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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.)
37MB Internal Memory 4GB SD /
SDHC / SDXC Card
16M+RAW
(4608 x 3456)
Fine 1 110  37.2 MB
Normal 1 130  31.5 MB
16M
(4608 x 3456)
Fine 4 460  8.9 MB
Normal 8 880  4.7 MB
8M
(3200 x 2400)
Fine 9 900  4.6 MB
Normal 16 1,630  2.5 MB
3M
(1920 x 1440)
Fine 27 2,740  1.5 MB
Normal 54 5,480 0.7 MB
VGA
(640 x 480)
Fine 198 20,110 0.2 MB
Normal 341 30,170 0.1 MB

[Movies]
Image Size Recording Time
37 MB Internal Memory 4GB SD / SDHC / SDXC Card
with Sound without Sound with Sound without Sound
1080 60P
(1920 x 1080)
9 sec.  9 sec. 18 min. 18 min.
1080P
(1920 x 1080)
14 sec.  15 sec. 27 min. 29 min.
720P
(1280 x 720)
27 sec.  30 sec. 51 min. 57 min.
VGA
(640 x 480)
1 min. 6 sec.  1 min. 28 sec. 125 min. 167 min.
HS 120fps
(1280 x 720)
- 11 sec. - 21 min.
HS 240fps
(432 x 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 comes packaged with the camera?

Answer:
The following items are packaged with the camera:

  • SH-2 Camera Body
  • Lithium-ion Rechargeable Battery (LI-92B)
  • USB Cable (CB-USB8)
  • USB-AC Adapter (F-2AC)
  • Strap
  • Stylus Pen
  • Software CD-ROM
    OLYMPUS Viewer 3 (Windows / Mac)
  • Instruction Manual
  • Warranty Card

Question :
What differentiates the SH-2 from the SH-1?

Answer:

The following table describes the differences:

SH-2 SH-1
Effective Pixels 16 million pixels, 1/2.3
CMOS sensor (Primary color filter )
Monitor 3.0 inches, 460,000 dots, TFT color LCD (Touch panel)
Optical Zoom 24x
Digital Zoom 4x
Super-Resolution Zoom 48x
  • * From Wide to Zoom, including optical zoom range
Image Processor True Pic VII
Focal Length 4.5 mm - 108 mm
(25 mm - 600 mm equivalent in 35 mm photography)
Shooting Mode
  • P (Program Auto)
  • iAUTO
  • Photo Story
  • ART (Art Filter)
  • Panorama
  • Nightscape (Night + Portrait, Night Scene, Fireworks, Hand-Held Starlight, Live Composite)
  • Advanced Movie
  • M (Manual)
  • SCN (Scene)
  • P (Program Auto)
  • iAUTO
  • Photo Story
  • ART (Art Filter)
  • Panorama
  • Hand-Held Starlight
  • Advanced Movie
  • M (Manual)
  • SCN (Scene)
SCN (Scene) Mode 13 scene modes:
Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Interval Shooting, Sport, Indoor, Self Portrait, Sunset, Cuisine, Documents, Beach & Snow, Super Macro, Backlight HDR
16 scene modes:
Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Interval Shooting, Night scene, Night&Portrait, Sport, Indoor, Self Portrait, Sunset, Fireworks, Cuisine, Documents, Beach & Snow, Super Macro, Backlight HDR
Advanced Movie mode Photo in Movie, 60p Movie, High-Speed Movie, Time Lapse Movie
Art Filter 7 art filters:
Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale&Light Color, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Dramatic Tone
Picture Mode Vivid, Natural, Muted, Fish Eye, Sparkle, Reflection, Fragmented, Art Filter
Image Size (Still Pictures) 16M+RAW, 16M, 8M, 3M, VGA
(Aspect ratio can be selected from 4:3, 16:9, 3:2 or 1:1.)
16M, 8M, 3M, VGA
(Aspect ratio can be selected from 4:3, 16:9, 3:2 or 1:1.)
Image Size (Movie) 1080 60p (1920 x 1080), 1080P (1920 x 1080),
720P (1280 x 720), VGA (640 x 480),
HS 120fps (1280 x 720), HS 240fps (432 x 324)
Built-in Flash Available
Built-in Wi-Fi Available
OI.Share
  • Remote Control function
  • Import Photos function
  • Edit Photo
  • Add Geotag function
  • Easy Setup function
  • Import Photos function
  • Edit Photo
TV Connectivity HDMI cable connection:
  • Still imazes and movies viewing
  • HDMI control compatible TV connection and camera operation using the TV remote controller are available.
  • Live view photography
AV cable connection:
  • Still images and movies viewing
  • Live view photography
HDMI cable connection:
  • Still images and movies viewing
  • HDMI control compatible TV connection and camera operation using the TV remote controller are available.
AV cable connection:
  • Still images and movies viewing
  • Live view photography
Memory SD / SDHC / SDXC cards (UHS-I compatible), Eye-Fi cards
Battery LI-92B (bundled) *1
Number of Shots per Charge Approx. 380 shots
Dimensions 108.8 mm (W) x 63.2 mm (H) x 42.4 mm (D) / 4.3" (W) x 2.5" (H) x 1.7" (D)
Weight (Battery and Media Card Included) 271g
Color Silver, Black Silver, Black, White
Release Date April 2015 April 2014
Refer to the Product Page SH-2 SH-1
  • *1 Can I use the Lithium-ion rechargeable battery LI-92B on cameras that use LI-90B, and vice versa?
    * Answer

Question :
Can I use the Lithium-ion rechargeable battery LI-92B on cameras that use LI-90B, and vice versa?

Answer:
Yes, you can use the LI-92B battery on cameras that use the LI-90B and use the LI-90B on LI-92B supported cameras.
The LI-92B increased capacity from 1270 mAh (LI-90B) to 1350 mAh (LI-92B). Its shape is same as the LI-90B.

LI-92B
(Capacity: 1350 mAh)
LI-90B
(Capacity: 1270 mAh)

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 cards.

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 : SH-Series


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