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Questions :

Question :
What are the compression rates and size of the image files in each record mode?

Answer:

The following tables show the approximate values:

[Still Pictures]
The compression rate in Fine mode (shooting at high quality) is 1/4. The rate in Normal mode (shooting at normal quality) is 1/8.
When the aspect rate is 4:3.

Image Size Compression Image Capacity without Sound File Size (Approx.)
37 MB
Internal Memory
4 GB SD / SDHC
/ SDXC Card
16M
(4608 × 3456)
Fine 4 460  8.9 MB
Normal 8 880  4.7 MB
8M
(3200 × 2400)
Fine 9 900  4.6 MB
Normal 16 1,630  2.5 MB
3M
(1920 × 1440)
Fine 27 2,740  1.5 MB
Normal 54 5,480  0.7 MB
VGA
(640 × 480)
Fine 198 20,110  0.2 MB
Normal 341 30,170  0.1 MB

[Movies]

Image Size / Aspect Ratio Image Capacity
37 MB Internal Memory 4 GB SD / SDHC / SDXC Card
with Sound without Sound with Sound without Sound
1080 60P
(1920 × 1080)
9 sec. 9 sec. 18 min. 18 min.
1080P
(1920 × 1080
/ 16:9)
14 sec. 15 sec. 27 min. 29 min.
720P
(1280 × 720
/ 16:9)
27 sec. 30 sec. 51 min. 57 min.
VGA
(640 × 480
/ 4:3)
1 min. 6 sec. 1 min. 28 sec. 125 min. 167 min.
HS120fps
(1280 × 720)
- 11 sec. - 21 min.
HS 240fps
(432 × 324)
- 17 sec. - 32 min.
In regards to the movie recording time:
  • Regardless of the card capacity, the maximum file size per movie is 4 GB.
  • When recording in 1080 60P, 1080P and 720P format, the maximum recording time per movie is 29 minutes.
  • When recording in HS120fps and HS240fps format, the maximum recording time per movie is 20 seconds.
Note:

The amount of storable still pictures and movie recording time is approximate and calculated based on capacity. The actual amounts will differ according to the shooting conditions and other figures. The figures do not guarantee battery life.


Question :
What differentiates the SH-1 from the SH-60?

Answer:
The following table describes the differences:

  SH-1 SH-60
Effective Pixels 16 million pixels, 1/2.3
CMOS sensor (Color filter)
Monitor 3.0 inches, Approx. 460,000 dots TFT color LCD
Touch Panel Available
Optical Zoom 24 x
Digital Zoom 4 x
Super-Resolution Zoom 48 x
* From Wide to Zoom, including optical zoom range
Image Processing True Pic VII True Pic VI
Focal Length 4.5 mm - 108 mm
(25 mm - 600 mm equivalent to 35 mm photography)
Live Guide Available
Interval Shooting Available Not available
Photo Story Available
Advanced Movie Mode Photo in Movie / 60p Movie /
High-Speed Movie / Time Lapse Movie
Photo in Movie / 60i Movie / High-Speed Movie
Art Filter / Magic Filter

7 art filters

Pop Art, Soft Focus ,
Pale&Light Color, Grainy Film,
Pin Hole, Diorama,
Dramatic Tone

11 magic filters

Pop Art, Pin Hole, Fish Eye,
Soft Focus, Punk, Sparkle
Watercolor, Reflection, Miniature,
Fragmented, Dramatic
Picture Mode Vivid, Natural, Muted,
Fish Eye, Sparkle, Reflection,
Fragmented, Art Filter
Not available
Image Size
(Still Pictures)
16M, 8M, 3M, VGA
(Aspect rate can be selected from 4:3, 16:9, 3:2, 1:1.)
Image Size
(Movie)
1080 60p (1920 × 1080)
1080P (1920 × 1080)
720P (1280 × 720)
VGA (640 × 480)
HS 120fps (1280 × 720)
HS 240fps (432 × 324)
1080 60i (1920 × 1080)
1080P (1920 × 1080)
720P (1280 × 720)
VGA (640 × 480)
HS 120fps (1280 × 720)
HS 240fps (432 × 324)
Built-in Flash Available
Built-in Wi-Fi Available Not available
Memory SD / SDHC / SDXC cards (UHS-I compatible)
Eye-Fi cards
SD / SDHC / SDXC cards (UHS-I compatible)
Eye-Fi cards, FlashAir
Battery LI-92B (bundled with the camera) LI-90B (bundled with the camera)
Number of Shots per Charge Approx. 380 shots Approx. 310 shots
Dimensions 108.8 mm (W)
×
63.2 mm (H)
×
42.4 mm (D) / 4.3" (W)
×
2.5" (H)
×
1.7" (D)
112.1 mm (W)
×
63.5 mm (H)
×
42.4 mm (D) / 4.4" (W)
×
2.5" (H)
×
1.7" (D)
Weight
(Battery and Media Card Included)
271g 269g
Color Silver, Black, White
Release Date April 2014 October 2013

Question :
What comes bundled with the camera?

Answer:
The following items are bundled with the camera:

  • SH-1 camera
  • Lithium-ion Rechargeable Battery (LI-92B)
  • USB Cable (CB-USB8)
  • USB-AC adapter (F-2AC)
  • Strap
  • Stylus pen
  • OLYMPUS Setup CD-ROM:
    OLYMPUS Viewer 3 software (Windows / Mac)
  • Instruction Manual
  • Warranty Card

Question :
I have inserted a battery in the SH-1, but the camera does not turn on. What should I do?

Answer:
Insert the Lithium-Ion battery (LI-92B) as illustrated below. Place the battery terminal button down and the minus (-) pole to the battery lock side.



If the battery charge does not start even when the USB cable (USB-AC adapter) is connected to the camera, check whether the battery is inserted correctly and the USB cable (USB-AC adapter) is connected securely.

If you are using a power strip (extension cord), try to connect the USB-AC adapter directly to the wall outlet.

Note:
  • There is a risk of overheating or explosion if the exterior of the battery is damaged.
  • Turn off the camera before opening or closing the battery and media cover.
  • Make sure to close and lock the battery and media card cover while using the camera.

Question :
What type of memory card can I use with this model?

Answer:
This model is compatible with SD, SDHC and SDXC cards, including Eye-Fi.
xD-Picture Card™ and CompactFlash® media cannot be used.

Note:

To see a list of compatible memory cards, click here:
* Compatibility table for Media Card ( SH-Series )


Question :
Where can I find the instruction manual for my camera?

Answer:
You can find the manual online. You can either read it online or download the instruction manual for your camera.
See the following Web page to find the available manuals:

* Download Manuals



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