Olympus CAMEDIA C-725 Ultra Zoom

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Olympus CAMEDIA C-725 Ultra Zoom

Step into the thrilling world of Ultra Zoom photography. With its 8x zoom power the 3.2 million pixel C-725 Ultra Zoom lets you get closer to the subj...

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Super

“Zooming good photos”

published 19/06/2005

ProReasonable price, good quality

ConsxD memory cards aren't always readable

When we decided that the Olympus D-395 that we were using just wasn't up to all the jobs we wanted - getting up close without getting too close - and our son, who is coming up 11, said that he would like a digital camera, the obvious answer was for us to get a higher spec model for ourselves, and...

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ProEasy to use & very light

ConsPoor auto focus & Very heavy battery consumption

I found the Olympus Camedia C 725 a very easy camera to use, also I liked the small compact memory cards ( M-XD256P XD CARD) which are easily installed into the camera just by pushing into the memory card slot. I did notice that the auto focus mode was very poor and that you had to take 3 or 4...

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ProNice zoom lens, good picture quality, nice control...

ConsEats batteries! Not too suitable for action photog...

Back in early 2005 I was looking for a good digital camera with as much 'real' optical zoom as possible (rather than just digital zoom). I didn't have the funds for a DSLR so I went down the compact digital route. After a lot of web searches and price comparisons I chose the C725. Overall, I like...

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Progood optical zoom, easy controls

Consno sound on movie

I have used many digital cameras and own 5. This so far is the best one that I have used. I have used this camera for the last 6 months and have had no problems with it. It is a very good camera that is easy to use and gives you full control of the camera in the manual mode. The only draw back is...

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“Olympus C75 Ultrazoom”

published 26/10/2005

ProImpressive looking (not that i suppose that matter...

ConsHard to get to grips with, the battery also runs o...

As soon as i got this camera home i started taking photos and quickly realised how hard it was going to be to understand the camera, after a few weeks i realised the camera was not turning itself off but it was going into standby mode (Daft i know - but thats what you get for not reading the...

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Excellent

“Great all round Camera”

published 01/06/2007

ProAuto Flash, easy to use

Consslow shutter speed

This is an excellent camera, it was the second digital camera i have ever bought and i have found it so easy to use than my old one. I am not that good at taking quality pictures but i found that with this camera i am taking high quality pictures that look like a professional photographer took...

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Product Information : Olympus CAMEDIA C-725 Ultra Zoom

Manufacturer's product description

Step into the thrilling world of Ultra Zoom photography. With its 8x zoom power the 3.2 million pixel C-725 Ultra Zoom lets you get closer to the subject. No more will your point of interest be swamped by its surroundings. Instead of dots in a sports field, individual players can be zoomed in on. Birds high in a tree are no longer lost in the branches either. They can be brought in to fill the frame in all their fine-feathered detail and color.

Product Details

Product Description: Olympus CAMEDIA C-725 Ultra Zoom - digital camera

Product Type: Digital camera - compact

Memory Card Slot: XD-Picture Card

Sensor Resolution: 3.0 Megapixel

Lens System: 8 x zoom lens - 6.4 - 51.2 mm - f/2.8-3.4

Focus Adjustment: Automatic, manual

Min Focus Distance: 60 cm

Digital Zoom: 3 x

Camera Flash: Pop-up flash

Viewfinder: Electronic - colour

Display: LCD display - 1.5"

Supported Battery: 2 x CR-V3 lithium battery ( included )

AV Interfaces: Composite video/audio

Dimensions (WxDxH): 10.8 cm x 7.8 cm x 7.6 cm

Weight: 0.3 kg

General

MPN: C-725UZ, N1693892, 0050332 14680 8, 146808, C-725

Product Type: Digital camera - compact

Sensor Resolution: 3.0 Megapixel

Optical Sensor Type: CCD

Total Pixels: 3,340,000 pixels

Effective Sensor Resolution: 3,000,000 pixels

Optical Sensor Size: 1/2.5"

Optical Zoom: 8 x

Digital Zoom: 3 x

Auto Focus: TTL contrast detection

Digital Video Format: QuickTime

Image Recording Format: JPEG, TIFF

AV Interfaces: Composite video/audio

Exposure & White Balance

Light Sensitivity: ISO 100, ISO 400, ISO 200

Exposure Metering: Spot, matrix

Exposure Modes: Programme, bulb, automatic, manual, aperture-priority, shutter-priority

Shooting Programs: Portrait mode, night mode, sports mode

Special Effects: Black & White, Sepia

White Balance: Automatic, presets

White Balance Presets: Fluorescent, tungsten light, daylight, overcast

Max Shutter Speed: 1/1000 sec

Min Shutter Speed: 8 sec

Exposure Compensation: ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Auto Exposure Bracketing: 5 steps in 1/3 EV step

Lens System

Type: 8 x zoom lens - 6.4 - 51.2 mm - f/2.8-3.4

Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera: 40 - 320mm

Focus Adjustment: Automatic, manual

Min Focus Distance: 60 cm

Macro Focus Range: 10-60cm

Zoom Adjustment: Motorised drive

Lens Construction: 7 groups / 10 elements

Features: Aspherical lens

Camera Flash

Camera Flash: Pop-up flash

Flash Modes: Fill-in mode, slow synchro, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction

Effective Flash Range: 0.1 m - 5.5 m

Additional Features

Continuous Shooting Speed: 1.2 frames per second

Self Timer Delay: 12sec

Additional Features: RGB primary colour filter, auto power save, date/time stamp, DPOF support, digital image rotation, AE lock

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: Electronic

Viewfinder Colour Support: Colour

Viewfinder Resolution: 110,000 pixels

Display

Type: 1.5" LCD display

Resolution: 114,000 pixels

Display Features: Built-in

Connections

Connector Type: 1 x USB ¦ 1 x composite video output ¦ 1 x DC power input

Memory Card Slot: XD-Picture Card

Software

Software: Drivers & Utilities, Olympus Camedia Master

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories: Carrying strap, USB cable, video cable

Battery

Battery Type: CR-V3

Details: 2 x CR-V3 lithium battery ( included )

Memory / Storage

Memory Card Slot: XD-Picture Card

Supported Memory Cards: xD-Picture Card, xD-Picture Card Type H, xD-Picture Card Type M

Included Memory Card: 16 MB xD

Image Storage: TIFF 1984 x 1488 : 1 - with 16MB card ¦ Super-fine JPEG 1984 x 1488 : 7 - with 16MB card ¦ Fine JPEG 1984 x 1488 : 21 - with 16MB card ¦ JPEG 1600 x 1200 : 24 - with 16MB card ¦ JPEG 1280 x 960 : 26 - with 16MB card ¦ JPEG 1024 x 768 : 39 - with 16MB card ¦ JPEG 640 x 480 : 99 - with 16MB card

Video Capture: QuickTime - 320 x 240 - 15 fps - 16sec - max clip duration ¦ QuickTime - 160 x 120 - 15 fps - 70 sec - max clip duration

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 10.8 cm

Depth: 7.8 cm

Height: 7.6 cm

Weight: 0.3 kg

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