Olympus SP-550 UZ Review

 
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Model Name: Olympus SP-550 UltraZoom 
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Photo Gallery URL: Photo Gallery
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: SP-550 UZ 
Camera Format: EVF 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $499.99
Street Price: $336.23
Date Available: 2007-03-30
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 365g
12.9oz
Weight With Batteries? No 
Size: 116 x 79 x 78 mm
4.6 x 3.1 x 3.1 in
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3072x2304, 3072x2048, 2560x1920, 2304x1728, 2048x1536
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.0
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30.00, 15.00
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 7.40
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.5" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 3:2
Sensor Type: CCD 
Actual Pixels: 7.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 504 mm
Zoom Ratio: 18.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 5.6x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range: 10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - infinity cm
0.4 - infinity in
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/4.5 (tele) - f/8.0 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Display
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution (pixels): 230,000
Max Playback Zoom: 10.00x
Exposure
ISO Settings: 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 5000
White Balance Settings: Auto, overcast, sunlight, tungsten, 3 fluorescents, preset 
Shutter Speed Range: 15 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Digital iESP Auto Multi-Pattern TTL, Spot Metering, Center-Weighted Metering 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-eye reduction, Fill-in, Fill-in + red-eye, Slow Sync, Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 14.8ft (4.5m); Tele: 9.2ft. (2.8m) at ISO 200 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: xD 
Memory Included (MB): 20.0
Uncompressed Format: Raw 
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 Full (LOW) Speed
Other Connection: DC input 
Included Software: OLYMPUS Master  
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS 
Power
Battery Form Factor: 4 x AA 
Usable Battery Types: Type unspecified 
Batteries Included: 4 x AA disposable alkalines
Battery Charger Included: No 
Notes & Features: CCD shift image stabilization. ISO 3,200 and 5,000 at 3.1MP resolution. 

 

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