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Samsung Digimax S500 5.1 mega-pixel Digital Camera (Black)

Item # SAMDMS500K (Part # 131015)
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The Digimax S500 is a high resolution digital camera that is equipped with a true-color filtered 5.1 mega-pixels CCD. Use the Digimax S500 to produce better images and take detailed photos for printing up to poster size. In addition, the Digimax S500 has a 3X optical and 5X digital zoom giving 15X total zoom when combined.

2.4 Inch Large TFT LCD
A large 2.4" TFT LCD brings you the pleasure of viewing as well as photographing at the same time. Its enhanced wide viewing angle provides you with a crystal clear image under any circumstances.

Ergonamic Grip for steady shooting
The user-friendly ergonomic body design delivers comfort and a steady hold for better shots. This means you can expect even better focus no matter where your subject is in the frame.

Effect Button to access varios photo effects directly
The Digimax S500 has some intriguing special effect functions - including Highlight, Photo Frame, and Composite Shot - that give you unique, and sometimes amusing, shooting experiences beyond conventional picture-taking. You can access each of these special effects with just one touch of the "E" button.

Auto Macro function & Macro 5cm
When it is set to Auto Mode, the Digimax S500 automatically adjusts the shooting distance and focus from between 5cm to infinity, helping the picture taker to get better pictures more easily. The user does not need to activate the macro function separately in order to take pictures as close as 5cm.

10 scene modes for easy shooting
Digimax S500 has various scene modes to obtain the best picture result in a variety of settings. The scene modes provided are Night scene, Portrait, Children, Landscape, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight, Fireworks, Beach and Snow.

Convenient mode dial
The family-friendly mode dials - with Night, Portrait and Children modes - make it easier to get great shots of the family by giving in stand access to the appropriate mode for each individual situation. Children mode, with its open aperture and fast shutter speeds, lets you 'freeze' children in fast moving action shots. Night mode automatically uses the slow synchronization function to help you get clearer and brighter pictures at night. When using Portrait mode you get more pleasing people pictures with improved redeye reduction.

Quick Print button for easy direct printing with printers supporting pictbridge
The Digimax S500 s print button makes direct printing easier than ever. Simply connect the S500 to any PictBridge compatible photo printer, press the illuminated print button and print! Also use the button to transfer images directly to a computer.


Image Sensor Type 1/2.5" CCD
Effective Pixels Approx. 5.1 Mega-pixel
Total Pixels Approx. 5.3 Mega-pixel
Lens Focal Length SHD Lens f = 5.8 - 17.4mm (35mm film equivalent : 35-105mm)
F No. F2.8 - F7.1(Wide), F4.9-F12.4(Tele)
Digital Zoom Still Image mode : 1.0X - 5.0X
Play mode : 1.0X - 10.1X (depends on image size)
Viewfinder LCD Monitor 2.4" color TFT LCD (112,000 dots)
Focusing Type TTL auto focus
Range Normal : 80cm - infinity
Macro : 5cm-80cm (Wide), 40cm - 80cm (Tele)
Auto Macro : 5cm-Infinity (Wide), 40cm - Infinity (Tele)
Shutter Type Mechanical and Electronic shutter
Speed 1 - 1/1,500 sec.(Manual : 8 - 1/1,500 sec.)
Exposure Control Program AE
Metering : Multi, Spot
Compensation +/- 2EV (0.5EV steps)
ISO Equivalent Auto, 50,100, 200, 400
Flash Modes Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash off
Range Wide : 0.2m - 3.0m, Tele : 0.4m - 2.5m (ISO AUTO)
Recharging Time Approx. 6 sec.
Sharpness Soft, Normal, Vivid
Effect Normal, B&W, Sepia, Red, Blue, Green, Negative, RGB
Voice Memo Voice Recording (max.1 hour)
Voice Memo in Still Image (max. 10 sec.)
Date Imprinting Date, Date&Time, Off (user selectable)
Still image Modes : Auto, Program, Scene
Scene : Night, Portrait, Children(in Mode Dial), Landscape,Close-up, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight, Fireworks, Beach & Snow
Mode Dial: Auto, Program, Manual, Movie, Scene, Portrait, Night, ChildrenContinuous : Single, Continuous, AEB
Self-timer : 10 sec., 2 sec., Double(10 sec., 2 sec.)
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Custom
Movies With Audio or without Audio
(user selectable, recording time : memory capacity dependent)
Size : 640x480, 320x240, 160x120
(3X Optical Zoom, Mute during Zoom Operation)
Frame rate : 30 fps, 15 fps
Movie Editing (Embedded): Pause during recording, Still Image Capture
Storage Media Internal memory: Approx.20MB flash memory
External memory: MMC/SD card (Up to 1GB Guaranteed)
File Format Still Image : JPEG (DCF), EXIF 2.2, DPOF 1.1, PictBridge 1.0
Movie Clip : AVI (MJPEG)
Audio : WAV
Image Size 5M : 2592x1944 pixels, 4M : 2272x1704 pixels,
3M : 2048x1536 pixels, 2M : 1600x1200 pixels,
1M : 1024x768 pixels, VGA : 640x480 pixels
Capacity(20MB) 5M : Super Fine 7 Fine 14 Normal 21
4M : Super Fine 10 Fine 18 Normal 24
3M : Super Fine 12 Fine 22 Normal 32
2M : Super Fine 19 Fine 34 Normal 43
1M : Super Fine 52 Fine 83 Normal 89
VGA : Super Fine 114 Fine 125 Normal 157
* These figures are measured under Samsung?s standard conditions and may vary depending on shooting conditions and camera settings.
Image Play Single image, Thumbnails, Slide show, Movie Clip
Trimming, Resizing, Rotate, Effect
Interface Digital output connector : USB 2.0
Audio : Mono
Video output : NTSC, PAL (user selectable)
Cradle Interface
Power Source Primary Battery: 2x AA Alkaline
Rechargeable battery(0ptional) :
Dimensions 3.81" (W) x 2.43" (H) x 1.04" (D) / 96.8 x 61.8 x 26.4 mm (excluding protrusions)
Weight Approx. 136g (without batteries and card)
Software Camera Driver Storage Driver (Windows98/98SE/2000/ME/XP, Mac OS 9.2 ~ 10.3)
Application Digimax Master
For Windows PC with processor better than Pentium II 450MHz
(Pentium 700MHz recommended)
Windows 98/98SE/2000/ME/XP
Minimum 64MB RAM
200MB of available hard disk space
USB port
CD-ROM drive
1024x768 pixels, 16bit color display compatible monitor
(24bit color display recommended)
Microsoft DirectX 9.0C
For Machintosh Power Mac G3 or later
Mac OS 9.2 - 10.3
Minimum 64MB RAM
110MB of available hard-disk space
USB portCD-ROM drive
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