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Olympus Stylus 500 Digital


Model Name:

Olympus Stylus 500 Digital 
Model Number: Stylus 500 Digital 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $399.99
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available: 2005-01-31
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type:  
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System: Windows, MacOS 
Weight: 5.8 oz (165 g)
Weight With Batteries?  
Size: 3.9 x 2.2 x 1.2 in.
(99 x 56 x 31 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2560x1920, 2048x1536, 1600x1200, 1280x960, 1024x768
Movie Resolution: 320x240, 160x120
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 5.00
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.5 inch 
CCD Filter Type:  
CCD Manufacturer:  
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: Yes 
Quality Levels:  
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35 - 105 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: CCD Contrast Detection 
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Auto Focus Min Illum: 0.0620
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus:  
Manual Focus Steps:  
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
20.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 20 - 10000 cm
8.2 - 4081.6 in
Min Macro Area: 39 x 29 mm
1.5 x 1.1 in
Min Aperture:  
Max Aperture: f/3.1
Aperture Range Description: f/3.1 (wide) / f/5.2 (tele) - ??? 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Optical Viewfinder: No 
Optical VF Type: n/a
Optical VF Accuracy: n/a
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy: 98%
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 215,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Max Playback Zoom: 8.00
ISO Settings: 64, 100, 200, 250, 400, 500
ISO Rating Max: 500
Number of White Balance Settings: 7
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten and Fluorescent1, Fluorescent2, Fluorescent3 
Manual White Balance: No 
Longest Shutter Time:
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/1000 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: Digital ESP multi-pattern, Spot Metering 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Self Timer: 2 or 12
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 4
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-in, Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 3.6
Flash Range Description: Wide: 11.8ft. (3.6m), Tele: 6.6ft. (2.0m) 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: No 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: xD Picture Card 
Other Memory Types:  
Memory Included (MB): 32.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2) 
Movie File Format: QuickTime MotionJPEG 
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable:  
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 2.0 Full (LOW) Speed
Other Connection: DC In 
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility: Windows, MacOS 
Performance Timing
Startup Time: 1.500 seconds
Shutdown Time: 1.500 seconds
Play -> Record: 0.200 seconds
Record -> Play (max res): 6.600 seconds
Record -> Play (min res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.870 seconds
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus:  
Shutter Lag, Prefocus: 0.090 seconds
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
Cycle Time Max Res: 2.040 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res: 1.760 seconds
Buffer Frames, Max Res: 8
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 1.630
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 15.00
Movie Sec @ Max Res:  
Movie Sec @ Min Res:  
Download speed, KB/second: 443.00
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Li-12B 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: Proprietary Li-12B Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
More Information
Notes & Features:  
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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