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Olympus SP-350

This full-featured, solid and elegant compact camera combines a slew of advanced manual functions with the perfect compliment of easy, automatic optio...

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“My Little Thing”

published 10/04/2006

ProSmall, feature-packed and sturdy.

ConsA little slow in hi-res, image sharpness doesn't m...

OK…everyone give me a show of hands. Thank you. Now…if you already have a digital camera, put your hands down. Fine…if you're thinking of buying a digital camera soon, you can put your hands down now. Just as I thought. You with your hand still up…you're on your own. See…everyone can now get...

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ProSuperb picture quality, definition and colour

ConsSettings for extreme outdoor conditions but couldn...

When we first purchased this camera we were thrilled with the picture quality. It's first outing was to the Swiss Alps and, whilst the complexity of the instruction manual left us grappling with taking pictures that were too high quality for the memory card to hold more than 15 pictures, once we...

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“Olympus has a winner on hand”

published 11/07/2006

ProValue for money:Ergonomic design:Sleek:User friend...

Consuses xd card:less optic zoom: low battery back up

When i first saw the camera, I was not overly impressed with its styling or finish of the product compared to the more trendy designs on offer from Canon and Nikon. But all that soon changed once I began handling the camera and started taking snaps. What was impressive in the sp-350 is its...

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Product Information : Olympus SP-350

Manufacturer's product description

This full-featured, solid and elegant compact camera combines a slew of advanced manual functions with the perfect compliment of easy, automatic options to deliver a superb performance day and night. From one-touch printing and 30 shooting modes to customizable settings and conversion lens/external flash compatibility, there's a comfort level for just about anyone who picks it up.

Product Details

Product Description: Olympus SP-350 - digital camera

Product Type: Digital camera - compact, Underwater Housing

Memory Card Slot: XD-Picture Card

Sensor Resolution: 8.0 Megapixel

Lens System: 3 x zoom lens - 8 - 24 mm - f/2.8-4.9

Focus Adjustment: Automatic, manual

Min Focus Distance: 20 cm

Digital Zoom: 5 x

Camera Flash: Built-in flash

Viewfinder: Optical - real-image zoom, Optical - real-image

Display: LCD display - 2.5"

Supported Battery: 1 x CR-V3 lithium battery ( included ) ¦ 2 x AA NiMH rechargeable battery ( optional ) ¦ 2 x AA NiCd rechargeable battery ( optional ) ¦ 2 x AA alkaline battery ( optional )

AV Interfaces: Composite video

Dimensions (WxDxH): 10 cm x 3.5 cm x 6.5 cm

Weight: 0.2 kg

Manufacturer: Ikelite

General

MPN: 003753, SP-350, 225715

Product Type: Digital camera - compact

Sensor Resolution: 8.0 Megapixel

Optical Sensor Type: CCD

Total Pixels: 8,300,000 pixels

Effective Sensor Resolution: 8,000,000 pixels

Optical Sensor Size: 1/1.8"

Optical Zoom: 3 x

Digital Zoom: 5 x

Auto Focus: TTL contrast detection

Digital Video Format: QuickTime

Image Recording Format: JPEG, RAW

AV Interfaces: Composite video

Exposure & White Balance

Light Sensitivity: ISO 100, ISO 400, ISO 200, ISO 50, ISO auto

Exposure Metering: Multi-segment, centre-weighted, spot

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

Shooting Programs: Landscape, portrait mode, museum, landscape-portrait, self-portrait, fireworks, panorama assist, night scene, Underwater, sports mode, sunset, indoor, cuisine, candle, beach, Document, behind glass, night scene with portrait, auction, underwater macro, underwater wide, snow, available light portrait

Special Effects: Black & White, Sepia, Saturation, Contrast compensation

White Balance: Custom, automatic, presets

White Balance Presets: Fluorescent, sunlight, tungsten light, overcast, evening sun

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

Type: 3 x zoom lens - 8 - 24 mm - f/2.8-4.9

Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera: 38 - 114mm

Focus Adjustment: Automatic, manual

Min Focus Distance: 20 cm

Macro Focus Range: 2cm

Zoom Adjustment: Motorised drive

Lens Construction: 5 groups / 6 elements

Features: Aspherical lens

Camera Flash

Camera Flash: Built-in flash

Guide Number (m / ISO 100): 7.5

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

Features: Flash +/- compensation

Effective Flash Range: 3.8 m

Additional Features

Continuous Shooting Speed: 2.4 frames per second, 1.4 frames per second

Self Timer Delay: 12sec

Flash Terminal: Hot shoe

Additional Features: Audio recording, USB 2.0 compatibility, digital noise reduction, DPOF support, sharpness control, digital image rotation, PRINT Image Matching, PictBridge support, histogram display, AE lock, AF lock, in-camera red-eye removal, cropping an image, resizing an image, digital image stabilization (video mode)

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: Optical - real-image zoom, Optical - real-image

Display

Type: 2.5" LCD display

Resolution: 115,000 pixels

Display Features: Built-in

Connections

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

Memory Card Slot: XD-Picture Card

Software

Software: Drivers & Utilities, Olympus Master 1.2

System Requirements for PC Connection

Operating System Support: MS Windows XP, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows ME, MS Windows 98 SE, Apple MacOS X 10.1 or later

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories: Carrying strap, USB cable, audio / video cable

Battery

Battery Type: AA, CR-V3

Details: 1 x CR-V3 lithium battery ( included ) ¦ 2 x AA NiMH rechargeable battery ( optional ) ¦ 2 x AA NiCd rechargeable battery ( optional ) ¦ 2 x AA alkaline battery ( optional )

Memory / Storage

RAM Installed: 25 MB

Memory Card Slot: XD-Picture Card

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

Image Storage: RAW 3264 x 2488 : 2 - with 25MB built-in memory ¦ Super-fine JPEG 3264 x 2488 : 4 - with 25MB built-in memory ¦ Fine JPEG 3264 x 2488 : 13 - with 25MB built-in memory ¦ Super-fine JPEG 3264 x 2176 : 5 - with 25MB built-in memory ¦ Fine JPEG 3264 x 2176 : 14 - with 25MB built-in memory ¦ High JPEG 2592 x 1944 : 7 - with 25MB built-in memory ¦ Normal JPEG 2592 x 1944 : 21 - with 25MB built-in memory ¦ High JPEG 2288 x 1712 : 9 - with 25MB built-in memory ¦ Normal JPEG 2288 x 1712 : 26 - with 25MB built-in memory ¦ High JPEG 2048 x 1536 : 11 - with 25MB built-in memory ¦ Normal JPEG 2048 x 1536 : 33 - with 25MB built-in memory ¦ High JPEG 1600 x 1200 : 18 - with 25MB built-in memory ¦ Normal JPEG 1600 x 1200 : 52 - with 25MB built-in memory ¦ High JPEG 1280 x 960 : 28 - with 25MB built-in memory ¦ Normal JPEG 1280 x 960 : 82 - with 25MB built-in memory ¦ High JPEG 1024 x 768 : 44 - with 25MB built-in memory ¦ Normal JPEG 1024 x 768 : 126 - with 25MB built-in memory ¦ High JPEG 640 x 480 : 109 - with 25MB built-in memory ¦ Normal JPEG 640 x 480 : 273 - with 25MB built-in memory

Video Capture: QuickTime - 640 x 480 - 30 fps - 14 sec - with 25MB built-in memory ¦ QuickTime - 640 x 480 - 15 fps - 29 sec - with 25MB built-in memory ¦ QuickTime - 320 x 240 - 30 fps - 39 sec - with 25MB built-in memory ¦ QuickTime - 320 x 240 - 15 fps - 79 sec - with 25MB built-in memory

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 10 cm

Depth: 3.5 cm

Height: 6.5 cm

Weight: 0.2 kg

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature: 0 °C

Max Operating Temperature: 40 °C

Min Storage Temperature: -20 °C

Max Storage Temperature: 60 °C

Humidity Range Operating: 30 - 90%

Humidity Range Storage: 10 - 90%

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