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Olympus SP-500 UZ Digital Camera (Camera Only) {6 M/P}

Grade Notes Price Qty
Body Only - without Accessories, Requires 4 AA Batteries

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Olympus SP-500 UZ Digital Camera (Camera Only) {6 M/P} Description


Olympus SP-500 6 Megapixel Bridge Camera - 2.5" LCD - 10x Optical Zoom - 5x - 2816 x 2112 Image - 320 x 240 Video - PictBridge

A powerful 10x optical zoom gets you deeper into detail while a ton of advanced manual and impressive automatic features let you dig even deeper. Shoot with speed. Make adjustments with ease. Extend your options via additional lenses with gusto. From simple one-touch buttons for printing and deleting images to an intuitive menu providing the means towards full creative control, the SP-500 UZ is designed to meet all demands.



Flash Memory Capacity 10 MB


Camera Modes

Shooting Modes:

  • Auto
  • Program Auto
  • A
  • S
  • M
  • My mode
  • Scene Preset:
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Landscape + Portrait
  • Night Scene
  • Sport
  • Night + Portrait
  • Indoor
  • Candle
  • Self-Portrait
  • Available Light Portrait
  • Sunset
  • Fireworks
  • Museum
  • Behind Glass
  • Cuisine
  • Documents
  • Auction
  • Shoot & Select1
  • Shoot & Select2
  • Beach
  • Snow

Sequential Shooting:

  • High Speed: 1.75 frames per second up to 3 frames
  • Normal Speed: 1.2 frames per second up to 13 frames in HQ mode

Panorama Modes:

  • Up to 10 frames automatically stitchable with Olympus Master software when using Olympus brand xD-Picture card

Playback Modes:

  • Still Image:
  • Single
  • Index
  • Enlargement
  • Slide Show
  • Calendar
  • Album
  • Movie:
  • Normal
  • Still (frame by frame)
  • FF/Reverse
  • Index Jump


Memory Card Supported xD-Picture Card


Viewfinder Type Electronic


Shortest Shutter Speed 1/1000 Second
Exposure Control
  • Program Auto
  • Aperture Priority
  • Shutter Priority
  • Manual


Image Formats JPEG, RAW


Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
Maximum Video Resolution 320 x 240
HD Movie Mode No
Video Formats QuickTime MOV

Network & Communication



PictBridge Yes

Battery Information

Number of Batteries Supported 4
Battery Built-in No
Battery Size Supported AA

Display & Graphics

Display Screen Type LCD
Image Sensor Type CCD
Total Camera Resolution 6.4 Megapixel
Display Resolution 115000 Pixel
White Balance Modes
  • iESP2 multi-pattern auto TTL
  • Pre-set:
  • One-touch
  • Overcast
  • Sunlight
  • Evening Sun
  • Tungsten
  • 3 Fluorescents
  • WB compensation +/- 7
Effective Camera Resolution 6 Megapixel
Screen Size 2.5"


Built-in Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Red-eye Reduction

General information

Product Model SP-500
Manufacturer Part Number 225720
Manufacture GTIN 0050332156173
Brand Name Olympus


Minimum Focus Distance 1.18"
Lens Construction 11 Elements in 7 Groups
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Optical Zoom 10x
Digital Zoom 5x
Focal Length 6.30 mm to 63 mm


Platform Supported Mac, PC
Additional Information
  • TruePic TURBO Image Processor
  • Pixel Mapping via menu setting
  • Noise Reduction
  • Multi-connector for USB and A/V


  • Auto
  • ISO 80
  • ISO 100
  • ISO 200
  • ISO 400
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