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Digital Camera Data Sheet:
Olympus SP-500 UltraZoom


General

Model Name:

Olympus SP-500 UltraZoom 
Model Number: SP-500 UZ 
Camera Format: EVF 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $379.99
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available: 2005-10-31
Remote Control:  
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Tripod Mount:  
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Operating System: Windows, MacOS 
Weight: 10.1 oz (285 g)
Weight With Batteries?  
Size: 4.2 x 2.9 x 2.8 in.
(106 x 75 x 71 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2816x2112, 2816x1880, 2592x1944, 2288x1712, 2048x1536
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 3:2
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 6.00
CCD Size (inches):  
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Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: Yes 
Quality Levels:  
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 - 380 mm
Zoom Ratio: 10.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 5x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: CCD Contrast detection 
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Auto Focus Min Illum:  
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Manual Focus Steps:  
Normal Focus Range: 60 cm to Infinity
24.5 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 - 200 cm
1.2 - 81.6 in
Min Macro Area:  
Min Aperture:  
Max Aperture: f/2.8
Aperture Range Description: f/2.8 (wide) / f/3.7 (tele) - f/8 
Aperture Step Size:  
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Display
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: Electronic Viewfinder 
Optical VF Accuracy:  
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy:  
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 115,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Touchscreen:  
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: 80, 100, 200, 400
ISO Rating Max:  
Number of White Balance Settings: 9
White Balance Settings: Auto, one-touch, overcast, sunlight, evening sun, tungsten, 3 fluorescents 
Manual White Balance: Yes 
Longest Shutter Time: 15 
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/1000 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: Digital iESP multi-pattern auto TTL, spot metering, center weighted metering 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Self Timer: 12
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 5
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-In, Fill-In + Red-Eye Reduction, Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 4.5
Flash Range Description: Wide: 1ft – 15ft (0.3 – 4.5m); Tele: 4ft – 11ft (1.2 – 3.4m) 
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): 10.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
Compressed Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.21) 
Movie File Format: QuickTime 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable:  
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 2.0 Full (LOW) Speed
Other Connection:  
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility:  
Performance Timing
Startup Time:  
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Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
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Shutter Lag, Prefocus:  
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
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Buffer Frames, Max Res:  
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 2.500
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
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Download speed, KB/second:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: 4 x AA 
Usable Battery Types:  
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Battery Charger Included:  
More Information
Notes & Features:  
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL:  
Photo Gallery URL:  
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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