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Olympus Stylus 790 SW / µ 790 SW / Mju 790 SW

7.1 megapixels

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Olympus Stylus 790 SW

The Olympus Stylus 790 SW is a MIL-STD-810F Shock Compliant (5ft.) shockproof, JIS Level 8 (10ft.) waterproof, MIL-STD-810F Lo Temp Compliant (14oF) freeze proof digital camera that utilizes a 7.1 Megapixels (effective), 1/2.33” CCD (1.1cm) image sensor with a lens that has 6.7 – 20.1 mm (38 – 114 mm equivalent in 35mm photography) focal length. It has 10 Lenses in 8 Groups with 3 Aspherical Lenses that has 3x Optical Zoom + 5x Digital Zoom (Seamless to 15x) and a maximum apert…

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Olympus Stylus 790 SW

The Olympus Stylus 790 SW is a MIL-STD-810F Shock Compliant (5ft.) shockproof, JIS Level 8 (10ft.) waterproof, MIL-STD-810F Lo Temp Compliant (14oF) freeze proof digital camera that utilizes a 7.1 Megapixels (effective), 1/2.33” CCD (1.1cm) image sensor with a lens that has 6.7 – 20.1 mm (38 – 114 mm equivalent in 35mm photography) focal length. It has 10 Lenses in 8 Groups with 3 Aspherical Lenses that has 3x Optical Zoom + 5x Digital Zoom (Seamless to 15x) and a maximum aperture of F3.5 - F5.0. The focus range is 19.7“-infinity (0.5m-infinity) for normal mode and 7.9-nfinity (0.2m-nfinity) wide/11.8”-nfinity (0.3m-nfinity) tele for macro mode. It has a shutter speed of 1/1000 sec.-/2 sec. (up to 4 sec. in Night Scene mode) with up to 1600 ISO sensitivity. The camera has various selections for Exposure Metering, White Balance Control, Exposure Compensation and supports JPEG and AVI Motion JPEG (movie) file formats with up to 3,072 x 2,304 (SHQ / HQ) recorded pixel resolution. It has 27 shooting modes, Movie Panorama function for up to 10 frames automatically stitchable with OLYMPUS Master software when using Olympus brand xD-Picture Card™, Continuous Shooting up to 3.5 frames per second (11 frames in SQ1), and Shooting Assist Functions. The camera is powered by a Li-ion Rechargeable Battery (LI-42B), measures 93.6 x 60.9 x 21.3mm and weighs 136g

Features

The Stylus 790 SW’s shockproof feature with floating circuit board and shock-absorbing construction protects the Stylus 790 SW camera and images from drops up to 5 feet. It also features waterproof seals and gaskets that allow users to take amazing underwater pictures and movies in the pool or even in the ocean. It is winterized to perform at below-freezing temperatures as well. The camera features Face Detection Technology that automatically focuses on subjects' faces and optimizes exposure. It also features a high-resolution, 7.1-megapixel image sensor that allows for larger prints without sacrificing detail, 3x optical zoom Olympus lens that brings users closer to the action without taking a step, 2.5“ HyperCrystal™ LCD provides an extra-wide viewing angle and anti-glare technology to compose, shoot and share photos with family and friends even in bright, direct sunlight. Other features are Digital Image Stabilization that combines high ISO sensitivity and shutter speeds that allows user to take fast-motion photos without the blurriness, and is an Olympus Eco-product. The camera also features Shadow Adjustment Technology, TruePic™ III Image Processor and Perfect Shot Preview.

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  • picture distortion

    olympus stylus 790 sw 7.1 camera has worked great for 2 years and has now started distorting whites and skin tones. A person's teeth look like fangs, eyes look watery, noses elongated. More fit as circus pics than portraits!

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