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Hewlett Packard Photosmart M517 - 5.2 MP Digital Camera with HP Instant Share

Item # HPPSM517 (Part # L1901A#ABA)
Photosmart M517 - 5.2 MP Digital Camera with HP Instant Share
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Discontinued. Brand new, USA Warranty
Item Description:
Snap exceptional photos at 5.2 MP resolution that make beautiful 4x6-inch prints and enlargements.



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Take exceptional photos that make beautiful 4x6-inch prints and enlargements up to poster-size. Get crisp detail at 5.2 MP resolution and 24x total zoom-HP Precision 3x optical lens, 8x digital. This easy-to-use camera features exclusive HP Real Life technologies to help you take better photos. Remove red-eye as you take photos, or enable HP adaptive lighting to automatically bring out details normally lost in shadows.

Snap photos easily using an intuitive button layout. A unique grip steadies the camera for one-handed shots. View shots on a bright, 2-inch image display. Edit on your PC using included HP Image Zone software, then e-mail photos, without attachments, using HP Instant Share. Store photos using 32 MB internal memory or an optional SD/MMC card. Shoot video, take a series of photos in burst mode, or capture fleeting shots with minimal shutter lag in fast shot mode. View a slide show on TV and more with an optional dock. Rechargeable NiMH batteries and AC adapter included.


Take exceptional photos - Snap crisp, sharp photos that make beautiful 4x6-inch prints and enlargements.

Easy-to-use design - View photos on a large, 2-inch image display and take quick, one-handed shots.

Share your photos your way - Automatically e-mail photos to friends, without large attachments, and print.

More options with your camera - Pick your power source, shoot video clips, and store dozens of photos.


HP Real Life Technologies HP Adaptive Lighting, HP In-camera Red-eye Removal
Manual Controls EV compensation, image quality, white balance; ISO speed, Fast mode, AE metering, color, saturation, sharpness, contrast, AE bracketing
Photo Resolution 5.2 MP; 2620 x 1984 pixels
Bit depth 36 bit
CCD Image Sensor 1/2.5-in CCD; 2690 x 1994 total pixels; 2620 x 1984 effective pixels
Photo Storage (internal memory) 32 MB
Still Image Capacity Best: 11 images, 2.5 MB file size, 2576 x 1944 resolution; Better: 18 images, 1.6 MB file size, 2576 x 1944 resolution; Good: 26 images; 1.1 MB file size; 2048 x 1536 resolution
Memory Card Compatibility SecureDigital (SD), MultiMediaCard (MMC); Memory per slot (maximum): 1 GB
View Finder Zooming optical view finder
Lens System HP Precision Lens: 24x total zoom; 3x optical; 8x digital; 6 to 18 mm focal length; approximately 36 to 108 mm (35 mm equivalent); f2.9 to f4.9 (wide); f4.8 to f8 (telephoto)
Digital Focal Distance Approximately 0.5 m to infinity (normal), 0.1 to 0.8 m (macro)
Zoom Capability 24x (3x optical, 8x digital)
Shutter Speed 2 to 1/2000 sec
Exposure Rating: Auto (default), 100, 200, 400; Type: Manual, automatic; Control: Center weighted auto exposure metering (AE); Correction: +/- 2.0 EV in 1/2 steps
Aperture Setting: Automatic; Range: f2.8 to f4.9 (wide), f4.8 to f8.0 (telephoto)
Capture Mode Still (default), Self timer, Self timer (2 shots), Burst, Video
Burst Rate 2 frames/sec, 3 pictures maximum
Self Timer Wait Time 10 sec
Shutter Setting Automatic; Shutter lag: 0.85 sec
Shooting Modes Auto (default), Macro, Fast shot, Action, Portrait, Landscape, Beach, Snow
Focus Capability Normal (default), macro
Image Control Functions Date and time imprinting
Output File Format JPEG (EXIF 2.2) for still images with embedded audio; MPEG-1 for video clips; Image compression: JPEG
Metering TTL (through-the-lens)
Sound Capture Yes, limited by available memory*
Video Format: MPEG-1; Resolution: QVGA 288 x 216; Max length: limited to the size of the memory card or internal memory; Frame rate: 30 fps
LCD Display Specifications 5.08 cm (2.0 in) LCD display; 557 x 234 = 130338 dots (diagonal display size)
Control Panel Top: 2 buttons (Video, Shutter release); back: 10 buttons (4-way rocker with OK, Zoom in, Zoom out, Live view, Playback, Picture mode, Self-timer/Burst, Flash, Instant Share/Print, Power)
Standard Connectivity 1 USB; External IO ports: 1 USB, 1 dock port; Optional connectivity: HP Photosmart M-series dock
Direct Print Support Yes, to any PictBridge-enabled printer or all-in-one
Compatible Operating System Microsoft Windows 98, 98 SE, Me, 2000, XP (Home and Professional Editions); Macintosh OS X v 10.2 and later
Minimum System Requirements PC: USB-compatible PC with Microsoft Windows 98, 98 SE, Me-Pentium II (233 minimum) and equivalent Celeron or compatible; 64 MB RAM, 200 MB disk space; Windows 2000, XP Home and Professional Editions-Pentium II (233 minimum) and equivalent Celeron or compatible; 128 MB RAM, 400 MB disk space; SVGA monitor (800 x 600, 16-bit color), CD-ROM drive, Internet Explorer 5.01 with Service Pack 2 or later, open USB port compatible with USB 2.0 specifications; Macintosh: USB-compatible Macintosh computer with Mac OS X v 10.2.x or later, 500 MHz PowerPC processor; QuickTime Version 5.0.1 or later; 128 MB RAM; 240 MB disk space; SVGA monitor (800 x 600, 16-bit color); CD-ROM drive; open USB port
PC Requirements (recommended) Pentium 4 or faster; 256 MB RAM, sound card, Internet access with Internet Explorer 6 or higher; Acrobat Reader 5 or higher; 1024 x 768, 24-bit color; 2 GB of disk space
Dimensions (w x d x h) 4.3 x 1.46 x 2.09 in (110 x 37 x 53 mm) without lens extended; 4.3 x 2.17 x 2.09 in (110 x 55 x 53 mm) with lens extended
Weight 0.32 lb (0.15 kg) without batteries, 0.38 lb (0.17 kg) with batteries
Temperature Storage range: -22 to 149 degrees F ( -30 to 65 degrees C); Maximum operating: 32 to 122 degrees F (0 to 50 degrees C)
Humidity Recommended Operating Range 15 to 85% RH
Power Features Description Universal AC power adapter: 100- to 240-VAC (50/60-Hz) input; 3.3-V DC, 2500-mA output
Power Supply Source 2 AA alkaline, photo lithium, or NiMH batteries; HP Photosmart 3.3 VAC Adapter
Battery Life Alkaline: 50 shots (maximum), approximately 100 shots (average); NiMH: 150 shots (maximum), approximately 225 shots (average); photo lithium: 300 shots (maximum), approximately 500 shots (average)
Warranty One-year limited warranty backed by HP's 24-hour, 7-days-a-week Customer Care, service and support; HP Customer Care, including 24-hour web support at

*Audio limit applies to audio with still image capture. Audio with video capture is limited to the size of the memory card or internal memory.

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