A Stylish and Versatile 5 Megapixel Digital Camera with 9X Zoom Range
Dressed in an elegant metal case, the Dimage G500 is a stylish and versatile companion, packing high-quality 5 megapixel images and powerful imaging controls in a compact body. Measuring only 3.7 x 2.2 x 1.2 inches, the G500 can be easily slipped into a pocket, purse, or fanny pack. And weighing a mere 7 ounces, this camera will not be a burden.
Despite its small size, the DiMAGE G500 is packed with image-making features. Exposures can be set manually. Color saturation, contrast, and sharpness can be controlled to create the picture you want. And a maximum 9X zoom ratio provides powerful photographic potential.
Features and Specifications: Number of effective pixels: 5.0 million CCD: 1/1.76-type interline primary-color CCD, Total pixels: 5.36 million Camera sensitivity: Auto, ISO 50, 100, 200, 400 equivalents Focal length: 8 - 24mm (35mm equivalent: 39 - 117mm) Lens construction: 7 elements in 6 groups Maximum aperture: f/2.8 - f/4.9 Minimum focus distance: Wide: 1.6 ft. (0.5m)from front of lens, Telephoto: 2.6 ft. (0.8m) from front of lens Minimum macro distance: Wide: 2.4 in. (6cm) from front of lens, Telephoto: 19.7 in. (50cm) from front of lens Viewfinder type: Optical real-image zoom viewfinder Monitor LCD: 1.5 inch (3.8cm) TFT color monitor, Total number of pixels: 117,000 Shutter: CCD electronic shutter and mechanical shutter Shutter speed range: Programmed AE: 1 - 1/2000 second, Manual exposure mode: 15 - 1/1000 second Autofocus system: Video AF Metering: Center-weighted, Spot Exposure modes: Programmed AE, manual exposure Exposure compensation: ?1.5 EV in 0.3 increments Flash range: Wide: Approximately 1.6 - 11.5 ft. (0.5 - 3.5m), Telephoto: Approximately 1.6 - 6.6 ft. (0.5 - 2.0m) Flash/Shooting modes: Autoflash, Autoflash with red-eye reduction, Fill-in, Off, Slow-sync, Macro-photo, Distant view, Self-timer, Fixed focus Continuous advance: Available Self-timer: Approximately 10 seconds, 3 seconds Movie recording: Recording time: Maximum 30 seconds with monaural audio, Frame rate: 15frames per second Audio recording: Maximum 30 seconds of audio can be recorded with and without an image. Audio can be recorded and attached to a playback image. Monaural audio only. White-balance control: Automatic, Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent) Contrast compensation: Five levels Color saturation compensation: Five levels Sharpness settings: Five levels Color balance: Five levels for each RGB channel Color modes: Color, Black and white, Sepia Digital zoom: 2x, 3x Copy function: To copy images and audio between the camera memory and memory card, or between the memory cards. Resize: To VGA (640x480) from 2592x1944, 2048x1536, or 1600x1200 size images for transmission. To QVGA (320x240) from 2592x1944, 2048x1536, 1600x1200, or 640x480 for transmission. Compression modes: Fine, Normal Number of recorded pixels (Still images): 2592 x 1944, 2048 x 1536, 1600 x 1200, 640 x 480 Number of recorded pixels (Movie clips): 320 x 240 Storage capacity(16 MB)(Quality- 2592 x 1944, 2048 x 1536, 1600 x 1200, 640 x 480): Fine- 6 frames, 12 frames, 20 frames, 70 frames; Normal- 11 frames, 18 frames, 35 frames, 140 frames; Movie clip - Three 30-second clips File format: JPEG, Motion JPEG (AVI), WAVE, DCF-compliant, DPOF-compliant (Supported by printing functions in version 1.1), Exif 2.2 Printing output control: Exif Print Camera memory: 2MB of flash memory Recording media: SD (Secure Digital) Memory Cards, MultiMediaCards, Memory Stick Computer interface: Full-speed 12Mbps USB Battery: One NP-500 lithium-ion battery Battery performance (Playback): Approximate continuous playback time: 90 minutes Battery performance (Recording): Approximate number of recorded images: 100 frames with LCD monitor on and flash used with 50% of the frames. External power source: 4.2 V DC with specified AC adapter (sold separately) Dimensions (WxHxD): 3.7 x 2.2 x 1.16 inches (94 x 56 x 29.5mm) Weight: Approximately 7.1 oz. (200g) without batteries or recording media Standard accessories: Strap HS-DG130, USB cable USB-800, 16MB SD (Secure Digital) Memory Card, Lithium-ion Battery NP-500, Lithium-ion Battery Charger BC-500U, DiMAGE Viewer CD-ROM