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Questions :

Question :
What differentiates the SH-25MR from the SH-21?

Answer:
The following table describes the differences:
SH-25MR SH-21
Effective pixels 16 million pixels,
1/2.3, Backlit CMOS sensor
Monitor 3.0 inches, Approx. 460,000 dots
TFT color LCD
Optical zoom 12.5 x
Super-resolution zoom 2 x Not available
Focal length 4.2 mm - 52.5 mm
( 24 mm - 300 mm equivalent in 35 mm photography )
Touch panel Available
Live guide Available
Image stabilizer
( DUAL IS )
Available
Hand-Held starlight Available
Smart panorama Available
Multi-Record Available Not available
GPS Available Not available
Magic Filter 12 filters
Pop Art, Pin Hole,Fisheye, Drawing,Soft Focus, Punk,
Sparkle, Watercolor, Reflection,
Miniature, Fragmented,Dramatic
10 filters
Pop Art, Pin Hole,Fisheye, Drawing,Soft Focus, Punk,
Sparkle, Watercolor, Reflection,
Miniature
Movie Full HD movie ( 1080P ) / HD movie ( 720P )
VGA / QVGA
Eye-Fi card compatibility Compatible
HDMI output connector HDMI micro connector ( Type D )
Dimensions 109.2 mm (W) x 61.8 mm (H) x 30.6 mm (D) / 4.3" (W) x 2.4" (H) x 1.2" (D) 105.4 mm (W) x 59.4 mm (H) x 30.6 mm (D) / 4.1" (W) x 2.3" (H) x 1.2" (D)
Weight
( with battery and media card )
208g 184g
Color White
Gold
Red
Black
Champagne gold
Red
Black
Refer to the product's page SH-25MR SH-21

Question :
What comes packaged with the camera?

Answer:
The following items are packaged with the camera:

- SH-25MR camera
- Lithium-ion Rechargeable Battery ( LI-50B )
- USB-AC adapter ( F-2AC )
- USB cable ( CB-USB8 )
- Monaural Audio / Video cable ( CB-AVC3 )
- Strap
- Olympus Setup CD-ROM:
* [ib] software ( Windows )
* OLYMPUS Viewer 2 software ( Windows / Mac )
- Instruction Manual
- Warranty card

Question :
What are the compression rates and what size are 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.
Image size Compression Number of storable pictures without sound File size (approx.)
43MB
Internal memory
4 GB SD/SDHC/SDXC card
16M
(4608 x 3456)
Fine 5 488 8.4 MB
Normal 10 957 4.3 MB
8M
(3264 x 2448)
Fine 10 957 4.3 MB
Normal 21 1856 2.2 MB
5M
(2560 x 1920)
Fine 17 1527 2.7 MB
Normal 33 2873 1.4 MB
3M
(2048 x 1536)
Fine 28 2413 1.7 MB
Normal 54 4641 0.9 MB
2M
(1600 x 1200)
Fine 45 3893 1.1 MB
Normal 85 7099 0.6 MB
1M
(1280 x 960)
Fine 68 5746 0.7 MB
Normal 130 10971 0.4 MB
VGA
(640 x 480)
Fine 228 17240 0.2 MB
Normal 392 30170 0.1 MB
16:9 L
(4608 x 2416)
Fine 7 645 6.4 MB
Normal 14 1270 3.2 MB
16:9 S
(1920 x 1080)
Fine 41 3549 1.2 MB
Normal 80 6704 0.6 MB

[Movies]
Image size / Aspect ratio Frame rate
(fps)
Storable recording time with sound
43MB
Internal memory
4GB SD / SDHC / SDXC card 8GB SD / SDHC / SDXC card
1080P
( 1920 x 1080 ) / 16:9
30 fps 16 sec. *2 27 min. 17 sec. 54 min. 58 sec. *1
720P
( 1280 x 720 ) / 16:9
44 sec. *3 1h 12 min. 16 sec. *1 2h 25 min. 34 sec. *1
VGA
( 640 x 480 ) / 4:3
30 fps 1 min. 15 sec. *4 2h 2 min. 51 sec. 4h 7 min. 26 sec.
Regarding the movie recording time:
Regardless of the card capacity, the maximum file size per movie is 4GB.
*1 When recording in 1080P and 720P format, the maximum recording time per movie is 29 minutes.
*2 When recording to the internal memory in 1080P, the maximum recording time per movie is 6 seconds.
*3 When recording to the internal memory in 720P, the maximum recording time per movie is 18 seconds.
*4 When recording to the internal memory in VGA, the maximum recording time per movie is 36 seconds.
Note:
- The amount of storable still pictures and storable movie recording time are approximate and are calculated based on capacity. The actual amounts will differ according to the shooting conditions and other figures. The figures are not a guarantee of battery life.
- To increase the free space in the internal memory or on the optional memory card, save any images and movies you wish to keep to external storage (for example, on a computer) and then delete them from the internal memory or memory card.

Question :
Which types of memory cards can I use?

Answer:
SD, SDHC and SDXC cards, including Eye-Fi® cards, can be used.
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 either read online or download the instruction manual for your camera.
See the following Web page to find the available manuals:
* Download Manuals


Question :
Where can I find information on how to use the [ib] software?

Answer:
Answers to the most frequently asked questions about [ib] are collected here.

Detailed documentation of the software's functions is available in the application's Help file. To access the Help file, launch [ib] and choose ib Help from the Help menu.


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