal
approx. 75.3 MB
External

Compatible with SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card


File Format

Photo Format RAW(DNG), JPEG (conforms to Exif 2.3), conforms to DCF 2.0, DPOF, PRINT Image Matching III

Video format MPEG-4 AVC / H.264


SPECIAL FEATURES
Features

PASM modes, bulb mode

RAW formats (DNG)

Electronic level function

Autobracketing function

Custom Image

Date Imprint: Date, date & time, time, except Green

Start-up time: approx. 1.6 sec,

Release time-lug: approx.0.019 sec

Language

English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian,Turkey, Greek, Russian

ACCESSORIES
Kit Content

USB Cable I– USB

Rechargeable battery Li-Ion D-LI106

Battery charger D-BC106

Strap

Software S-SWxx

Optional

Rechargeable battery Li-Ion D-LI106

Battery charger K-BC106E

AC adapter K-AC106E

Remote Control F

USB Cable I-USB

BODY
Height60mm
Width122.5mm
Depth51.5mm
Weight

363g unloaded, 391g loaded and ready

POWER
Source

Rechargeable Battery D-LI106 Lithium-ion battery

Performance

Capacity Still*: Approx. 290 shots (Rech. L-ion battery)

Playback**: Approx. 280min (Rech. L-ion battery)

Other sources Optional AC adapter

PLAYBACK
Digital Filter

B&W, Sepia, Toy Camera, Retro, Color, Extract Color, Color Emphasis, High Contrast, Starbust, Soft, Fish-eye, Brightness, Miniature, Slim, Invert Color Filter

Options

Playback display One Shot, Index (4/9/25 thumb nails), Enlargement (up to 10X, scroll available), Movie Playback, Histogram, Folder display, Select&Delete, Calendar

RAW Development (Aspect Ratio, JPEG Recorded Pixels, JPEG Quality, Custom Image (Bright, Natural, Vibrant, Reversal Film, Monochrome), White Balance, Sensitivity, Shadow Correction, Distortion Correction), Original Frame, Movie Editing, Red-eye Edit, Resize, Cropping, Image Copy, Protect, DPOF, Start-up Screen

Playback modes Slideshow, Image Rotation, Stretch Filter, Small Face Filter, HDR Filter, Collage

MOVIE
Recording

Full HD video H.264 with HDMI output

Sound: Yes

Duration: Depending on memory card capacity

Resolution: 1920 (1920x1080): approx. 30fps, 1280 (1280x 720): approx. 60/30fps

Shake reduction Mode (Movie SR)


Editing

Save still image, Divide Movies, Adding title picture

COMPATIBILITY
PCPC: Windows XP (SP3), Vista TM, 7 and 8
Mac

Mac: OS X 10.4 or above***

*** Supported OS must be pre-installed in PC and updated to the latest version. USB port must be standard equipped.

Included Software

Silkypix Developer Studio 3.0 LE for PENTAX RICOH IMAGING

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