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Photosmart M527 - 6 Megapixel Digital Camera (after holiday sale)
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Hewlett Packard Photosmart M527 - 6 Megapixel Digital Camera (after holiday sale)

Condition: Brand new, USA Warranty
A 2" display on the back and designer editing tools lead off the Photosmart M527's list of coolest features

A 2" display on the back and designer editing tools lead off the Photosmart M527's list of coolest features. See and edit photos exceptionally clearly on the spacious display. Apply creative effects such as "slimming down" pictures of friends and adding borders. Who knew a camera could supply so much fun... not to mention take such good photos?

Beautiful 6 MP photos from a small, sturdy camera
- Take sharp photos at 6 MP for beautiful 4 x 6-inch prints and enlargements.

  • Take impressive photos at 6 MP for beautiful 4 x 6-inch prints and enlargements up to poster size.
  • Zoom in to get clear, close-up shots from a distance, using 21x total zoom - 3x optical, 7x digital.
  • Frame, view and edit on a large, 2-inch image display tthat's bright enough to see indoors and out.
  • This compact, metal camera with easy buttons is designed for quick, one-handed shots.
  • Record video clips with sound - press the camera's Video button to start and stop recording.

Effortlessly snap and edit photos - Quickly and easily snap photos, then view and edit on a big image display.

  • Automatically remove red-eye right in the camera and see the photo you want - no PC required.
  • Never miss a shot - use 16 MB internal memory or an optional SD memory card.
  • Add creative touches to your photos with artistic effects, borders and more - right on the camera.
  • Rely on HP Photosmart printers for beautiful, true-to-life prints of your digital photos.
  • Get everything you need - including batteries - to start taking photos right out of the box.

Fun and easy to print and share - From snap to print, HP helps you get photos you'll love to share.

  • Share your way - an optional dock recharges the camera and makes it easy to print and e-mail photos.
  • Get beautiful prints effortlessly with a coordinated HP Photosmart compact photo printer.
  • Simple prints, simple sharing - easily e-mail or print photos at home, using HP Photosmart Share.
  • Get brilliant 4 x 6-inch photos without leaving home, using Snapfish, an online service of HP.


HP Real Life Technologies HP In-camera Red-eye Removal, HP Design Gallery
Imaging Technology Color, EV compensation, fast mode, image quality, ISO speed, white balance
Photo Resolution 6.0 MP; 2800 x 2128 pixels
Bit depth 36-bit
CCD Image Sensor 1/2.5-in CCD; 2934 x 2171 total megapixels; 2800 x 2128 effective megapixels
Still Image Capacity Best: 4 images; 2.3 MB file size; 2800 x 2128 resolution; Better: 10 images; 1 MB file size; 2800 x 2128 resolution; Good: 14 images; 0.7 MB file size; 2288 x 1712 resolution
Memory Card Compatibility SecureDigital (SD); Memory per Slot (maximum): 1 GB
Storage Media Capacity 16 MB internal memory, capacity: up to 8 photos (accepts SD cards up to 1 GB capacity)
View Finder Zooming optical view finder
Lens System f2.8 (wide) to f4.8 (telephoto); HP Precision Lens: 21x total zoom (3x optical, 7x digital)
Digital Focal Distance/Focal Distance (35 mm equivalent) Approximately 0.5 m to infinity (normal), 0.6 m to infinity (telephoto), 0.12 to 1 m (macro wide) / Approximately 38 to 105 mm to infinity
Zoom Capability 21x (3x optical, 7x digital)
Exposure Rating: Auto (default), ISO 100, 200, 400; Type: Automatic; Control: Center-weighted auto exposure metering (AE); Correction: +/- 2.0 EV in 1/2 steps
Apetrure Setting: Automatic; Range: f2.8 to f8.0 (wide), f4.7 to f7.6 (telephoto)
Availability: Built-in; Functions: Auto (default), Auto with Red-eye Reduction, Flash off, Flash on; Working Distance: (US)12.5 ft wide, 6.9 ft telephoto at Auto ISO (Metric) 3.8 m wide, 2.1 m telephoto at Auto ISO
Picture Modes Action, Auto (default), Beach and Snow, Burst, Fast Shot, Landscape, Macro, Night portrait, Portrait, Self Timer, Sunset
Self Timer Wait Time 10 sec
Burst Rate 2 frames/sec, 3 pictures maximum
Shutter Setting: Automatic; Speed: 2 to 1/1000 sec
Shooting Modes Still (default), Self timer, Burst mode, Video
Focus Capability Normal (default), macro
Image Control Functions Date and time imprinting
Output File Format JPEG (EXIF 2.2) for still images with embedded audio; MPEG-1 for video clips; Image Compression: JPEG
Metering TTL (through-the-lens)
Audio Capacity Yes, Limited by available memory
Video Format: MPEG-1; Resolution: VGA 320 x 240; Maximum Length: limited to the size of the memory card or internal memory; Frame Rate: 20 fps
LCD Display 5.08-cm (2-in) LCD display; 480 x 240 = 115200 dots (diagonal display size)
Control Panel Top: 2 buttons (Video, Shutter release); back: 10 buttons (4-way rocker with OK, Zoom in, Zoom out, Live view/Playback, Flash, Delete, Photosmart Express, Power)
Standard Connectivity 1 USB, 1 dock; External IO Ports: 1 USB, 1 dock; Optional Connectivitiy: HP Photosmart 6220 Digital Camera Dock
Direct Print Capability Yes (PictBridge-enabled printer)

Compatible Operating System
Microsoft Windows 98, 98 SE, 2000, Me, XP Professional x64; Mac OS X v10.2.8, 10.3, 10.4

Minimum System Requirements
For PC: USB-compatible PC with Pentium II (233 MHz minimum), equivalent Celeron or compatible; 128 MB RAM (Windows 2000, XP Home, XP Professional x64 Edition), 64 MB RAM (Windows 98, 98 SE, Me); 400 MB available hard disk space (Windows 2000, XP Home, XP Professional x64 Edition), 200 MB (Windows 98, 98 SE, Me); SVGA monitor (800 x 600, 16-bit color); Windows 98, 98 SE, 2000, Me, XP Home, XP Professional x64 Edition; CD ROM drive; Internet Explorer 5.01 with Service Pack 2 or higher; USB port (compatible with USB 2.0 specifications); For Mac: Mac OS X v 10.2.8, 10.3, 10.4; 128 MB RAM, 250 MB available hard disk space, built-in USB

PC Requirements (recommended)
Pentium 4 or higher, 256 MB RAM, 2 GB available hard disk space, monitor (1024 x 768, 24-bit color), sound card, Internet access with Internet Explorer 6 or higher, Acrobat Reader 5 or higher

Dimensions (w x d x h)/Weight
US: 3.74 x 1.25 x 2.44 in (3.82 x 1.42 x 2.48 in with protrusions)/0.3 lb (without batteries), 0.4 lb (with batteries); Metric standard: 95 x 31.7 x 62 mm (97 x 36 x 63 mm with protrusions), 0.19 kg (with batteries)

Storage Range: -22 to 149 degrees F (-30 to 65 degrees C); Maximum Operating: 32 to 122 degrees F (0 to 50 degrees C); Humidity Recommended Operating Range: 15 to 85% RH

Features: Universal AC adapter: 100 to 240 VAC (50/60 Hz) input; 5 VDC, 2000 mA output; Supply Source: 2 AA alkaline (included), photo lithium, NiMH batteries or HP Photosmart 5V AC Adapter; Battery Life: Alkaline: 180 shots (maximum), approximately 120 shots (average); NiMH: 380 shots (maximum), approximately 290 shots (average); photo lithium: 600 shots (maximum), approximately 485 shots (average)

Manufacturer Warranty
90-day limited warranty (US) backed by HP's 24-hour, 7-days-a-week Customer Care, service and support, including 24-hour Web support.

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