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Olympus SP-500 Ultra Zoom


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Manufacturer Olympus
Model name SP-500 Ultra Zoom
Date announced 2005-08-29
MSRP $379
Street price N/A
Official site SP-500UZ Homepage
 
Camera type N/A
Sensor size (type) N/A
Max still resolution 2816 x 2112 (6 Megapixel)
 
Zoom capability 10X optical + 5X digital
Focal length
(35mm equivalent)
38mm - 380mm
Max aperture F2.8 - F3.7
Lens mount
(D-SLR/ILC only)
N/A
Crop factor
(D-SLR/ILC only)
N/A
Autofocus Yes
AF-assist lamp Yes
Image stabilization
(Optical only)
No
Macro (min distance) Yes (3 cm)
 
Built-in flash Yes
External flash support No
Supports conversion lenses Yes
Supports underwater case
 
LCD size 2.5"
LCD resolution
LCD position Fixed
Viewfinder
Viewfinder mag.
(D-SLR only)
N/A
Viewfinder coverage N/A
 
Manual controls Exposure compensation, shutter speed, aperture, white balance, focus
ISO range 80/100/200/400
RAW/TIFF support RAW
 
Movie mode (format) Yes (QuickTime)
Max movie resolution 320 x 240
Sound in movies Yes
Zoom usable in movies
 
Storage method 10MB on-board memory + xD Picture card
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Storage capacity
(out of the box)
1-109
 
Battery used AA (4)
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Battery life
(CIPA standard)
shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output No
USB output Yes
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
4.2 x 2.9 x 2.8 in (106.7 x 73.7 x 71.1 mm)
Weight (empty) 10.1 oz (285 g)
 
Included software Olympus Master
 
Misc. notes Olympus' latest ultra zoom camera
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