Olympus Infinity 80
- Olympus Infinity 80 35mm film camera
- Olympus case
- Olympus strap
- 2x AA batteries
- Roll of Fujifilm Superia X-tra 400 (may vary due to availability)
CONDITION: Pre-owned. Film tested and fully working. Excellent condition, with just a few marks and scratches around the body as seen in the images. The lens is in immaculate condition. Seven photos from the test roll (taken with Fujifilm C200) can be viewed in the images.
MORE ABOUT THIS CAMERA: The Infinity 80 was released in 2005, making it amongst the last few film cameras Olympus ever produced. It was also sold under the name 'SuperZoom 80S'. The SuperZoom series sometimes gets referred to as cheaper, lower-spec, and slightly bulkier versions of the more well-known Mju series. Specifically also, the Infinity 80 has been labeled by some as a stripped down version of the earlier Infinity Zoom 80 from 2002. But whilst this isn't a super high-tech machine, there's still plenty to love about this point and shoot. Like how modern it is. So modern that the date stamp feature can print dates up to the year 2049 (film cameras typically only go up to 2019 or thereabouts). And how it conveniently runs off AA batteries. And its quick flash reload time of between 0.5 and 5 seconds. The robust design with a built-in lens shield is a nice touch as well. The biggest limitation of this model is probably its highest shutter speed which is a not-so-fast 1/125 seconds. In practical terms this means that on sunny days you may be best off choosing to use 100 ISO film (or take the risk of your photos potentially being over-exposed with faster films such as 200 or 400 ISO). It also means the photos you take with the zoom fully extended to 80mm have the risk of turning out blurry, since a bigger zoom typically requires a faster shutter speed and a shutter speed of 1/125 is around about the minimum recommended speed for shooting at the 80mm focal length. On the upside however, the Infinity 80 does have a tripod socket if you wish to stabilise things when fully utilising the zoom. And whilst these specs are slight limitations, if you keep the above points in mind you shouldn't have too many problems getting great photos out of the camera. It has a very effective Olympus lens (4 elements in 4 groups) and active-type autofocus system and has proven to us to be a reliable shooter that produces pleasing results again and again. Takes 2x AA batteries.
YEAR RELEASED: 2005
LENS: Olympus lens (4 elements in 4 groups)
FOCAL LENGTH: 38mm - 80mm
APERTURE: f/4.5 - f/8.9
SHUTTER SPEED: 1/125 sec - 2 sec
AUTOFOCUS: Active-type autofocus system
FOCUS LOCK: ?
INFINITY FOCUS MODE: ?
MACRO MODE: No
CLOSEST FOCUS DISTANCE: 1.1m
DX READING: Yes (2 zones: ISO 100/400)
LCD PANEL: Yes
FILM CONFIRMATION WINDOW: Yes
FLASH: Auto (plus red-eye reduction, flash-off, flash-on, night flash, and panoramic flash-off modes)
RED EYE REDUCTION: Yes
FLASH RELOAD TIME: 0.5-5 sec
FILM ADVANCE/REWIND: Auto advance / auto rewind (and mid-roll rewind button)
TRIPOD SOCKET: Yes
POWER SOURCE: 2x AA batteries
BATTERY LIFE: ?
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