Olympus E-500 vs E-410?

Discussion in 'Olympus' started by khangtran, Aug 24, 2017.

  1. Hello I just won a bid on ebay for a Olympus EVOLT E-500 8.0MP Digital SLR Camera - Black with two lenses (14-45mm & 40-150mm), 1 battery with battery charger. The camera is old now because it came out in 2005 but I am a student photographer and just shoot for fun but would like some features such as timelapse and long exposures. Does anyone know if this camera has those features and is it worth it for 80 bucks?

    I have also stumbled upon another option which is the Olympus e410 for 108 dollars compared to the e500 at 80 dollars. The e410 comes with 14-44mm Lens, two filter (idk what they are, ones Orange ish redish and one is blue, a carrying case, two batteries and charger. Which do u think?
  2. Since the lenses are more valuable now than the camera I would take the E500 with the 2 lenses.
  3. It should be easy to find an instruction manual for the E-500 in PDF form.
  4. Why not taking them both?
    1. I assumed you HAVE to take the E 500 because you have WON the bid.

    2. There is no 14-44mm lens, only 14-54mm which is much better than the 14-45mm.

    3. The 40-150mm is also good and needed.

    4. The two cameras have different sensors and people say they produce different colors
  5. There's no 14-44, but a 14-42 that is said to be better than the 14-45. I had an E-410. It produces nice colours and should still deliver good results. I found it to be noisy if you set ISO higher than 400. Long exposures are possible. Time lapse probably not out of cam. You would need an extra timer and software.

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