Olympus SP-560 UZ Review

 
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Model Name: Olympus SP-560 UltraZoom 
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General
Model Number: SP-560 UZ
Camera Format: EVF
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $449.99
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2007-10-31
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 16.4 oz (464 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.6 x 3.1 x 3.1 in.
(116 x 79 x 78 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 8.0
Sensor Format: 1/2.35 inch
Sensor size: 27.2556mm2 (6.03mm x 4.52mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.85 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 3:2
Color Filter Type:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2304 x 1728 (4.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.21), RAW
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.1
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30)
320x240 (15)
160x120 (15)
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG)
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: Olympus ED lens, 14 elements in 11 groups, 4 aspherical, 2 ED
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 486 mm
Zoom Ratio: 18.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/4.5 (tele) - f/8.0
Normal Focus Range: 10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 5.6x, seamless to 100x total
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: CCD contrast detection, iESP Auto, Spot AF, Face Detection AF, Full-Time AF, Selective AF Target
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes
Viewfinder Type: EVF; color LCD
Focus Peaking: No
Evf Resolution In Pixels:  
Evf Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.5
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto, High Auto, 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
Auto ISO Mode: No
White Balance Settings: Auto, Custom, Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten, and 3 Fluorescents
Shutter Speed Range: 15 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Digital ESP Metering, Spot Metering, Center-Weighted Metering, Face Detection AE
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Landscape+Portrait, Sport, Night Scene, Night+Portrait, Indoor, Candle, Self Portrait, Available Light Portrait, Sunset, Fireworks, Cuisine, Behind Glass, Documents, Auction, Shoot & Select 1, Shoot & Select 2, Beach...
Self Timer: 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-eye reduction, Fill-in, Fill-in + red-eye, Slow Sync, Off
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.98ft (0.3m) – 21ft (6.4m); Tele: 3.9ft (1.2m) – 13.1ft. (4m), at ISO 400
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: xD
Dual Card Slots:
Uncompressed Format: RAW
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG)
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC:
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): DC Input
Power
Battery Form Factor: 4 x AA
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline disposable or NiMH rechargeables
Batteries Included: 4 x AA disposable alkalines
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): No
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 610
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: OLYMPUS Master 2
OS Compatibility: Windows 2000PRO/XP/VISTA, Mac OS X v10.3 or later
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: New innovative technologies include: - Face Detection Technology: tracks faces within the frame and automatically focuses (Face Detection AF) and optimizes exposure (Face Detection AE) for sharp, brilliant portrait pictures. Even if your subjects are moving, the camera continuously tracks your subjects' faces without having to press the shutter button; - Shadow Adjustment Technology: allows users to preview and capture their images as they see them with their naked eye. Shadow Adjustment compensates for difficult lighting situations, increasing the detail in highlights and shadows, to produce more balanced photos; - TruePic III Image Processor: reduces graininess in images to deliver sharper, more vivid photos even at high ISO settings; - Perfect Shot Preview: enables users to preview and select various photographic effects on the LCD screen before snapping the shot; - Dual Image Stabilization: combines the benefits of Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization and Digital Image Stabilization to ensure beautiful, blur-free images in any situation.

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