Olympus SP-550 Ultra Zoom - digital camera Series Specifications

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Sensor Resolution
    7.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    7,400,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    7,100,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Optical Zoom
    18 x
  • Digital Zoom
    5.6 x
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (image sensor shift mechanism)
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    RAW
  • AV Interfaces
    composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Olympus

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted
  • Exposure Modes
    manual
  • Shooting Programs
    underwater wide 2
  • Special Effects
    Black & White
  • White Balance
    custom
  • White Balance Presets
    fluorescent light (daylight)
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    5 steps in 1/3 EV step

Lens System

  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    28 - 504mm mm
  • Focus Adjustment
    manual
  • Min Focus Range
    3.9 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    10 cm (Wide), 119.8 cm (Telephoto)
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Lens Construction
    11 groups / 14 elements
  • Features
    aspherical lens

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    pop-up flash
  • Flash Modes
    slow synchro
  • Features
    flash +/- compensation
  • Effective Flash Range
    15 ft

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    7 frames per second for 15 frames (3Mpix)
  • Self Timer Delay
    12 sec
  • Additional Features
    cropping an image

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color

Display

  • Resolution
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    built-in

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    xD-Picture Card

Software

  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    MS Windows 98 SE
  • Peripheral Devices
    USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certifications
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable
  • Certified for Windows Vista
    Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.

Battery

  • Battery Type
    AA
  • Details
    4 x AA alkaline battery ( included )

Memory / Storage

  • RAM Installed
    20 MB
  • Memory Card Slot
    xD-Picture Card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    xD-Picture Card Type M
  • Image Storage
    RAW 3072 x 2304
    JPEG 3072 x 2304
    JPEG 3072 x 2048
    JPEG 2560 x 1920
    JPEG 2304 x 1728
    JPEG 2048 x 1536
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 1280 x 960
    JPEG 1024 x 768
    JPEG 640 x 480
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 15 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 30 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 15 fps

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.6 in
  • Depth
    3.1 in
  • Height
    3.1 in
  • Weight
    12.9 oz

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

CNET Labs' Benchmarks

  • Labs information
    All values are expressed in seconds. Please visit our <ref type="link" url="http://reviews.cnet.com/Labs/4520-6603 7-1014358-1.html">labs information page</ref> for information on how digital cameras are tested.
  • CNET Labs Wake up time
    2.9
  • CNET Labs Shutter lag bright
    1.0
  • CNET Labs Flash shot to shot time
    4.8
  • CNET Labs Raw shot to shot time
    9.4
  • CNET Labs Typical burst speed
    1.5
  • CNET Labs Shot to shot time typical
    4.6

General

  • Manufacturer
    Olympus