Olympus Stylus Tough 6000 (mju Tough 6000)

Announced Jan 7, 2009 •
10 megapixels | 2.7 screen | 28 – 102 mm (3.6×)
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I bought this camera when my last Olympus "waterproof" camera died on a trip to Hawaii. I chalked it up to not properly rinsing it after taking it snorkeling. I bought this new camera and did get some photos while boogie boarding on another trip. The next day, we went snorkeling and it died even though I never went below 5 feet deep. Don't bother with this thing Problems: It's not waterproof in salt water!

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WARNING FOR all OLYMPUS "Tough" Camera's Olympus only does warranty for 12 months following purchase of camera. Even if after that time issues arise which are related to manufacturer defect. "waterproof", "tough" and "shockproof" should be taken in context of use for 12 months. I received an estimate of $135 + $25 shipping (from manufacturer) to repair water leaking into the frame of a 18 month old $400 camera. It is noted on my repair form that this camera is not scratched, dented or ...

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