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The HP Photosmart M517: Feature description


The HP Germany press release of the M517 (in German)(Abstract from the Owner's Manual )

Resolution still pictures: 5.36 MP (2690 by 1994) total pixel count, 5.19 MP (2620 by 1984) effective pixelcount

Video clips: 320 by 240 total pixel count

Sensor: diagonal 7.194 mm (1/2.5-inch, 4:3 format) CCD

Color depth 36 bit (12 bits by 3 colors)

Lens focal length: Wide—6.0 mm, Telephoto—18.0 mm (35 mm equivalent, approximately 36 mm to 108 mm)

F-Number: Wide—f/2.91 to f/4.86, Telephoto—f/4.86 to f/8.0

Viewfinder Optical real image zoom type viewfinder, 3x magnification, without diopter adjust

Digital Zoom: 8x

Video: 30 frames per second (includes audio), until the camera runs out of memory

Audio capture: Still pictures—max audio clip length is until the camera runs out of memory

Shooting modes: Auto (default), Macro, Fast Shot, Action, Portrait, Landscape, Beach & Snow

Image Quality settings: 5MP Best, 5MP (default), 3MP, 1MP, VGA

Color settings: Full Color (default), Black & White, Sepia

EV Compensation settings: manually from -2.0 to +2.0 EV in 0.5 EV increments.

White Balance settings: Auto (default), Sun, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent

ISO Speed settings: Auto (default),100, 200, 400

Storage: 32MB internal NAND flash memory, • 64MB SDRAM, slot for memory card.
The camera supports both standard and high-speed Secure Digital (SD) and MultiMediaCard (MMC) memory cards from 16MB up to 1GB.
SD cards are recommended, as they are faster than MMC cards at reading and writing data.

Compression format: JPEG (EXIF) for still images, EXIF2.2 for still images with embedded audio, MPEG1 for video clips

Interfaces: USB mini B connector to a computer or PictBridge-certified printer, DPS (Direct Printing Standard), Audio/video out to TV via HP Photosmart M-series dock

Additional information: The HP Germany press release of the M517 (in German)
April 24, 2005
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