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SP-550UZ Digital Camera


Olympus

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The SP-550UZ Digital Camera

Features:

  • 7.1-megapixel CCD captures enough detail for photo-quality 15 x 20-inch prints
  • 18x super-telephoto zoom lens; 15fps high-speed sequential shooting
  • 2.5-inch, high-resolution LCD screen
  • Bright Capture technology for low-light photography and image viewing
  • Stores images on xD Picture Cards


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5 Reviews  

Average Rating: 3.5 out of 5

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Nancyj Hovey
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member since: 11/10/2006
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Rating: 4 out of 5
I am enjoying my SP-550UZ Digital & am still learning all of its features. Even though I agree re: the focus problem on A it is frustrating, but one can work around it. Zoom sends one into the close up features for some of the pictures which is a distance feature.
There should be a focus 'fix' that one can get from Olympus site. I am not sure if that is the offered 'fix'. I intend to go to the camera shop in town to find out, and get assistance to correct the software. I still love the hold of the camera & taking many pictures with it. A great challenge, who said taking photos should be automatically easy winners? But I agree the Auto mode should focus with more efficiency. Happy photo's!
4/7/2008 3:32:39 AM
 
Cynthia A. Gallo Callan
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member since: 6/29/2004
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Have been using this camera now for almost two months. I upgraded from the C-770. Love the speed and RAW features.
3/16/2008 5:59:41 AM
 
Malissa M. Brown

member since: 11/8/2007
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Rating: 5 out of 5
I like this camera! I am still trying to learn all of its bells and whistles and to get away from the auto setting.
1/25/2008 10:31:39 PM
 
Angie B. Harris

member since: 1/15/2006
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Rating: 4 out of 5
I love this camera.It takes great photos and its light weight. I take it everywhere. It is my favorite digital camera
10/2/2007 1:32:47 PM
 
Debbie Truesdale
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member since: 2/25/2005
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Rating: 1 out of 5
I do not like this camera!! It does not focus when on auto focus! What good is it!! I have the camedia c2100 and love it. I thought Olympus was a good brand!! If anyone has it and likes it let me know!!
8/12/2007 6:06:07 PM
 

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