HP Photosmart C500

Announced Oct 3, 1999 •
2 megapixels | 1.8 screen | 38 – 115 mm (3×)
Body type
Body type Compact
Max resolution 1600 x 1200
Other resolutions 640 x 480
Image ratio w:h 4:3
Effective pixels 2 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 2 megapixels
Sensor type CCD
ISO 80
Image stabilization No
Uncompressed format No
JPEG quality levels Normal, Fine, Superfine
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 38–115 mm
Optical zoom 3×
Maximum aperture F2.8–4.6
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Single
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (2 x)
Manual focus No
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD No
Screen size 1.8
Touch screen No
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Optical (tunnel)
Photography features
Aperture priority No
Shutter priority No
Built-in flash Yes
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, Off, Red-eye reduction
Self-timer Yes
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/2 EV steps)
Videography features
Microphone None
Storage types Compact Flash
Storage included 16 MB CompactFlash
USB USB 1.0 (1.5 Mbit/sec)
Remote control No
Environmentally sealed No
Battery AA
Battery description AA (3) batteries (NiMH recommended)
Weight (inc. batteries) 410 g (0.90 lb / 14.46 oz)
Dimensions 153 x 85 x 64 mm (6.02 x 3.35 x 2.52)
Other features
Orientation sensor No
Timelapse recording No
GPS None
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