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Evolt E-510 10.1MP Digital SLR (Body Only)
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Olympus Evolt E-510 10.1MP Digital SLR (Body Only)

Condition: Brand new, USA Warranty
Whatever life brings, whatever you?re photographing, you?ll capture colorful memories with the E-510?s proven Dust Reduction System and powerful, 10-megapixel imager.

The Olympus EVOLT E-510 digital SLR is a great camera to help you evolve as a photographer. Only Olympus digital SLRs are engineered to be 100-percent digital. Simply put, this means your pictures will have stunning edge-to-edge sharpness that can't be beat. Olympus' Live View LCD technology is a unique feature that enhances your picture-taking experience. Whatever life brings, whatever you're photographing, you'll capture colorful memories with the E-510's proven Dust Reduction System and powerful, 10-megapixel imager.


  • D-SLR with built-in image stabiliser
  • 10 Megapixel Live MOS sensor
  • New image processing engine
  • Hi-Speed USB 2.0
  • 2.5"/6.4cm HyperCrystal LCD
  • Supersonic Wave Filter for dust protection
  • Live Preview
  • 28 shooting modes
  • Built-in pop-up flash
  • 3 fps with up to seven images in RAW buffer
  • AF-lock functionality



Product type Single-lens reflex Live View digital camera with interchangeable lens system
Memory CompactFlash Type I/II, Microdrive, xD-Picture Card (Dual-Slot)
Sensor size 17.3 mm (H) x 13.0 mm (V)
Lens mount Four Thirds Mount
Effective Pixels number 10 million pixels
Product type Live MOS Sensor
Total no. of effective pixels Approx. 10.9 million pixels
Aspect ratio 1.33 (4:3)
Filter array Primary color filter (RGB)
LPF Fixed type
IR cut filter Hybrid type
Dust reduction Supersonic Wave Filter (dust reduction system for image sensor)
Recording format DCF, DPOF compatible/Exif, PRINT Image Matching III
File format RAW (12-bit), JPEG, RAW+JPEG
Recording image size [RAW] 3648 x 2736 pixels
[JPEG] 3648 x 2736 pixels - 640 x 480 pixels
File size RAW:3648 x 2736 compressed Approx. 11MB
SHQ: 3648 x 2736 Approx. 1/2.7 compressed Approx. 6.8MB

HQ: 3648 x 2736 Approx. 1/8 compressed Approx. 4.7MB

SQ: 3200 x 2400 Approx. 1/2.7 compressed Approx. 5.3MB
3200 x 2400 Approx. 1/4 compressed Approx. 3.7MB
3200 x 2400 Approx. 1/8 compressed Approx. 1.7MB
3200 x 2400 Approx. 1/12 compressed Approx. 1.1MB
2560 x 1920 Approx. 1/2.7 compressed Approx. 3.6MB
2560 x 1920 Approx. 1/4 compressed Approx. 2.2MB
2560 x 1920 Approx. 1/8 compressed Approx. 1.1MB
2560 x 1920 Approx. 1/12 compressed Approx. 0.7MB
1600 x 1200 Approx. 1/2.7 compressed Approx. 1.3MB
1600 x 1200 Approx. 1/4 compressed Approx. 0.8MB
1600 x 1200 Approx. 1/8 compressed Approx. 0.5MB
1600 x 1200 Approx. 1/12 compressed Approx. 0.3MB
1280 x 960 Approx. 1/2.7 compressed Approx. 0.8MB
1280 x 960 Approx. 1/4 compressed Approx. 0.5MB
1280 x 960 Approx. 1/8 compressed Approx. 0.3MB
1280 x 960 Approx. 1/12 compressed Approx. 0.2MB
1024 x 768 Approx. 1/2.7 compressed Approx. 0.5MB
1024 x 768 Approx. 1/4 compressed Approx. 0.4MB
1024 x 768 Approx. 1/8 compressed Approx. 0.2MB
1024 x 768 Approx. 1/12 compressed Approx. 0.1MB
640 x 480 Approx. 1/2.7 compressed Approx. 0.2MB
640 x 480 Approx. 1/4 compressed Approx. 0.2MB
640 x 480 Approx. 1/8 compressed Approx. 0.1MB
640 x 480 Approx. 1/12 compressed Approx. 0.1MB
Product type Eye-level single-lens reflex viewfinder
Field of view Approx. 95%
Viewfinder magnification Approx.0.92x (-1m-1, 50mm lens, infinity)
Eye point Approx. 14 mm (-1m-1)
Diopter adjustment range -3.0 - +1m-1
Focusing screen Fixed (Neo Lumi-Micron Mat screen)
Eyepiece shutter Eye piece cap EP-4 supplied
Eye cup Interchangeable type EP-5 supplied, optional EP-6, Magnifier Eyecup ME-1 is available
Preview Can be checked (when Fn button is set in preview mode), selectable from the optical viewfinder or rear-mounted LCD monitor
View finder information Aperture value, Shutter speed, Record mode, AF confirmation mark, Flash, WB, AE lock, Number of storable still images, Exposure compensation value, Metering mode, Battery warning, Exposure mode, AF frame (super impose). IS activating mode.
Live View Live-MOS Sensor for still picture shooting is used, 100% field of view, Exposure adjustment pre-view, White balance adjustment pre-view, Grid line displayable, 7x/10x magnification possible, MF/S-AF, AF frame display, AF point display, Shooting information, Histogram, IS activating mode, Heat warning.
AF Available with phase -difference detection system
System Built in (Imager shift image stabilizer)
Mode 2modes (2 dimensional activation: Horizontal + Vertical), (1 dimension activation: Vertical)
Effective compensation range up to 4EV steps maximum
Product type HyperCrystal LCD (semi-transmissive TFT color LCD)
Size 2.5 inches
Total no. of pixels Approx. 230,000 pixels
Playback field of view 100%
Brightness control 15 levels
AF system TTL phase-difference detection system
Focus mode Single AF (S-AF) / Continuous AF (C-AF) / Manual Focus (MF) / S-AF + MF / C-AF + MF
Focusing point 3-point multiple AF (Auto, selectable in option)
Focusing point selection Auto/Option selectable
AF luminance range EV 0 to 19 (at 20, ISO 100)
AF illuminator Built-in flash (external flash available. Inactivation is available to set.)
AF lock Locked at first position of Shutter button in Single AF mode / AEL button (customizable)
Focus tracking Interlocked with Continuous AF mode
Focus aid Available
Metering system TTL open-aperture metering system
(1) Digital ESP metering (49-point multi pattern metering) (2) Centre weighted average metering
(3) Spot metering (approx. 1% for the viewfinder screen) (4) Spot with Highlight control
(5) Spot with Shadow control
Metering range EV 1 - 20 (Digital ESP metering, Centre weighted average metering, Spot metering)
(At normal temperature, 50mm f2, ISO 100)
Exposure mode (1) Auto (2) P: Program AE (Program shift can be performed) (3) A: Aperture priority AE (4) S: Shutter priority AE (5) M: Manual (6) Scene program AE (7) Scene select AE
Scene program AE Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sport, Night + Portrait
Scene select AE Portrait, Landscape, Landscape + Portrait, Night Scene, Night + Portrait, Children, Sport, High Key, Low Key, Digital Image Stabilization, Macro, Nature Macro, Candle, Sunset, Fireworks, Documents, Panorama* (* Available with the Olympus xD-Picture Card), Beach & Snow.
ISO sensitivity AUTO / ISO 100 - 1600 (AUTO: Automatic control is available in AUTO, Program, A, Scene program, Scene select, Flash be fired. Up to ISO 800)
Exposure compensation +/-5 EV in 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps selectable
AE lock Locked by first position of Shutter button / AEL button (customizable)
Exposure bracketing 3 frames in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1EV steps selectable
Auto WB system Advanced detection system with Live MOS sensor
Preset white balance 7 settings (3000K - 7500K) Lamp (3000K), Fluorescent 1 (4000K), Fluorescent 2 (4500K), Fluorescent 3 (6600K), Daylight (5300K), Cloudy (6000K), Shade (7500K)
White balance compensation +/-7 steps in each R-B/G-M axis (in Auto WB/Preset WB mode)
Custom white balance 1 setting can be registered at Kelvin temperature (2000K - 14000K)
One-touch white balance 1 custom setting can be registered
White balance bracketing 3 frames in 2, 4, 6 steps selectable in each R-G/G-M axis.
Color matrix sRGB, Adobe RGB
Mode Vivid, Natural, Muted, Monotone (default setting: Natural)
Adjustment parameter Contrast, Sharpness and Saturation level available in 5 steps for Vivid, Natural or Muted
Contrast and Sharpness level available in 5 steps for Monotone
Filter effect Yellow, Orange, Red or Green filter available for Monotone
Picture tone Sepia, Blue, Purple or Green tone available for Monotone
Gradation 4 levels (auto, high key, normal, low key)
Product type Computerized focal-plane shutter
Shutter speed Auto mode: 2 - 1/4000 sec. (depends on settings),
P(Ps), S, A, M mode: 60 - 1/4000 sec. (Bulb: up to 8 min. with limiter),
Scene program/Scene select mode: 4 - 1/4000 sec. (depends on settings)
1/3, 1/2, or 1EV steps selectable.
Self-timer Operation time: 12 sec., 2 sec. (cancel available)
Remote cable release Available (with optional RM-UC1 Remote cable.)
Optical remote control Operation time: 2 sec., 0 sec., bulb control available (with optional RM-1 remote control)
Anti shock mode Available (1 to 30sec in each 1sec selectable)
Drive mode Single-frame shooting, Sequential shooting, Self-timer, Remote control
Sequential shooting speed Approx. 3 frames/sec.
Max. recordable pictures RAW mode: Max. 6 frames
on sequential shooting JPEG mode: Depends on compression ratio and no. of pixels (HQ mode: approx. up to card capacity)
Built-in flash Retractable flash (Auto pop-up type), GN=12 (ISO 100.m)
Compatible external flash FL-50, FL-36, FL-20, SRF-11, STF-22
Flash control mode TTL Auto (TTL pre-flash mode), Auto, Manual
Flash mode Auto, Red-eye reduction, Red-eye reduction slow sync., Fill-in, Slow synchronization, Manual, Off.
Synchronization speed 1/180 sec. or less, Super FP up to 1/4000 sec.
Flash intensity control Up to ?2 EV in 1/3, 1/2, or 1EV steps selectable.
Synchronization timing 1st curtain synchronization/2nd curtain slow synchronization (selectable)
Flash bracketing 3 frames in 0.3, 0.7, 1 EV steps selectable.
Information Battery information, Exposure mode, Shutter speed, Aperture value, Exposure compensation value, ISO sensitivity,
Exposure compensation indicator, Exposure indicator, Flash intensity compensation indicator, Date, BKT warning,
NR warning, WB, WB compensation value, Picture mode, Flash mode, Record mode, Image size, Card information,
Drive mode, Flash intensity compensation value, Metering mode, Recordable still image number, Focusing mode, FP warning
AF frame, AF illuminator, Color mode, Sharpness, Contrast, Saturation, Gradation, IS activating mode, Heat warning.
Back light timer Back light lighting time is selectable. (Keep, 8, 30sec, 1min)
Playback modes Single-frame, Index (4/9/16/25 frames), Calendar, Close-up ( 2 - 14X),
Slideshow, Picture rotation (auto mode available)
Information display Histogram (independent luminance/RGB available),
Highlight/Shadow point warning, AF frame, Shooting information
Languages Americas: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Custom function Fn button is available to set some functions. (OFF, One touch WB, Test picture, My mode, Preview, Live preview)
Custom reset 2 settings are recordable.
My mode 2 settings are recordable.
Erasing function Single frame, All frames, Selected frames (with protect function)
Protect function Single frame, Selected frames, Release protect (Single/All selected)
Copy between media Single frame, All frames, Selected frames
RAW picture editing RAW development
JPEG editing Monotone, Sepia, Red-eye reduction, Saturation (color depth), Resize (producing another file)
Print function Print reservation (DPOF), Direct print (PictBridge compatible)
PC interface USB 2.0 High Speed for storage and camera control (MTP mode is available)
USB/Video connector Dedicated multi-connector (Video: NTSC/PAL selectable, Optional Remote cable RM-UC1 is available)
Flash attachment Hot shoe
Battery BLM-1 Li-ion battery (included)
Sleep mode Available (1, 3, 5, 10 min., off selectable)
No. of recordable pictures Approx. 650 shots (optical viewfinder)
(with 50% flash light) (with BLM-1 under CIPA testing standard)
Dimensions 5.35 in.(W) x 3.6 in. (W) x 2.67in. (D) / 136 mm (W) x 91.5 mm (H) x 68 mm (D) (excluding protrusions)
Weight 16.2 oz. / 460 g (body only)
Temperature 32-140F- 0 - 40 (operation) / -20 - 60 (storage)
Humidity 30 - 90% (operation) / 10 - 90% (storage)

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