Olympus SP-500 UZ Specifications

Olympus SP-500 UZ

Part Number: 225720

General

  • Depth
    2.8 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    6.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    6370000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    6000000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Digital Zoom
    5 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    143
  • Digital Video Format
    QuickTime
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video
  • Point-and-shoot highlights
    Video capture ability adds convenience for the user.
  • Manufacturer
    Olympus

Environmental Parameters

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

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    9
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 15 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation

Display

  • Display Format
    115,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    auction, landscape, landscape-portrait, museum, night portrait, night scene, portrait mode, self-portrait, snow, sports mode, sunset, available light portrait, beach, behind glass, candle, cuisine, document, fireworks, indoor
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Contrast compensation, Frames, Saturation, Sepia
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    evening sun, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), overcast, sunlight, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1000 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

  • Type
    10 x zoom lens - 6.3 - 63 mm - f/2.8-3.7
  • Lens Construction
    7 groups / 11 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-3.7
  • Min Focal Length
    6.3 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    63 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    38 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    23.6 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    1 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    7
  • Element Qty
    11
  • Filter Size
    45.6 mm
  • Features
    aspherical lens

Memory / Storage

  • Installed Size
    10 MB
  • Supported Memory Cards
    xD-Picture Card, xD-Picture Card Type H, xD-Picture Card Type M
  • Video Capture
    QuickTime - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    QuickTime - 320 x 240 - 30 fps - 15 sec - with 10MB built-in memory
    QuickTime - 320 x 240 - 15 fps - 31 sec - with 10MB built-in memory

Power

  • Batteries Included
    4

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    electronic
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    201000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic - electronic

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2.5 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    12 sec
  • Features
    AE lock, resizing an image, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, auto power save, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, cropping an image, histogram display, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, in-camera red-eye fix, histogram display, resizing an image, in-camera red-eye fix

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    xD-Picture Card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec

Battery

  • Required Qty
    4
  • Form Factor
    AA type
  • Technology
    Alkaline
  • Battery Type
    AA
  • Details
    4 x AA NiMH rechargeable battery ( optional )
    4 x AA alkaline battery ( included ), 4 x AA alkaline battery ( included )

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Olympus Master 1.2, Olympus Master

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.1 or later, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows 98 SE, MS Windows ME, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Olympus
  • Product Line
    Olympus
  • Model
    SP-500 UltraZoom, SP-500 UZ
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2.5 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    400
  • Digital Zoom
    5 x
  • Digital Video Format
    QuickTime
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Contrast compensation, Frames, Saturation, Sepia
  • Self Timer Delay
    12 sec
  • Features
    AE lock, resizing an image, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, auto power save, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, cropping an image, histogram display, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, in-camera red-eye fix, histogram display, resizing an image, in-camera red-eye fix

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    5 steps in 1/3 EV step
  • Shooting Programs
    auction, landscape, landscape-portrait, museum, night portrait, night scene, portrait mode, self-portrait, snow, sports mode, sunset, available light portrait, beach, behind glass, candle, cuisine, document, fireworks, indoor

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    evening sun, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), overcast, sunlight, tungsten light

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    143

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.2 in
  • Height
    3 in
  • Weight
    0.66 lbs

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    6 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    10.2 mm ( 1/2.5" )
  • Total Pixels
    6370000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    6000000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    2.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.4 cm
  • Display Format
    115,000 pixels

Camera Memory

  • RAM
    10 MB
  • Memory Card Slot
    xD-Picture Card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    xD-Picture Card, xD-Picture Card Type H, xD-Picture Card Type M

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PRINT Image Matching, PictBridge support

General

  • Manufacturer
    Olympus

Where to Buy

Olympus SP-500 UZ

Part Number: 225720

MSRP: $399.99

Visit manufacturer site for details.