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Question :
What differentiates the VH-510 from the VH-210?

Answer:
The following table describes the differences:
VH-510 VH-210
Effective pixels 12 million pixels, CMOS: 1 / 2.3 14 million pixels, CCD: 1 / 2.3 
Monitor 3.0 inches Approx. 460,000 dotsTFT color LCD 3.0 inches Approx. 460,000
dotsTFT color LCD
Optical zoom 8 x 5 x
Super-resolution zoom 2 x Not available
Focal length 4.4 mm - 35.2 mm
( 25 mm - 200 mm equivalent in 35 mm photography )
4.7 mm - 23.5 mm
( 26 mm - 130 mm equivalent in 35 mm photography )
Movie Full HD movie ( 1080P ) HD movie ( 720P )
SCN
( scene mode )
17 modes 15 modes
Magic filter Available ( for still pictures )
12 filters
Available ( for still pictures )
9 filters
3D photo Available Available ( anaglyph )
Eye-Fi card compatible Available Available
HDMI Available Not available
Dimensions 104.4 mm (W) x 59.9 mm (H) x 26.1 mm (D) / 4.1" (W) x 2.4" (H) x 1.0" (D) 100.6 mm (W) x 60.3 mm (H) x 20.5 mm (D) / 4.0" (W) x 2.4" (H) x 0.8" (D)
Weight
( with battery and media card )
154g 138g
Color Silver
Black
Pink
White
Lichee white
Apple red
Grape purple
Apricot orange
Kiwi green
Refer to the product's page VH-510 VH-210
Tips:
You can compare the VH-510 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:

- VH-510 camera
- USB cable ( CB-USB7 )
- Monaural Audio / Video cable ( CB-AVC5 )
- Strap
- USB-AC adapter ( F-2AC )
- Lithium-ion Rechargeable Battery ( LI-50B )
- 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. )
Internal memory
(46.8 MB)
4 GB
SD/SDHC/SDXC card
12M
( 3968 x 2976 )
Fine 8 663  6.2 MB
Normal 15 1298  3.2 MB
8M
( 3264 x 2448 )
Fine 11 968  4.2 MB
Normal 23 1877  2.2 MB
5M
( 2560 x 1920 )
Fine 19 1544  2.7 MB
Normal 38 3128  1.3 MB
3M
( 2048 x 1536 )
Fine 29 2346  1.7 MB
Normal 59 4692  0.9 MB
2M
( 1600 x 1200 )
Fine 48 3935  1.0 MB
Normal 93 7624  0.5 MB
1M
( 1280 x 960 )
Fine 74 5809  0.7 MB
Normal 139 11087  0.4 MB
VGA
( 640 x 480 )
Fine 249 20314  0.2 MB
Normal 412 30452  0.1 MB
16:9 L
( 3968 x 2232 )
Fine 10 877  4.7 MB
Normal 21 1718  2.4 MB
16:9 S
( 1920 x 1080 )
Fine 45 3697  1.1 MB
Normal 87 6777  0.6 MB

[Movies]
Image size / Aspect ratio Storable recording time with sound
Internal memory
( 46.8 MB )
4 GB SDHC card 8 GB SDHC card
1080P
( 1920 x 1080 ) / 16:9 *1
18 sec. 24 min. 45 sec. 49 min. 33 sec.
720P
( 1280 x 720 ) / 16:9 *1
26 sec. 36 min. 40 sec. 1 h 13 min. 25 sec.
VGA
( 640 x 480 ) / 4:3
1 min. 9 sec. 1 h 36 min. 15 sec. 3 h 12 min. 43 sec.

*1 When recording in 1080P and 720P format, the maximum recording time per movie is 29 minutes.

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.
- To increase the free space in the internal memory or on the optical 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 ( VH-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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