Digital Camera Home > Digital Camera Reviews > Kodak Digital Cameras > Kodak DC5000

Kodak DC5000

Familiar 2 megapixel electronics in a super-rugged case make a *true* take-anywhere camera!

<<Test Results & Conclusion :(Previous) | (Next): DC5000 Sample Images>>

Reference: Datasheet

Review First Posted: 09/10/2000


Digital Camera Data Sheet:
Kodak DC5000


General

Model Name:

Kodak DC5000 
Model Number: DC5000 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $699.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available:  
Remote Control: No 
Remote Control Type: n/a 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System:  
Weight: 16.2 oz (459 g)
Weight With Batteries? checked 
Size: 5.5 x 3.5 x 3.3 in.
(140 x 89 x 83 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 1760x1168, 896x592
Movie Resolution:  
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 2.00
CCD Size (inches):  
CCD Filter Type: RGBG 
CCD Manufacturer:  
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: No 
Quality Levels:  
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 30 - 60 mm
Zoom Ratio: 2.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 1.1x - 3.0x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type:  
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Auto Focus Min Illum:  
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: No 
Manual Focus Steps: n/a
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
20.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 20 - 50 cm
8.2 - 20.4 in
Min Macro Area: 170 x 113 mm
6.7 x 4.4 in
Min Aperture: f/9.6
Max Aperture: f/3.0
Aperture Range Description: f/3.0 - f/7.6 / f/3.8 - f/9.6 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread: 37 mm
Lens Thread Type: Lens Threads 
Display
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: Real Image 
Optical VF Accuracy: 83%
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy: 91%
LCD Size (inches): 1.8
LCD Resolution:  
OLED Screen:  
Touchscreen:  
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: 100
ISO Rating Max: 100
Number of White Balance Settings: 4
White Balance Settings:  
Manual White Balance: No 
Longest Shutter Time: 1/2 
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/700 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.50 EV
Metering Modes: Center Weighted 
Spot Metering: No 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Self Timer: 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 4
Flash Modes: Auto, Fill-in, Red-Eye reduction, Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 3.0
Flash Range Description: 0.6 - 9.8 ft (0.2 - 3.0 m) wide; 0.6 - 7.9 ft (0.2 - 2.4 m) tele 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: No 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CompactFlash Type 1 
Other Memory Types:  
Memory Included (MB): 16.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format: JPEG 
Movie File Format:  
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable:  
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 1.1
Other Connection:  
Included Software: ArcSoft PhotoImpression 2000, Mounter software, Twain Acquire Software, Camera Controls software, Border Transfer Application Software 
OS Compatibility: PC, Mac 
Performance Timing
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record:  
Record -> Play (max res):  
Record -> Play (min res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus:  
Shutter Lag, Prefocus:  
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
Cycle Time Max Res: 20.000 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res: 2.000 seconds
Buffer Frames, Max Res:  
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Sec @ Max Res:  
Movie Sec @ Min Res:  
Download speed, KB/second:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: AA 
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline, Lithium, NiCd, NiMH (4 NiMH recommended) 
Batteries Included: No 
Battery Charger Included: No 
More Information
Notes & Features: Big feature is camera's ruggedness and waterproof casing. Not for use underwater, but all openings & controls are o-ring sealed, so splashes, dust should be no problem. Rubberized metal case said able to withstand 1-meter fall onto a hard surface.  
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL:  
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

Reader Comments! --> Visit our discussion forum for the Kodak DC5000!



<<Test Results & Conclusion | DC5000 Sample Images>>

Follow Imaging Resource:

Purchase memory card for Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3 digital camera
Top 3 photos this month win:

1 $300 Adorama Gift Certificate

2 $200 Adorama Gift Certificate

3 $100 Adorama Gift Certificate