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Vivitar ViviCam S1527 Digital Camera (Black)

B&H # VIVS1527B Mfr # VS1527-BLK
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Product Highlights
  • 16.1MP Resolution CMOS Sensor
  • 35mm Equivalent: 28-504mm 18x Zoom Lens
  • HD 720p Video Recording & HDMI Video Out
  • Built-In Mode Dial, Flash & Tripod Mount
  • 3.0" Rear LCD Display
  • Anti-Shake Image Stabilization
  • Face & Smile Detection Technology
  • Supports 32GB SD/SDHC Memory Cards
  • Red-Eye Reduction & Macro Mode
  • ISO Sensitivity: 100-400

The black ViviCam S1527 Digital Camera from Vivitar is a point-and-shoot camera designed to give you the tools you need for greater manual control over your images. It has a very large 18x zoom, which is the 35mm equivalent of a 28-504mm super-telephoto zoom lens. Its 16.1MP CMOS sensor gives you the high image quality and level of detail needed for editing and making enlarged prints to hang in your home. Its built-in flash and Anti-Shake technology allow you to capture images in low-light, or shooting handheld, so you never miss a shot simply because the light is too low.

With a 2.4" rear LCD display, taking photos and changing menu options is quick and easy. No matter what you're shooting, all of the photos are stored on optional SD and SDHC memory cards up to 32GB and the camera is easily powered by four AA batteries (sold separately). When it comes time to edit and share your photos, you can simply download them via USB 2.0 and use the included Vivitar Experience software CD to get them looking just right.

16.1MP Resolution CMOS Sensor
The camera's 16.1MP resolution sensor keeps your images detailed and clear, even out to the long end of the optical zoom. Having such high resolution images makes it easier for you to crop, edit and print them later on.
35mm Equivalent: 28-504mm 18x Zoom Lens
This camera has a huge 18x optical zoom - the 35mm equivalent of a 28-504mm super-telephoto lens.
HD 720p Video Recording & HDMI Video Out
Capture your memories as they happen in high definition 720p video, thanks to this camera's video recording functions.
Built-In Mode Dial, Flash & Tripod Mount
For more creative control and professional features, the S1527 has a built-in mode dial with manual controls like shutter- and aperture-priority, a pop-up flash for better lighting, and a tripod mount for greater stability and security.
3.0" Rear LCD Display
With its 3.0" rear LCD display, you can quickly see and edit camera settings while you shoot - and show them off after shooting.
Anti-Shake Image Stabilization
To keep your high resolution images sharp, the camera's anti-shake technology reduces the blurring effects of camera shake.
Face & Smile Detection Technology
Make sure your subjects look their best with face and smile detection modes. As soon as everyone is looking and smiling at the camera it will detect and focus right on them.
Supports 32GB SD/SDHC Memory Cards
To hold thousands of images, this camera's SD card slot supports both SD and SDHC cards, for up to 32GB of total storage capacity.
Red-Eye Reduction & Macro Mode
Remove unsightly red-eye from your photos with red-eye reduction mode, and capture closer, more detailed shots in Macro mode.
ISO Sensitivity: 100-400
With several different levels of sensitivity, from 100 to 400, you can shoot in a variety of lighting situations in either bright sunlight, dim low light and anywhere in between.
Imaging
Pixels 16 Megapixel
Sensor CMOS
File Formats Still Images: JPEG
Movies: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Max Resolution 16MP: 4608 x 3456
Aspect Ratio 4:3, 16:9
Optics
Lens (35 mm equivalent: 28-504 mm)
Aperture: f/3.2 (W) - 6.5 (T)
Zoom Optical: 18x
Focus Range Not Specified By Manufacturer
Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity Auto, 100-400
Shutter 8.0 - 1/2000 sec
Exposure Metering Center-weighted, Multi, Spot
Exposure Modes Modes: Auto
Compensation: -3 EV to +3 EV
White Balance Modes Not Specified By Manufacturer
Self Timer Not Specified By Manufacturer
Flash
Flash Modes Auto
Forced On
Off
Red-eye Reduction
Built-in Flash Yes
Memory
Memory Card Type SD (up to 4GB)
SDHC (up to 32GB)
Recording
Video Recording Yes
Resolution 1280 x 720: 30 fps
Video
Video Clip Length Not Specified By Manufacturer
Audio Recording With Video
Viewfinder/Display
Screen 3.0" LCD Rear Screen
Connectivity/System Requirements
Connectivity 1x USB 2.0
Software System Requirements Windows: XP, Vista, 7
Mac: OS X 10.5 or later
Environmental
Operating/Storage Temperature Operating
32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Waterproofing None
Power
Battery 4x AA Batteries
Physical
Dimensions (WxHxD) Not Specified By Manufacturer
Weight Not Specified By Manufacturer
Vivitar ViviCam S1527 Digital Camera (Black)
  • USB Cable
  • Wrist Strap
  • Vivitar Experience Image Manager Software CD
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    VivitarViviCam S1527 Digital Camera (Black)
     
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    1.0

    Received As A Gift

    By WAHM

    from Bronx, NY

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Lag / Shutter Delay
      • Limited Zoom
      • No Viewfinder
      • Poor Flash
      • Poor Image Quality
      • Poor Image Stabilization

      Best Uses

      • Outdoor Light

      Comments about Vivitar ViviCam S1527 Digital Camera (Black):

      I was so excited to receive this camera as a Valentine Gift from my boyfriend. But, could not function properly.The camera is really nice as built wise but the pictures come out blurry in low or no light. The camera takes good pictures in well lit light.The video camera functions freezes when you go to turn it off, even if you turn off the camera it still pops up.The zoom 18X does nothing for this camera. And, where you put in the memory card it not easy to pull out after you put in and the batteries cover should slide out with ease and it does not.

      • Ease of Operation:
      • 1
      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

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      Required item: Always keep a spare battery handy so you won't get caught without power.

      Varta -  High-Energy 1.5 V AA E91 Alkaline Battery - 4 Pk
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