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Minolta DiMAGE G500


General

Model Name:

Minolta DiMAGE G500 
Model Number: G500 
Camera Format: Ultra Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $600.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available: 2003-08-31
Remote Control: No 
Remote Control Type: n/a 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System:  
Weight: 7.0 oz (198 g)
Weight With Batteries?  
Size: 3.7 x 2.2 x 1.2 in.
(94 x 56 x 30 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2592x1944, 2048x1536, 1600x1200, 640x480
Movie Resolution: 320x240
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 5.00
CCD Size (inches): 1/1.8 inch 
CCD Filter Type:  
CCD Manufacturer:  
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: Yes 
Quality Levels: 2
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 39 - 117 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 2x, 3x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: CCD center and spot 
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Auto Focus Min Illum:  
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Manual Focus Steps: 3
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
20.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 6 - 50 cm
2.4 - 20.4 in
Min Macro Area:  
Min Aperture: f/8.2
Max Aperture: f/2.8
Aperture Range Description: F2.8 / 4.7 (wide angle); F4.9 / 8.2 (telephoto) 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type: None 
Display
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: Real-Image Optical Zoom 
Optical VF Accuracy:  
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy:  
LCD Size (inches): 1.5
LCD Resolution:  
OLED Screen:  
Touchscreen:  
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: 50, 100, 200, 400
ISO Rating Max: 400
Number of White Balance Settings: 5
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent 
Manual White Balance: No 
Longest Shutter Time: 15 
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/2000 
Exp Adj Range: 1.5 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.30 EV
Metering Modes:  
Spot Metering:  
Aperture Priority:  
Shutter Priority:  
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer: 3 or 10
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes:  
Flash Modes: Has slow synchro mode 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 3.5
Flash Range Description: 0.5 - 3.5m (wide), 0.5 - 2.0m (tele) 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: No 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: Memory Stick, SD/MMC 
Other Memory Types: 2MB Built-In 
Memory Included (MB): 34.0
Uncompressed Format: None 
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format: JPEG, Mono WAVE 
Movie File Format: AVI (MotionJPEG) with sound 
Connectivity
Video Out: No 
Video Mode Switchable: n/a 
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a 
External Connections: Serial, USB 1.1
Other Connection: DC In 
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility:  
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:  
Cycle Time Min Res:  
Buffer Frames, Max Res:  
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Sec @ Max Res: 30.00
Movie Sec @ Min Res: 30.00
Download speed, KB/second:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 3.6V 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: Proprietary Lithium-Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
More Information
Notes & Features: Rebadged version of the Konica Digital Revio KD-510Z digital camera. 
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL: Photo Gallery
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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