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Questions :

Question :
What differentiates the SP-620UZ from the SP-610UZ?

Answer:
The following table describes the differences:
SP-620UZ SP-610UZ
Effective pixels 16 million pixels
CCD: 1/2.3
14 million pixels
CCD: 1/2.3
Monitor 3.0 inches Approx. 230,000 dots
TFT color LCD
3.0 inches Approx. 230,000 dots
TFT color LCD
Optical zoom 21 x 22 x
Focal length 4.5 mm - 94.5 mm
( 25 mm - 525 mm equivalent in 35 mm photography )
5.0 mm - 110.0 mm
( 28 mm - 616 mm equivalent in 35 mm photography )
Image stabilizer
( DUAL IS )
Available
Movie HD movie ( 720P )
3D photo Available
Magic filter 11 magic filters
Pop Art / Pin Hole / Fish Eye / Drawing / Soft Focus / Punk / Sparkle / Watercolor / Reflection / Miniature / Fragmented
8 magic filters
Pop Art / Pin Hole / Fish Eye / Drawing / Soft Focus / Punk / Sparkle / Watercolor
Eye-Fi card compatible Available
Dimension 109.7 mm (W) x 74.3 mm (H) x 73.7 mm (D) / 4.3" (W) x 2.9" (H) x 2.9" (D) 107.4 mm (W) x 72.6 mm (H) x 73.2 mm (D) / 4.2" (W) x 2.9" (H) x 2.9" (D)
Weight
( with battery and media card )
435g 405g
Color Black Black
Refer to the product's page SP-620UZ  SP-610UZ
Tips:
You can also compare the SP-620UZ with other models on the following web page:
* Product comparison

Question :
What comes packaged with the camera?

Answer:
The following items are packaged with the camera:

- SP-620UZ camera
- AA Batteries ( x 4)
- USB cable (CB-USB8)
- Monaural Audio / Video cable ( CB-AVC3 )
- Lens cap / Lens cap 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. )
59 MB
Internal memory
4 GB SD/SDHC/SDXC card
16M
( 4608 x 3456 )
Fine  7 488  8.4 MB
Normal 15 957  4.3 MB
8M
( 3264 x 2448 )
Fine  15 957  4.3 MB
Normal 29 1856  2.2 MB
5M
( 2560 x 1920 )
Fine  24 1527  2.7 MB
Normal 46 2873  1.4 MB
3M
( 2048 x 1536 )
Fine  38 2413  1.7 MB
Normal 75 4641  0.9 MB
2M
( 1600 x 1200 )
Fine  62 3893  1.1 MB
Normal 118 7099  0.6 MB
1M
( 1280 x 960 )
Fine  94 5746  0.7 MB
Normal 180 10971  0.4 MB
VGA
( 640 x 480 )
Fine  316 17240  0.2 MB
Normal 542 30170  0.1 MB
16:9 L
( 4608 x 2592 )
Fine  10 645  6.4 MB
Normal 20 1270  3.2 MB
16:9 S
( 1920 x 1080 )
Fine  57 3549  1.2 MB
Normal 111 6704  0.6 MB

[Movies]
Image size / Aspect ratio  Image quality   Storable recording time with sound
59 MB
Internal memory
4 GB
SD/SDHC/SDXC card
720P
(1280 x 720) / 16:9 *1
Fine 37 sec. 29 min. 
Normal 1 min. 15 sec. 29 min. 
VGA
(640 x 480) / 4:3
Fine 1 min. 15 sec. 83 min. 40 sec.
Normal 2 min. 27 sec. 167 min. 20 sec.
QVGA
(320 x 240) / 4:3
Fine 2 min. 27 sec. 167 min. 20 sec.
*1 When recording in 720P format, the maximum recording time per movie is 29 minutes.
Note:
- The amounts 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.
Regarding the movie recording time:
- Regardless of the card capacity, the maximum file size per movie is 4 GB.

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 ( SP-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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