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Konica Minolta Dimage E500 Digital Camera

Item # MIDIME500 (Part # 2816301)
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Discontinued Brand new, USA Warranty



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Small enough to take anywhere and stylish enough to show everyone, the Dimage E500 provides you with unparalleled value in a 5MP digital camera featuring a 3x optical zoom lens. It features a large high-resolution 2-inch  LCD monitor, allowing for excellent viewing of picture compositions during shooting, utilizing the camera?s menu options or playing back already recorded images. 12MB of internal memory allow you to shoot photos without an additional Secure Digital card (optional) or continue shooting even after your memory card is full. This internal memory system also lets you keep and carry you favorite images with you anytime, anywhere.


Number of effective pixels

Approximately 5.0 million (**2584 x 1936)


1/2.5-inch CCD
**Total pixels: 5.2 million

A/D conversion


Lens construction

6 elements in 5 groups

Focal length

5.4 - 16.2mm (equivalent to 32 - 96mm in 35mm format)

Maximum aperture

f/2.8 - f/4.8

Focusing range

1.6 ft. (0.5m) to infinity (from front of lens)
Wide-angle: 2.4 inches (0.06m) to infinity (from front of lens)
Telephoto: 14 inches (0.35m) to infinity (from front of lens)

Maximum magnification:
Wide-angle: 0.081x (equivalent to 0.502x in  35mm format)(with a focal length of 5.4 mm. Distance at 2.4 inches.)
Area covered at maximum
 71.7 x 53.4 mm
Telephoto: 0.042x (equivalent to 0.262x in  35mm format)
(with a focal length of 16.2 mm. Distance at 14 inches.)
Area covered at maximum
 137.6 x 102.5mm

Zooming method

Extending power zoom

Digital zoom

Recording mode: 1x to 4x (Up to 12x zoom is possible when combined with optical zoom. Digital zoom can be disabled.) Playback mode: 1x to 4x

Recording media

SD (Secure Digital) Memory Cards (up to 512MB), Internal storage (approximately 12MB)

File format

DCF1.1-compliant, Still Image: JPEG, DPOF-compliant (supported by printing functions in version 1.1), Exif 2.2. Movie: AVI

Number of recorded pixels

2560x1920, 2048x1536, 1280x960, 640x480

Image quality modes

Fine, Normal, Economy

Aspect ratio


Delete function

Single or all frames can be deleted.

Lock function

Single or all frames can be locked.

Format function


LCD monitor

2.0-inch low-temperature polysilicon TFT color
Total pixels: Approximately 130,000 
Field of view: Approximately 90% 

Autofocus system

Video AF

Autofocus area

Center focus area

Focus mode

Single-shot AF only

Focus lock

By pressing shutter-release button partway down

Exposure mode

Programmed AE

Digital Subject Program Selection

Program, Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night


Center-weighted, Spot (Auto mode is Center-weight, P, Portrait, Landscape, Sport, Night Scene Mode are both selectable)

AE lock

By pressing shutter-release button partway down

Exposure compensation

+/-2 EV in 1/3 increments

Camera sensitivity

Auto, ISO 50, 100, 200 equivalent


CCD electronic shutter and mechanical shutter

Shutter speed range

Up to 1 second - 1/2000 second (Night scene mode, the slowest is 2 seconds) 

Flash metering

Pre-flash TTL

Flash mode

Autoflash, Autoflash with red-eye reduction, Fill-flash (Forced Flash), Flash cancel (No Flash)

Guide number

6 (in meters at ISO 100)

Built-in flash range

Wide-angle: Approximately 2 - 7.9 ft. (0.6 - 2.4m) from front of lens 
Telephoto: Approximately 2 - 6.9 ft. (0.6 - 2.1m) from front of lens (Camera sensitivity: Auto)

Built-in flash recycling time

Approximately 6 seconds 

White balance control

Automatic, Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Sunset, Tungsten, Fluorescent 

Bracketing (Exposure)

Exposure: +/-0.7 EV, Number of brackets: 3 frames

Continuous advance

Approximately 1.0 frame per second (Maximum 3 frames 2560x1920 Fine) 


10 seconds, 2 seconds, 10+2 seconds

Color modes

Full Color, B/W, and Sepia

Image correction

Sharpness (Low, Medium, High), Saturation (Low, Medium, High)

Other recording functions

Focus mode (Auto Focus, Macro (Wide-end: Approximately 2.4 inches to infinity, Tele position: Approximately 14 inches to infinity), Infinity, Date imprinting

Playback functions

Single-frame playback, Index playback (Thumbnail, 9 frames), Enlarged playback (1x to 4x), Slide show

Audio signals

Tone indicates operation: (on or off)

Printing output control

Exif Print, PictBridge

Movie recording functions (format)

Motion JPEG (AVI)

Number of recorded pixels (movie)

320 x 240

Frame rate

20 frames per second

Audio for movie

monaural audio

Movie recording time

Until the Memory Card is full (depends on the recordable space of memory card or battery performance.)


2 AA batteries (alkaline batteries, Ni-MH rechargeable batteries)

External power source

3V DC (with specified AC adapter)

Battery performance

Approximately 80 frames
(Conforming to CIPA*1 (included AA alkaline batteries, SD memory card)) *1 CIPA: Camera & Imaging Products Association
Approximately 200 frames (Based on Konica Minolta's standard test method: (Ni-MH batteries (2300 mAh), SD memory card)

Continuous playback time

Approximately 90 minutes (Based on Konica Minolta's standard test method: (included AA alkaline batteries))

Approximately 200 minutes (Based on Konica Minolta's standard test method: (Ni-MH batteries 2300mAh))

PC interface

USB (Full-speed 12Mbps data transfer available with USB 2.0 compatible computer)

AV output


Supported operating system

Windows XP (Professional/Home Edition),  Windows Me, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows 98, Windows 98 SE, Mac OS 9.0.-9.2.2, Mac OS X v10.1.3-10.1.5, v10.2.1-10.2.8, v10.3-10.3.8

Dimensions (WxHxD)

3.6 x 2.4 x 1.1 inches (91 x 61 x 27mm)


Approximately 4.6 oz. (130g) without batteries and the SD memory card

Operating temperature

32-104 degrees Fahrenheit (0 - 40 degrees Celsius)

Operating humidity

30 - 90 % (non-condensing)

Standard Accessories

2 AA alkaline batteries, Hand Strap, AV Cable, USB Cable, Software CD-ROM

Startup time

Approximately 3.0 seconds (From when the camera is turned on to when the image is displayed.)

Shutter-release time lag

Approximately 0.05 seconds (From when the focus is locked to when the exposure starts)

Autofocusing time

Approximately 1.5 seconds (From when the camera starts autofocusing from infinity to when it locks focus on a subject at magnification of beta =1/40 (35mm equivalent). At telephoto position.)

Capturing interval

Approximately 1.0 second (with single-frame advance)

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