Can I use these cameras with a microscope?
No. Your camera is not compatible with a microscope, but Olympus does manufacture a DP-10 microscope digital camera system designed specifically for medical and industrial use. For more information about this, please contact the Olympus Precision Instrument Division at 800-446-5967.
Does the camera have a manual focus?
Your camera does not have a full manual focus mode. However, it does have a Quick Focus Mode that allows for two pre-adjusted ranges, either 1 ft. (40cm) or 8 ft (2.5 cm). Additionally, the D-620L has an Infinity Quick Focus.
Are attachable lenses available?
Yes, there are a variety of lenses and filters that can be attached to your camera. You can find complete information on all these accessories by going to the Accessories for Digital Cameras page.
Can I use color filters with the camera?
No, color filters will impede the AWB (Automatic White Balance) circuit which will result in improper color expectations in the final image.
Can I use polarizing filters?
Use only a Circular Polarizing filter.
What kind of filters can I use?
Neutral Density, Skylight 1A, and U/V Haze filters can be used with no adverse effects to the camera's images.
Does the D-500L/D-600L camera have external sync capacity?
No, the D-500L/D-600L cameras do not have an external sync for flash. However, the D-620L includes a PC Connector for use with an external flash.
What size SmartMedia cards will work on these cameras?
The D-500L and D-600L can use a 2, 4, or 8 MB SmartMedia card. The D-620L can additionally use a 16 or 32 MB SmartMedia card.
What are the newer features of the D-620L camera?
4 Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) Batteries w/Charger included.
8 MB SmartMedia Card included. On the web it says that Two 8MB SmartMedia Card included.
6 Step Manual White Balance/ Color Temperature Control.
Burst Mode: up-to 5 images in 1/3 second intervals at any resolution.
External Flash Sync/PC flash connector.
3 position quick focus settings: 1.3ft, 8 ft., and infinity.
Battery Saving Mode.
Rapid Fire Capabilities all resolution modes (even with the flash on).
6 Mode pop-up flash system, including Auto, Red Eye Reduction, Fill in, Fill in with External Flash, External Flash and Flash Off.