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Olympus FE-170 / C-505 / X-760
3.6 out of 10

Olympus FE-170 / C-505 / X-760

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Image Sensor
6.0 Megapixel (effective), 6.2 Megapixel gross, 1/2.5” (1.2cm) CCD
Focal Length/Lens Configuration
6.3 – 18.9mm (38 – 114mm equivalent in 35mm photography), 6 lenses in 5 groups
3x Optical + 4x Digital (seamless to 12x)
Maximum Aperture
f3.1 – f5.9
2.5” (6.4cm) Color LCD, approx. 154,000 pixels
Focus System
Autofocus (CCD Contrast Detection, iESP)
Focus Range (from lens surface)
Normal/Macro Mode:(Wide)4.0” (0.1m) – infinity
Shutter Speed
Auto (1/2000 sec. – 4 sec. )
ISO Sensitivity (SOS: Standard Output Sensitivity)
Auto (64 – 400)
White Balance Control
Auto (ESP)
Exposure Compensation
±2 EV steps in 1/3 EV steps
Image File Format
Still Image: DCF, Exif 2.21, JPEG, PIM3 Movie Mode: QuickTime® motion JPEG
Number of Recorded Pixels
2,816 x 2,112, SHQ/HQ 2,048 x 1,536, SQ1 640 x 480, SQ2
Shooting Modes
16 Shooting Modes: Auto, Scene Presets (Portrait, Landscape, Night & Portrait, Indoor, Candle, Self-Portrait, Sunset, Sport, Fireworks, Cuisine, Documents, Behind Glass, Auction), Digital Image Stabilization Mode, Movie
Up to 10 frames automatically stitchable with OLYMPUS Master Software when using Olympus brand xD-Picture Card™
Movie Mode
QuickTime Movie: 320x240/15fps (HQ), 160x120/15fps (SQ)
Pixel Mapping
Automatic Pixel Mapping (APM) available via menu setting
Image Playback
Still Image: Single, Index (4/9/16/25), Enlargement (up to 10x), Slideshow, Rotation Movie: Normal, Reverse, Frame-By-Frame
Playback Edit Effects
Still Image: Resize (640x480, 320x240)
Direct Printing Options
PictBridgeTM, DPOF
Flash Modes
Auto (for low-light and backlit conditions), Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-In, Off
Flash Working Range
Wide: 0.7 ft. (0.2m) – 13.1 ft. (4.0m) Tele: 2.0 ft. (0.6m) – 6.9 ft. (2.1m)
12 Seconds/Auto
Setting Memorization
On/Off (Hold changes/Reset to default settings)
Date/Time Calendar
Simultaneous recording into image data, Automatic up to 2099
10MB internal memory
Removable Media Card
xD-Picture Card™ (16, 32, 64, 128, 256, 512MB, 1GB or 2GB)
Outer Connectors
USB Connector, Video Output, DC Input
Auto-Connect USB
2.0 Full Speed (USB mass storage)
System Requirements
Auto-Connect USB: Windows® 98SE/ME/2000PRO/XP with USB port, Mac OS® 9.0 – 9.2x/OS X 10.1 – 10.4 with USB port Software: Windows 98SE/ME/2000PRO/XP, Mac® 10.2 and higher
Operating Temperature/Humidity
Operation: 32° – 104°F (0° – 40°C), 30% – 90% humidity Storage: -4° – 140°F (-20° – 60°C), 10% – 90% humidity
Power Source
(2) AA Batteries, (2) Ni-MH AA Batteries (optional), AC Adapter (E-7AU) (optional)
3.6” W x 2.5” H x 1.2” D (90.0mm x 62.5mm x 30.5mm)
4.4 oz. (124g) without batteries and media card
Release Date
First seen
12 October 2006