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Olympus E-500 Four Thirds Digital SLR Camera Body, Black {8 M/P}

***Lens not included
Olympus Cameras
KEH Model# 240567
Grade Notes Price Qty
With Battery and Charger
Body Only - without Accessories

* AS IS means usable for parts only. Equipment may or may not work. No warranty or return available.


Olympus E-500 Four Thirds Digital SLR Camera Body, Black {8 M/P} Description


Introduced September 2005, the Olympus E-500 Digital Camera has presents a traditional, light and compact design. A remarkable camera delivering excellent handling and impressive performance with clever creative features and ideal for the new photographer. The Olympus E-500 DSLR concerts 8-megapixel CCD sensor, Supersonic Wave Filter for sensor dust removal, 2.5 fps burst shooting, 1/4000 second shutter speed, 49-segment iESP metering system, and 2.5 inch HyperCrystal LCD monitor. Concerting creative flexibility, top performance, and image quality of a professional SLR the Olympus E-500 is a suitable camera for photographer in training.

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.

KEH Specifications

  • Megapixels: 8
  • Sensor Size/Type: 17.3 x 13.0mm / CCD
  • Resolution: 3264 x 2448 
  • ISO Sensitivity: ISO: Auto or selectable from 100 - 400
    ISO: 1600 (ISO Boost) 
  • File Formats: RAW, RAW + JPEG, TIFF, JPEG (EXIF 2.2) - three levels 
  • Lens Mount: Four Thirds
  • Shutter Speeds: 60 seconds to 1/4000th of a second
  • Continuous Shooting (fps): 2.5 fps
  • Flash: Built-in, Hotshoe, Compatible with: FL-20, FL-36, FL-50, Macro Flash Controller FC-01
  • Exposure Modes: Program AE (with shift,) Aperture priority AE, Shutter priority AE, Manual, Scene
  • White Balance: Auto WB, Preset WB, Custom WB, One-touch WB  
  • Self Timer: 2 sec. - 12 sec.
  • Video: No
  • Frame Rate (AV recording): N/A  
  • Video Clip Length: N/A
  • Viewfinder: Eye-level TTL Optical Pentaprism
  • Viewfinder Coverage: 95%
  • Display Screen: 2.5 inch, 215,250, 000 pixel TFT color display
  • Memory Card Type: Compact Flash (Type I and II) / Microdrive, xD- Picture card 
  • Battery: BLM-1 1500 mAh Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Battery 
  • Dimensions: 5.1 x 3.7 x 2.6 inches
    130 x 95 x 66 mm
  • Weight: 1.1 lb
    479 g


Physical Characteristics

Lens Mount Four Thirds

General information

Manufacturer Part Number 262060
Manufacture GTIN 0050332156531
Brand Name Olympus
Product information
Additional Information


  • Auto: ISO100 to 400
  • Manual: ISO100 to 400, Expandable to 1600 (in each 1/3 EV step possible) (Noise filter is selectable in ISO boost)

Language Options:

  • English
  • German
Camera Modes

Scene Modes:

  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Landscape & Portrait
  • Night scene
  • Night Scene & Portrait
  • Firework
  • Sunset
  • Macro
  • Sports
  • High-Key
  • Low-Key
  • Docu
Battery Built-in
Display Screen Type
Total Camera Resolution
8.2 Megapixel
Longest Shutter Speed
60 Second
Shortest Shutter Speed
1/4000 Second
Autofocus Type
Product Series
Product Model
Product Line
Display Resolution
215250 Pixel
Effective Camera Resolution
8 Megapixel
Wide Angle
Screen Size
Memory Card Supported
  • CompactFlash (CF) Card
  • Microdrive
  • xD-Picture Card
Image Formats
  • RAW
  • TIFF
  • JPEG
Built-in Flash Modes
  • Auto Flash
  • Red-eye Reduction
Focus Modes
  • Auto
  • Manual
Platform Supported
  • PC
  • Mac