Olympus TG-1 IHS Digital Camera w/ PT-053 Underwater Housing Features:
World's First F2.0 High Speed Lens On A Tough Camera
The newest Tough model draws on Olympus' extensive history of creating rugged, durable cameras that take the worry out of life-on-the-go shooting. This revolutionary TOUGH model introduces the World's First Ultra-Bright, High-Speed f2.0 lens on a Tough camera allowing you to capture dramatically better images in low-light and fast action situations than any other rugged model currently on the market*. The combination of durability and outstanding image quality makes it possible to shoot in even the harshest of conditions. Just imagine: capture beautiful underwater scenes and aquatic life, snap photos of triumphant arrivals to dusk-lit peaks, record your ride down the rapids in dazzling 1080p Full HD Video. The possibilities are truly endless.
High-Speed, Ultra-Bright F2.0 Lens
The TG-1 iHS is the world's first rugged camera on the market* to include an ultra-bright, high-speed f2.0 lens so you can capture scenes that were previously impossible with a point & shoot. This new lens strengthens the camera's shooting capabilities making high-quality images and blazing fast shutter speeds possible even when a flash cannot be used or when shooting fast action or in low light.
3.0 inch OLED Monitor
This 3.0 inch, high-resolution OLED display (610K dots) provides excellent visibility outdoors enabling you to compose the perfect shot even in direct sunlight. And several protective coatings help to prevent scratches and cut down on reflective glare from bright lights and sun. Awesome optics, both in camera and on screen.
Waterproof To 40FT.
The TG-1 iHS crushes the notion that cameras are easily damaged by water and humidity. The Olympus-original complete sealing system and double lock construction borrowed from Olympus' long history of manufacturing underwater housings ensures that the TG-1 iHS is completely waterproof down to a new depth of 40ft. Even on land, the TG-1 iHS ensures that you'll never miss an awesome shot just because of heavy rain or snow.
Shockproof To 6.6FT.
The shockproof structure of the TG-1 iHS ensures that your investment is protected. Carefully sandwiched between two protective frames, the lens and camera unit remain unfazed by bumps, drops, falls and other impacts. Even after repeated drops, critical camera components and functions like the lens, shutter, aperture and auto-focus remain safe. Drop, pick up, and keep on shooting.
Crushproof To 220LBF.
The TG-1 iHS uses a double-layer construction, consisting of a tough yet lightweight polycarbonate resin and a metal frame. The crushproof construction ensures that your camera - and screen! - won't break, even under 220lbs of pressure. No more cracked screens because you've left your camera in your back pocket or suitcase.
Freezeproof To 14°F
Keep shooting outdoors even in the winter. The TG-1 iHS is designed to keep operating at below freezing temperatures, safe from the two most common problems when shooting in cold weather: lens condensation and auto zoom malfunction. Hit the slopes, fire up your snowmobile, or break out the skates, because with the TG-820 iHS by your side, you'll never miss those awesome wipe out moments.
Life gets dirty. Between dusty fields and muddy trails, sometimes your camera doesn't stay as pristine as you'd like it to. But even in less-than-spotless environments, the fine protective sealing of the TG-820 iHS helps keep out dirt and debris allowing you to capture shot after shot even in the harshest environments.
Water-Repellent Lens Coating
Splash after splash, never worry about water droplets obstructing your images thanks to the water-repellent lens coating that prevents water from remaining on the lens surface. And because it's applied to the OLED monitor as well, composing shots in the rain or while riding the waves will be a breeze.
With all the care that is put in to protecting the inner workings of your camera, it would be a shame for the system to fail because the battery door opens unintentionally. Thanks to the multi-directional, double-lock mechanism, your camera is protected from accidental openings under water.
A high-sensitivity, high-speed 12-megapixel backlit CMOS sensor combines with a blazing fast, DSLR-quality TruePic VI image processor resulting in high-speed autofocus, enhanced Intelligent Auto for spectacular scene and subject recognition, and 2x Super-Resolution Zoom to produce jaw-dropping images in locations that make even the most seasoned photographers cringe. This family of technologies conquers challenging shooting conditions with improved light condensing efficiency, less noise and quick response time - twice as fast as traditional cameras - for definitively unmatched image quality.
Super Sport Mode
Designed specifically to keep up with life-on-the-go photography, the new Super Sport Mode combines high-speed autofocus with extra fast shutter speeds - up to 1/2000 - to freeze the action. Conveniently located on the dial, this mode captures 5 shots in a high-speed burst to ensure crisp shots of even the most extreme action sport settings.
Low Light Mode
Low Light Mode is perfect for capturing the mood of low-light indoor scenes, beautiful sunsets, or late night outdoor festivities without ruining the ambience with a bright flash. Forget about subject blurring or camera shake ruining the shot - Low Light Mode has you covered.
Full HD Video With HDMI Output & Control
With the TG-1 iHS, you can shoot 1080p Full HD videos (1920x1080 pixels) at the touch of button, allowing for slow-motion playback. Thanks to iHS Technology, your videos will get the VIP treatment with excellent color reproduction and faster processing speeds, while Multi-Motion IS compensates for user movement creating smoother videos. Linear PCM Recording, an audio technology pioneered by Olympus for professional voice recorders, records your videos with high-definition audio for optimal playback results. HDMI output and control makes playing back videos on your HDTV a breeze.
High-Speed Sequential Shooting
Shoot like a pro! With 10fps high-speed burst shooting, nail the perfect shot by taking a quick sequence of images at the touch of a button. Still afraid you'll miss a moment? At 3MP, the frame rate increases to an astounding 60 shots per second. You'll have so many great shots, you won't be able to share just one!
Enhanced iAUTO (Intelligent AUTO)
In iAuto mode, the camera automatically detects the subject, lighting and situation to identify the scene you're shooting - up to 30 different scenes including Night, Sport, Beach and Snow, Underwater Snapshot and Backlight HDR - and adjusts the settings for ideal results. Leave it up to the TG-1 iHS to choose optimum settings so you can focus on capturing that amazing shot.
GPS & E.Compass
The ideal travel guide. With the GPS and e.compass functions on the TG-1 iHS, location and landmark information will be displayed and recorded along with the image. The TG-1 iHS is also equipped with a logging function so you can track the route taken from recorded images by using applications such as Google Earth and Picasa. And with the brand new LI-90 battery, you'll worry less about battery life and more about your next destination.
Mark your spot on the map with the built-in manometer. Records elevation & water depth and even displays a warning when the user approaches a depth of 40ft.
Automatic Underwater Balance
The Olympus TG-1 iHS boasts 4 different underwater scene modes - Underwater Snapshot, Underwater Wide 1, Underwater Wide 2 and Underwater Macro - each carefully calibrated to allow for optimal color balance, exposure and flash so you automatically get the best results. Beautiful underwater photos made simpler.
An LED Illuminator is like a mini-flashlight on the front of the camera to enhance focus and exposure for macro shooting - great for underwater close-ups where light is scarce. The LED illuminator also works in conjunction with the flash to help illuminate your subject in low-light conditions.
Magic Art Filters
Express your creativity with 12 different special effects for your photos and HD videos. Olympus' Magic Art Filters infuse familiar scenes with new and unexpected moods ranging from the excited to the serene and from the whimsical to the mysterious. Choose from Pop Art, Pin Hole, Drawing, Fisheye, Soft Focus, Punk, Sparkle, Watercolor, Miniature, Reflection, Dramatic and Fragmented. (Some effects apply only to still photos. Effects may reduce image size.)
Olympus PT-053 Underwater Housing Features:
You want to take your outstanding bright und super fast TG-1 for a dive in the deep sea? Then the PT-053 underwater case is the right product for you as it enlarges the waterproofness of the TG-1 from 12 metres up to a water pressure equivalent of 45 metres (135 feet). This case if perfect for fascinating underwater photography. With its durable, high quality polycarbonate construction, it protects the camera from water while also cushioning it from knocks and bumps on land. Complete control of photo functions, such as zoom and flash mode, is also possible. Additionally the PT-053 features the optical connection to an external underwater flash. Thanks to the screw mount the attachement of underwater converters is also possible for perfect macro and wide underwater pictures.
Here are just some of the accessories available that take functionality to a whole new level (not inluded):
Fisheye Converter Lens:
Achieve panoramic wide-angle shots without sacrificing the brightness of the f2.0 lens. Even in darker underwater scenes down to 40ft., you can shoot wider, more dynamic images that beautifully reproduce underwater scenery. Waterproof to 40ft.
Tele Converter Lens:
Telephotography of 1.7x extends your optical zoom from 4x to nearly 7x. Get highly artistic shots that draw attention to the subject by blurring the background, and achieve higher shutter speeds while zooming in close on a subject on the move. Waterproof to 40ft.
Lens Converter Adapter:
Don't forget the adapter for your Fisheye or Tele Converter Lens! Already have a stash of favorite lens filters? The converter adapter can accommodate any 40.5mm filter.
Olympus TG-1 IHS Digital Camera w/ PT-053 Underwater Housing Specifications:
- Shockproof: Shockproof to 2m/6.6 ft.
- Waterproof: Waterproof to 12m/40 ft.
- Freezeproof: Freezeproof to -10°C/14°F
- Crushproof: Crushproof 100 kgf./220 lbf.
- Image Sensor: 12 Megapixel - CMOS 1/2.3
Focal Length/Lens Configuration:
(25 -100mm equivalent in 35mm photography)
- Zoom: 4x Optical Zoom + 4x Digital Zoom
- Aperture Range: f2.0 (W) - f4.9 (T)
- Display: 3.0 inch (3:2) 610K Dots OLED
- Focus System: CMOS Contrast Detection
Focus Range (from lens surface):
Normal Mode: W/T: 0.6m to infinity
Macro Mode: W: 0.15m to infinity, T: 0.1m to infinity
Super Macro Mode: 0.01m-0.6m (Standard only, Flash Off)
- Focus Mode: Face Detect AF, iESP Auto, Spot AF, AF Tracking
- Shutter Speed: Auto: 1/4-1/2000 (Night Scene: Longest 4 Sec)
Image File Format:
Still Image: JPEG
Number of Recorded Pixels:
16:9 L (3968x2232)
16:9 S (1920x1080)
- Motion Blur Suppression: Dual Image Stabilization
Intelligent Auto, Program Auto, Beauty Mode with Make-up Mode
Scene Modes: Portrait, Beauty, Landscape, Night Scene, Night + Portrait, Indoor, Candle, Self Portrait, Sunset, Fireworks, Cuisine, Documents, Beach & Snow, Underwater Snapshot, Underwater Wide 1, Underwater Wide 2, Underwater Macro, Pet (Cat), Pet (Dog), Snow, Panorama, 3D, Backlight HDR
Magic Art Filters: Pop Art, Pin Hole, Fish Eye, Drawing, Soft Focus, Punk, Sparkle, Water Color, Reflection, Miniature, Fragmented, Dramatic
PC Panorama (Up to 10 frames)
Approx. 5 fps / 25 images (12M)
Approx. 15 fps / 100 images (3M)
Approx. 60 fps / 100 images (3M)
- Shooting Assist Functions: Histogram, Frame Assist, Voice Recording
- Movie Mode: 1080P,720P,VGA
- Image Processing: TruePic VI
Still Image: Single, Index-view (5x4), Event-view, Enlargement, Slide-show, Photo surfing
Video Playback: Still/Frame by Frame, Fast Forward, Rewind, Voice Playback
Playback Edit Effects:
Still Image: Resize, Crop, Red Eye Fix, Shadow Adjustment, Beauty Fix
- Flash Modes: Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-in, OFF
Flash Working Range:
W:0.15m - 5.6m (ISO800)
T: 0.1m - 2.2m (ISO800)
- Self-Timer: 12/2seconds/pet auto shutter
Removable Media Card:
(not supported for UHSspeedclass)
(USB Connector, DC Jack, Audio/Video Output)
HDMI Type D
- Auto-Connect USB: USB 2.0 High-Speed (USB Mass Storage)
Li-Ion Rechargeable Battery (Li90B)
- Battery Life (CIPA DC-002): 350 shots
111.5mm W x 66.5mm H x 29.1mm D
4.4 inches W x 2.6 inches H x 1.1 inches D
Olympus PT-053 Underwater Housing Specifications:
Waterproof up to 45m (135 ft) deep
- Olympus TG-1 IHS Digital Camera
- F-2AC Battery
- Battery Charger
- Instruction Manual
- PT-053 Underwater Housing
- Silica Gel
- Silicone Grease
- LCD Hood
- Lens Cap
- Optical Fiber Cable Adapter
- Anti-reflective Ring