Olympus SP-510 UZ

Announced Aug 24, 2006 •
7 megapixels | 2.5 screen | 38 – 380 mm (10×)

This is my second digital camera, and I tried everything in this price range before buying, so I can save you the trouble and tell you to buy this! The ease of use is phenomenal, yet this cam takes pictures and video of outstanding quality. The 10x zoom will blow your mind. This is pretty much a professional camera for a beginner. Problems: The only thing this camera doesn't have, is the ability to zoom while actively filming video. The zoom can be used, and THEN start filming, so not all is ...

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I wanted a high-zoom prosumer camera with which I could produce quality shots (of aircraft, primarily), and learn digital photography by experimentation. This camera appeared in my radar because of its comparatively low price (against other, similarly-specced devices) and easy availability of accessories here (in Kathmandu, Nepal). I definitely want to add a TCON 17 telephoto conversion lens, and the SP-510 lets me do this. All ratings are relative to similar prosumer cameras; I'm sure they ...

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I already proved the camera, I have been having it for 10 days, and have to say that it is much more camera that sp-500, has corrected failures of its sister, the quality of image, is just as sp500, I have not noticed difference at least, as far as the menu, is better, he is everything more ordered, and yes, the stabilizer works, in all the ways less in manual and a/s, works correctly, I take a joy here, the video has improved much. We have one sp-500 improved and updated. It is worth the ...

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