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Olympus Evolt E-520 Digital Camera

10 Megapixels10 MegapixelsSingle Lens ReflexSingle Lens ReflexStabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveManual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringDepth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Depth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Live-View: Lets DSLR cameras use the rear LCD as an EVF.Live-View: Lets DSLR cameras use the rear LCD as an EVF.Accepts Compact Flash memory.Accepts Compact Flash memory.Accepts xD memory.Accepts xD memory.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Model Specifications

BrandOlympus ModelEvolt E-520
Sensor 10 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 17 x 13mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
StabilizationYes Dust-ReductionYes
Sensitivity ISO 100 - 1600 Shutter-Speed 1/4000 - 60s, bulb up to 30m
Lens MountFour-Thirds MountCrop Factor2X
Filter DiameterN /A Focus System 3-point Phase-Detect, Assist-lamp
Viewfinder Type Reflex OVF Viewfinder Size 0.92X - 95% Coverage
Display Attachment Fixed Display Size 2.7" LCD 230K Pixels 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M Scene Modes20Portrait, Landscape, Landscape+Portrait, Night, Night+Portrait, Children, Sport, High Key, Low Key, Digital Image Stabilization, Macro, Nature Macro, Candle, Sunset, Fireworks, Documents, Panorama, Beach & Snow, Underwater Wide, Underwater Macro
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weight, Spot, Highlight-Spot, Shadow-Spot Bracketing 3 Shots ±1 EV
Exposure Compensation ±5 EV, 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV Flash Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning 2 Axis, 15 steps
Continuous Drive 3.5 FPS, Unlimited JPEG, 8 RAW Self Timer Yes *2s, 12s, 1-30s MLU
Command Dials 1 DOF Preview Yes
Protection Dust Reduction Yes
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Wired & Infrared Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG RAW Flash Ports Hot-Shoe
Built-In Flash YesSP Sync up to 1/400. (GN 12) Flash Sync 1/180s
Video Capture Sound Input
Video Format WiFi No
Memory Compact Flash, xD GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 650 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2008-05-13, DiscontinuedYES Construction Standard
Size 136 x 92 x 68mm (W x H x D) Weight 475g

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Olympus E-520 Facts

SLR digital camera
10 Megapixels DSLRISO 100-1600
Four-Thirds Mount
2X FLM

Sensor-Size: 17 x 13mm

Four-Thirds Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

Shutter 1/4000-60s
Built-in StabilizationFull manual controls, including Manual Focus
95% Coverage
Small Viewfinder
Custom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
Built-in Dust ReductionSpot-Metering
3.5 FPS Drive, Unlimited ImagesHot-Shoe
2.7" LCD 230K PixelsLithium-Ion
Compact Flash
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