The Olympus Camedia D-520 Zoom is an easy-to-use, pocketable, 2-Megapixel digital camera with a 3x optical zoom. It replaces the D-510 Zoom, and is 30% smaller with a sleek metallic silver body.
The D-520 Zoom offers a choice of four resolution levels, an assortment of image edit effect modes, such as black & white, sepia and file resize and also includes the ability to record full motion video and view images and movies on a TV. The movie mode records up to 60 seconds of full motion video (160x120 size) at 15 frames per second with the included 16MB SmartMedia card.
The D-520 Zoom creates high-quality prints up to 8" x 10", as well as providing settings for different image quality and file sizes depending on the application. Even at the lowest resolution setting, the D-520 Zoom delivers quility images for e-mailing photos or for posting images on the web.
For fast and simple downloading, the D-520 Zoom features USB AutoConnect technology. The Olympus USB AutoConnect feature allows users to plug the camera directly into any USB- configured computer. No drivers, additional software, or the additional cost of docking stations are required for PCs running the latest operating systems including Windows® XP, Windows® 2000, Windows® Me and Mac OS™ 8.6 and higher - these computers will mount and recognize the D-520 Zoom automatically.
The 1.5" LCD display allows for enhanced playback and viewing options, including 4, 9 or 16-frame Index Display Mode, Single Frame Display with 1.5X, 2.0X, 2.5X and 3.0X Zoom Inspection, plus sequential image scrolling. The LCD monitor also serves as the camera's control panel, with an easy to use jog dial and arrow keys to select modes and settings.
Camedia D-520 Zoom Features:
2-Megapixel imager for images up to 1600x1200 pixels
Olympus all-glass 3X Optical Zoom f2.8 - f4.4
1.5" color LCD display
QuickTime Movie mode at 15fps, 360x240 or 160x120
ESP matrix or Spot metering
USB AutoConnect technology
30% smaller and lighter than previous D-510 zoom
2-in-1, Portrait and Panorama modes.
Sequential shooting at 1.8 frames per second (max. 5 frames in HQ).
2 in 1 image merge perfect for business cards, real estate shots and before and after shots.
The D-520 will be available April 2002 with a suggested retail price of $349 (street retail approx. $299). It includes an Olympus CAMEDIA Master Software 4.0 for photo manipulation and management, 16MB SmartMedia Card, USB cable, strap, 2 AA Alkaline batteries, user manual, and warranty card.
Olympus asperical glass 3x zoom lens 5-15mm (38-114mm in 35mm)
Seamless Digital Zoom
f2.8 to f7.5 (W) - f4.9 to f7.5 (T)
1/1000 sec. - 1/2 sec. Automatic
Auto: 80-200 (automatic)
Still image: EXIF JPEG, DCF. Movie Mode: QuickTime® Motion JPEG
1600 x 1200 SHQ JPEG 1600 x 1200 HQ JPEG 1024 x 768 SQ1 JPEG 640 x 480 SQ2 JPEG 320 x 240 @15fps QuickTime Motion JPEG (15 sec. Max) 160 x 120 @15fps QuickTime Motion JPEG (60 sec. Max)
DPOF (Digital Print Order Format)
Print Reserve, All print reservation, Date or time printing
Image Edit Modes
Sepia Mode Black and White Mode Resize - file size for email or web Picture Rotation Mode
Up to 10 frames switchable with CAMEDIA Master software when using Olympus brand SmartMediaTM
1.2 frames per second burst up to 8 frames in HQ mode
Optical real-image viewfinder with autofocus / backlight mark
1.5" (3.8cm) Wide-View color TFT LCD (114,000 pixels) used for viewing, reviewing or editing images
iESP Multi-Pattern AF (autofocus) TTL system (contrast detection)
Macro Mode 8" - 20" (0.2m-0.5m) Standard AF 20" - Infinity (0.5m - Infinity)
Program Auto f 2.8 - f7.5, 1/2 / 1/2000 sec. Exposure Compensation +/- 2 Steps EV by 1/2 stop settings.
Digital ESP Multi-Pattern Meter, Spot
White Balance System
iESP Multi-pattern auto TTL Pre-set manual (Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten and Fluorescent)
Auto Flash for low and backlight "Red-eye" Reduction Flash Fill-in Flash (forced on flash) Slow Shutter Synchronized Flash (1st curtain effect) Slow Shutter Synchronized Flash (1st curtain effect w/ red-eye reduction) Flash Off
Flash Working Range
Wide: 8" - 15' (0.2m - 4.5m) @ ISO 100
Flash Charging Time
Approx. 6 seconds (at normal temperature with fresh batteries)
Removable Media Card
3V (3.3V) SmartMediaTM card (4, 8, 16, 32, 64, and 128 MB) 16-MB card included
On/Off Camera remembers selected settings after power off / on
USB connector (Auto-Connect), NTSC video out, DC input (optional AC adapter)
Compatible with Windows 98 rev2/ME/2000 Pro/XP-MacOS 8.6-9.01/OSX
Index display, up to 3X enlargement, Slide-show, Scene rotation
Operation: 32° F - 104°F (0°C - 40°C) 30-90% Humidity Storage: -4° F - 140°F (-20°C - 60°C) 10-90% Humidity
Main Power Source: 2 x AA Alkaline batteries (included) 1 x LB-01 (CR-3V) Lithium batteries 2 x AA Ni-MH rechargeable batteries 2 x AA Lithium batteries 2 x AA NiCd rechargeable batteries AC Power: C-7AU AC adapter (optional) (Manganese batteries cannot be used)
Simultaneous recording into image date
Automatic up to the year 2099
4.4" (W) x 2.4" (H) x 1.3" (D)/(112mm x 62mm x 35mm)
6.1 oz. (174 g), without batteries and SmartMedia
NOTE: These Specifications are as represented by the manufacturer.
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