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Olympus Stylus Tough-6020

by azmommycards / July 5, 2011 12:15 PM PDT

Does anyone have this camara? I ask because I recently inherted this camara minus the cords. I searched online and it needs a USB Download Cable (CB-USB6) to transfer the pictures to your computer and a Lithium Ion Battery Charger (LI-50C ). Both of which run $75 combined. So I have a nice camara but no way to use it once the battery dies or I want to transfer pictures without investing a pretty penny.

Can a regular USB cord be used? Does anyone no where to buy a used battery charger?

Any words of advice on this camara would be appreciated!

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by PistonCupChampion / July 5, 2011 12:32 PM PDT

You do not need a USB cable to download the photos. Most modern computers have a built-in SD card slot. If yours does not, you can buy an inexpensive card reader that will plug into a USB port. You can buy a compatible battery charger from many different sources (Amazon, eBay, etc). It won't be made by Olympus, but it should work.

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Tough 6020
by GregS64 / April 6, 2014 5:02 AM PDT

I've had this camera since it was new on the market. Got some great shots; above and below water. Then it happened. Was kayaking with porpoises when I turned it on, it hummed and shut off. (Great timing). Never got it to work again. I would help you out with cable/battery, but the one I replaced it with takes the same cable/battery. I purchased an OEM cable and battery on Amazon for a fraction of what Olympus wanted. Since this thread is so old, you might even have another camera by now. If it isn't Olympus, it is a perfect knockoff. The battery seems to last forever! So if anyone knows how to fix this, that would be great!
You must have the Olympus cable to charge the camera. I always took my card out and put in my PC to download pictures. You must also have it to upgrade firmware...which I suggest you NEVER do. After I did, that is when I had my problem. I know how to download properly too. Also if I might add....I never used digital zoom since the pixels were terrible. I found with this camera you can use digital zoom to it's max (ONLY with a tripod and using the 2 sec timer) you can get fantastic photos. The light must be good, but I was impressed.
Good Luck!

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