Olympus EVOLT E-500 Digital Camera
Premium picture quality and superb performance come easy with this comfortable to handle digital SLR. At a time when we want complex things... Read More
Premium picture quality and superb performance come easy with this comfortable to handle digital SLR. At a time when we want complex things to become simple, the EVOLT E-500 succeeds in doing so with a sleek, lightweight design for impressive portability and advanced controls and options that can be accessed with minimal effort. Bursting with speed and producing spotless pictures with exceptional color and detail, the EVOLT E-500 is tailor-made for anyone to use while capturing the imagination in the process. Minimize
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|LCD Screen Size||2.5 in.|
|Camera Resolution||8.9 Megapixel|
|Image Sensor Type||CCD|
|Image Resolutions||640 x 480 • 3264 x 2448 • 3200 x 2400 • 2560 x 1920 • 1600 x 1200 • 1024 x 768|
|Interchangeable Lens||Interchangeable Lenses|
|Focus Type||Autofocus & Manual Focus|
|Shutter Speed||60 - 1/4000 sec|
|Frames Per Second||2.5 Frames|
|White Balance||Auto • Manual • Daylight / Sunny (Preset) • Cloudy (Preset) • Fluorescent (Preset) • Shade (Preset)|
|Flash Functions||Auto Flash • Fill-in Flash • Red-eye Reduction Flash • Slow Sync|
|ISO Speeds||Auto • 100 • 200 • 400 • 800 • 1600|
|Flash Type||Built-In & External|
|File Size (High Res.)||24.5 MB (5 images on 128MB card)|
|Compression Type||JPEG • TIFF • Raw Image|
|Memory Type||CompactFlash Card Type I • CompactFlash Card Type II • IBM Microdrive • xD Picture Card|
|Compression Modes||Fine • SuperFine • Normal • Uncompressed|
|File Size (Low Res.)||0.1 MB (about 1,280 images on 128MB card)|
|Self Timer||2 Sec. • 12 Sec.|
|Tripod Mount||With Tripod Mount|
|Built-in Speaker||Without Built-in Speaker|
|Viewfinder / Display|
|LCD Protected Position||Without LCD Protected Position|
|LCD Screen Resolution||215,250 pixels|
|Display Type||With LCD Screen|
|Video Interface||Video Out|
|Interface Type||USB 2.0|
|Battery Type||Proprietary Lithium|
|Operating System||Apple Mac OS X • Microsoft Windows 2000 • Microsoft Windows 98SE • Microsoft Windows ME • Microsoft Windows XP|
|Release Date||October, 2005|
|Included Accessories||Software • USB Cable • Video Cable • Lithium Battery • Battery Charger • Strap|
|Family Line||Olympus EVOLT|
Product Review Summary
22 Reviews from Epinions.com
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By: dkozin in Electronics at Epinions.com
Nov 27, 2005
Olympus EVOLT E-500 Digital 8-Megapixel SLR Camera with Zuiko 14-45mm Lens
Pros: Price, performance, easy to use, features, picture quality, low noise, resolution
Cons: Manual focus not mechanically-linked, slight corner softness of the 14-45mm lens
Dec 15, 2005
This could possible be the best entry-level DSLR value today!
Pros: 40-150 lens is terrific, easy to use, good ergonomics, 2.5" LCD display is great.
Cons: Significant noise at ISO1600, limited selection of lenses
Dec 18, 2007
My Only Regret I dont get to use it as often as I would like.
Pros: Dual memory slots, image quality, price.
Cons: Relatively slow lenses, manual focusing not as easy as it could be.
Oct 18, 2007
This is it! Get it while you can!
Pros: Great picture quality and simple to use menu. A true SLR
Cons: Red-eye flashes takes too long...
Oct 30, 2005
Dare I say -- Best Pro-sumer Entry Level DSLR?
Pros: Wonderful entry level DSLR, a bundle of functions, great battery life, good price.
Cons: Small eyepiece, unable to adjust the aperture and shutter speed separately.
Apr 7, 2006
Excellent Product at any price
Pros: Fast Image Processing, Good Optics, Well layed out controls, Good Battery Life, High Quality screen
Cons: Menus are a bit cumbersome, Lenses could be a little bit faster
Feb 2, 2007
E500 w Duel Lens Kit
Pros: Features Quality Price Growth Potential
Cons: Low Light operations without a flash
Nov 17, 2006
Oly E-500 With 2 Lenses, 200 Bells, Whistles
Pros: Best value out there, great camera, all you need
Cons: Small viewfinder, crippled software, some high-ISO noise, but no deal-breakers
Jan 10, 2008
Good quality for the price
Pros: Long batteries life, two lens included, good price quality ratio, two memory slots.
Cons: Flash not very powerful, high price for additional lens and flash
Feb 27, 2008
great camera, almost perfect
Pros: excellent quality, easy to use, lots of useful features
Cons: Auto focus feature isn't the best, no live view LCD
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