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Category: Digital Cameras

A Camera For Tech-Savvy Seniors - Do you struggle to see and use the controls on other compact digital cameras? Well the Easypix SC500 could be the camera for you.

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Easypix SC500

The Easypix SC500 is a camera designed with seniors in-mind.

It features oversized buttons which the Easypix website says makes it: "especially suitable for those tech-savvy seniors."

This 5Mp camera features a 'easy and simple' interface, big buttons, anti-shake function and a 2.4inch colour LTPS LCD screen. The camera further simplifies things with auto White Balance, ISO and Flash modes.

Easypix SC500 Specifications:

Image Sensor 5.0Mp CMOS sensor
Lens f/2.8 f=8.5mm
Focus Range 0.5mm to infinity
Macro Mode 11cm-18cm
Shutter Speed 1/8 to 1/10000 seconds
Display Colour LTPS 2.4inch LCD
Video Mode 30fps @ VGA with sound
External Memory SD card up to 8Gb
File Format JPEG and AVI
Power Source 2 x AA alkaline batteries
Dimensions 97.1 x 64.3 x 27.5mm
Weight 80g

The Easypix SC500 is priced at 54.89 Euros (£49.00). Visit the Easypix website for more information.

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redsnappa  111881 forum posts United Kingdom
13 Apr 2011 - 5:16 PM

This is a bit too patronising for the older folk

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alan53  6 United Kingdom
14 Apr 2011 - 10:44 AM

Technically. Iím not old enough to be a senior, but my eyesight causes me to struggle with some digital cameras. The worst ones typically have small rear LCDs like this one, so Iím far from convinced this camera would be useful.

18 Apr 2011 - 6:20 PM

Crap spec, and I'm 63.

Andy_F  7 United States
19 Apr 2011 - 4:49 AM

Extreme stereotype. At 65, I use a Nikon D3S, Nikon D700 plus about a dozen lenses. My "back pocket" small camera is a Canon S95 which offers REAL controls. Call it a camera for wives and see what reactions you get. It's a camera for the 80-percent of population (more younger than older) that don't care to learn anything (about anything) and/or can't be bothered reading instruction manuals.

munroman  4 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2011 - 10:29 AM

I'm not exactly a Senior yet but when using a compact in bright light I can't see a thing on the rear screen. A large viewfinder would not have gone amiss

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