Olympus TG-830 iHS

Announced Jan 8, 2013 •
16 megapixels | 3 screen | 28 – 140 mm (5×)

Just for the Olympus MFT addict, is the TG-830, available at bargain prices as a used camera.  I paid $100 cash for mine at a pawn shop, swayed by all the charms of this perfect little jewel of an Olympus "tough camera".  I suspect these sell for substantially less, by folks who aren't camera wise, like the pawn shop owner was. Now, for those that want an OMD M10 II in a waterproof package, keep on moving.  This isn't your camera. The TG_30 was Oly's middle line "tough camera" in 2013.  It ...

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This camera has good performance and take very good pictures. BE CAREFUL: The reason of this review is mainly to advise to be really careful when buying it. Test it in store and immediately after you bought it for very loud hammering noise in video when panning (when hunting for focus). I bought it and I had that problem. Many other customers had also that problem. But it look like it is only a batch that had that problem (can search for hammering noise Tg 830 on the web). If you are lucky ...

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