Digital Cameras > Olympus EVOLT E-500 (with 14-45mm and 40-150mm Lenses)
Olympus EVOLT E-500 (with 14-45mm and 40-150mm Lenses)

Olympus EVOLT E-500 (with 14-45mm and 40-150mm Lenses)

8MP Digital SLR Camera with 10.7x Optical Zoom
Most frequently recommended for:
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Editors' Ratings:
"Highly Recommended" at DPReview.com
"Dave's Pick" at Imaging-Resource.com
"Rated Very Good" by CNET.com
General

Brand Name

:
Olympus

Model Name

:
EVOLT E-500 (with 14-45mm Lens)

Date Available

:
October 31, 2005
Physical

Camera Format

:
SLR

Size (W x H x D)

:
5.1 x 3.7 x 2.6 in.

Weight (without batteries)

:
15.3 oz

Weight (with batteries)

:
16.9 oz

Easy to Use

:
No
Image Capture

Sensor Type

:
CCD

Sensor Size

:
17.3 x 13.0 mm

Effective Sensor Resolution

:
8.0 megapixels

Max Image Resolution

:
3264 x 2448 pixels

Shutter Lag Time (pre-focused)

:
0.10 sec

Shutter Lag Time (including auto-focus time)

:
0.4 sec

Power to First Shot Time

:
1.7 sec

Max Shooting Speed (continuous)

:
2.6 frames/sec

Max Shooting Speed (burst)

:
2.6 frames/sec
Video Capture

Video Available

:
No
Lens System

Min Focal Length (35 mm equivalent)

:
28 mm

Max Focal Length (35 mm equivalent)

:
300 mm

Optical Zoom

:
10.7x

Image Stabilization Available

:
No

Manual Focus Available

:
Yes

Auto Focus Assist Light Available

:
Yes

Min Focus Distance (not macro)

:
15.5 in.

Interchangeable Lenses Available

:
Yes

Compatible Lenses

:
Four Thirds
Aperture and Shutter

Max Aperture (wide-angle)

:
f/3.5

Max Aperture (tele-photo)

:
f/5.6

Max Shutter Speed

:
1/4000 sec
Exposure Controls

Min ISO Setting

:
100

Max ISO Setting

:
1600

Aperture Priority Mode Available

:
Yes

Shutter Priority Mode Available

:
Yes

Full Manual Exposure Mode Available

:
Yes

Exposure Compensation

:
+/- 5.0 EV
Viewfinder and Display

Viewfinder Available

:
Yes

Viewfinder Type

:
Optical

Dioptric Adjustment Available

:
Yes

LCD Screen Size

:
2.5 in.

LCD Screen Resolution

:
215250 pixels

Display Mounting

:
Built-in
Flash

Flash Recycling Time

:
5.0 sec

External Flash Connection Available

:
Yes

External Flash Connection Type

:
Hot Shoe
Image Storage

Storage Media

:
CompactFlash Card, MicroDrive, xD-Picture Card

Sensor Raw Format Available

:
Yes
Interfaces

Computer Interface

:
USB 2.0 Full-Speed (12 Mbit/s)

Video Out Interface Available

:
Yes
Power

Battery Type

:
Proprietary Lithium Ion Rechargeable

Battery Life

:
400 shots

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