Reviews and Problems with Olympus SP-510 UltraZoom
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madkat, DP Review
21 January 2009
Excerpt: Got this camera used - in order to relace my old "all weather" Oly FE100 - at first - but starting to get used to it - it became a replacement for the fuji 9600 i've found it very easy to use, good menu - divided in "setup menu" and "camera menu", excellent customizeable modes, excellent colors,...
Summary: Great camera, took wonderful pictures and video. i would not recommened it to someone who is looking for a start out camera as it is a little difficult to use at first and can be overwheling because of all the many features it has.
Summary: This camera takes suprisingly good quality pics. It is user friendly and the grip is nice. BUT the screen delay (delay of image appearing on screen) and shot delay (amount of time allowed between shots) is pretty frustrating.
Summary: This camera is a solid purchase as an item for consumers that fall between amateur and professional. It has a few advanced features to adjust ISO control, indoor/outdoor light settings, use flash, and choose between viewfinder or LCD focus-framing control options.
Excerpt: I had bought one of these but returned it after a few days. The camera wasn't that bad but I was looking for something more . . . I already had an Olympus point and shoot and am very satisfied with it, but it's a 3MP and it's just too slow. This one was faster and had lots of manual controls . . .
Summary: I found this camera initially a bit worse (more digital noise and less sharp images) than my old Olympus until I adjusted the ISO and turned off the digital image stabilizer. Then it became a superb digital camera.
Excerpt: Great camera for the money if you want to do more than point and shoot. Indoor pics come out much better in manual mode (Iso 50-200) than auto. Auto is good when outdoors. Alot of features packed into this camera. Battery life is outstanding!!!!! and uses standard "AA" Navigation of menu's is ok.
Summary: This camera with a 2 gig card replaced both our old Olympus digital camera and our analog video camera. It gives us 30 plus minutes of video and pictures to boot. All functions are as promised. Con: so many features, it's hard to use them all.