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Pentax Adds Orange WG-1 GPS Camera

6/28/2011 09:50:12 AM Eastern
Golden, Colo. - Pentax Imaging unveiled Monday a new orange version of its popular Optio WG-1 GPS weatherproof camera.

The third color option for the camera will be available in early July at a $400 suggested retail price, joining the current yellow/green and gray models.    

The current five Pentax Optio WG-1 (with and without GPS) models offers enhanced waterproof, shock-proof, dust-proof, cold-proof and crush-proof performance and feature a Digital Microscope mode with LED lighting for macro focusing work.

The cameras were designed to look like mountaineering equipment; they ship with a woven web fabric strap and carabiner to attach the camera to a backpack or other camera gear.

The GPS feature records positional data for geo-tagging applications, making it easy for users to check the shooting locations of captured images and link the data with PC-based maps.
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