The Olympus Evolt E-500 has a strong set of features for its class. Its standard array of automatic and manual features is complemented by some distinctive elements. Most notable is Olympus's dust-reduction feature: the camera uses a supersonic wave filter to shake dust off the sensor at every start-up.When did the Kodak E-500 EVOLT come out?
The E-500 EVOLT was announced on 26th September 2005, almost exactly a year after the E-300 which was the first affordable Four Thirds System digital SLR. The E-500 features an eight megapixel Kodak 4/3 Type CCD sensor, a Four Thirds System lens mount and a more traditional pentaprism viewfinder.What kind of lens does the Olympus E-500 use?
The Olympus Evolt E-500 uses the Four Thirds system lens mount, accepting Olympus Zuiko Digital lenses as well as third-party Four Thirds optics. The basic kit comes with a 14mm-to-45mm lens (28mm to 90mm, 35mm-film-camera equivalent).How does the Olympus E-500's dust reduction system work?
A well-designed compact 8-megapixel digital SLR camera, the Olympus Evolt E-500 offers a notably broad set of features for its class, including Olympus's signature dust-reduction system. Every time you turn on the E-500, its supersonic wave filter vibrates 35,000 times per second to shimmy dust off the CCD.