Olympus SP-550 UZ digital camera
SP-550 UZ
at a glance
3072 x 2304
18x optical zoom
2.5" lcd viewer
4 AA batteries
Olympus SP-550 UZ review summary
camera date Feb 07  
pixels / class 7.4M  SLR-like digital camera
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Olympus SP-550 UZ specifications
lens / zoom  28mm - 380mm (18x) (dig: 5.6x)
focus / macro  auto | manual / 10cm
metering mode  multi-pattern, center-weighted
aperture  auto | manual / F2.8 - F4.5
white balance  auto, 6 presets, custom
shutter  auto | manual / 15s - 1/2000s, B
exposure  +/- 2EV in 1/3EV steps
flash / mode  pop-up - 6 modes / max.- 4.5m (@iso 200), 12.9m (@iso 1600)
viewfinder  ttl electronic
iso ratings  50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 (3200, 5000  @. 3 Megapixels)
image size  3072x2304 / 3072x2048 / 2560x1920 / 2304x1728 / 2048x1536 / 1600x1200 / 1280x960 / 1024x768 / 640x480
image format  raw, jpeg (exif 2.21)
image compr.  SHQ / HQ / SQ1 / SQ2
lag/cycle times  
remote control  self timer 12s, 2s
video options  avi, with sound - 640x480, 320x240 (30fps, 15fps)
audio options  wav
connectivity  usb 2.0 (full speed) / A/V
storage  20MB internal, xD card
platform  Windows 98SE/ME/2000PRO/XP/VISTA, Mac OS 9.0-9.2x/OS X 10.1-10.4
extra features  PictBridge compatible
Olympus SP-550 UZ links
Introductions, previews and other reviews
28Feb07 Olympus SP-550 UZ preview at PopPhoto.com
25Jan07 Olympus SP-550 UZ preview at DCResource
25Jan07 Olympus SP-550 UZ preview at Imaging-resource
News, guides, hints & tips
27Jan07 Olympus SP-550 press summary
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Olympus SP-550 UZ announcement clippings

With an impressive 18x optical zoom lens the Olympus SP-550 UZ accepts no limits, bringing photographers closer to far-away subjects. This model's focal length spans an amazing 28-504mm (35mm camera equiv.)! Enjoy double protection against blur with Dual Image Stabilization. Even at high magnifications or when capturing fast-moving objects, this technology ensures that results are significantly sharper. Packing 7.1 Megapixels of detail-capturing power, the SP-550 UZ opens up a new realm of creative possibility...

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