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Questions :

Question :
An MPO file is recorded in addition to a JPEG file after shooting 3D pictures. Why?

Answer:
When shooting 3D pictures, a JPEG file and an MPO file are recorded in record mode 16:9 S.a JPEG file and an MPO file
The MPO format (Multi Picture Object Format, file extension: ".MPO") is a CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association) file format. This file format saves multiple images as a single image file.

In 3D picture shooting, the camera creates parallax images for the right and left eye in MPO format.
Note:
If either the MPO file or JPEG file is deleted from the computer, the images cannot be displayed in 3D.

Question :
Can I play back the 3D images, taken with 3D mode, on the LCD monitor of my camera?

Answer:
No, the 3D images cannot be played back on the monitor of your camera. You can play back the images on 3D-compatible devices (e.g. TV, computer).

Note:
To play back the 3D images on a TV, connect a 3D-compatible TV to your camera using an HDMI cable (CB-HD1, 1.5 m, sold separately).

Question :
What are the differences among the SP-810UZ, SP-800UZ and SZ-30MR?

Answer:
The following table describes the differences:

SP-810UZ SP-800UZ SZ-30MR
Effective pixels 14 million pixels
CCD: 1/2.3
14 million pixels
CCD: 1/2.33
16 million pixels,
1/2.3
Backlit CMOS sensor 
Monitor  3.0 inches Approx. 230,000 dots TFT color LCD 3.0 inches Approx. 460,000 dots TFT color LCD
Optical zoom 36 x 30 x  24 x 
Focal length 4.3 mm - 154.8 mm
(25 mm - 864 mm equivalent in 35 mm photography)
4.9 mm - 147.0 mm
(28 mm - 840mm equivalent in 35 mm photography)
4.5 mm - 108.0 mm
(25 mm - 600 mm equivalent in 35 mm photography)
Image stabilizer  Available
Hand-Held Starlight Not available Available
Smart Panorama Not available Available
Multi-Record Not available Available
Movie HD movie (720P) HD movie (720P) Full HD movie (1080P)
Magic Filter 10 filters
Pop Art, Pinhole,
Fisheye, Drawing,
Soft Focus, Punk,
Sparkle, Watercolor, Reflection,Miniature
4 filters
Pop Art, Pinhole,
Drawing, Fisheye
8 filters
Pop Art, Pinhole,
Fisheye, Drawing,
Soft Focus, Punk,
Sparkle, Watercolor
Scene Mode 16 modes 17 modes 16 modes
Eye-Fi card compatibility Compatible  Not compatible Compatible 
Dimensions 105.9 mm (W) x 75.9 mm (H) x  73.5 mm (D) / 4.2" (W) x 2.6" (H) x 1.5" (D) 107.3 mm (W) x 73.4 mm (H) x 84.7 mm (D) / 4.2" (W) x 2.9" (H) x 3.3" (D) 106.3 mm (W) x 68.7 mm (H) x 39.5 mm (D) / 4.2" (W) x 2.7" (H) x 1.6" (D) 
Weight
(with battery and media card)
413g 418g 226g
Color  Black Silver Silver
Black

Question :
What comes packaged with the camera?

Answer:
The following items are packaged with the camera:

- SP-810UZ body
- Lithium-ion Rechargeable Battery ( LI-50B )
- USB-AC adapter ( F-2AC, only for charging, )
- USB cable ( CB-USB8 )
- Monaural Audio / Video cable ( CB-AVC3 )
- Strap
- Lens cap
- Lens cap strap
- CD-ROM ( [ib], OLYMPUS Viewer 2 )
- Instruction Manual
- Warranty card


Question :
Which types of memory cards can I use?

Answer:
SD, SDHC and SDXC cards can be used.
xD-Picture Card™ and CompactFlash® media cannot be used.

Note:
To see a list of compatible memory cards, click here:
* xD-Picture CardTM / SmartMediaTM / Compact FlashTM Compatibility with SP-Series cameras

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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