Olympus µ 720 SW - shock and waterproof

Posted on Friday, January 27 2006 @ 20:32 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Olympus introduced a new 7.1 megapixel digital camera with shock and waterproof attributes. The rugged Olympus µ 720 SW is waterproof to 3m and resistant to falls from up to 1.5m.

Other features include 3x optical zoom, 2.5" LCD display, 24 scene modes, VGA movie recording and more.

  • Waterproof up to 3m and shockproof (equivalent to 1.5m)
  • 7.1 million pixels
  • Tough metal body in three colours: Dusky Pink, Polar Blue and Steel Sliver
  • BrightCapture Technology for better low light photography
  • 6.4cm/2.5” LCD
  • Bright 3x optical zoom 38-114mm (equivalent to 35mm camera) 1:3.5-5.0
  • 24 scene modes (incl. Portrait, Candle, Landscape and various underwater modes)
  • Movie function with sound (640x480 pixels, 15fps)
  • Macro and Super Macro mode for shots from as little as 7cm
  • Editing functions (e.g. Red-eye Fix, Calendar Composition, Layout Composition, Title Composition)
  • PictBridge compatible
  • Internal memory plus xD-Picture Card slot
  • Multi-language menu plus possibility to download further languages from the internet
  • Supplied with Olympus Master Software and LI-42B battery
  • Optional underwater case PT-033 (waterproof up to 40m)

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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