That's a damned good price. I paid US$800 for that kit at Costco when it
first came out.
The E-500 is my primary field camera, and may very likely remain so as
I've become very familiar with it. The only thing it lacks is the ability to
use a wired remote. I did recently get an E-510 and E-520 body, so maybe I'll
become equally familiar with those.
It has the same 8MP Kodak KAF-8300CE CCD sensor as the E-300. The E-510
and E-520 have 10M MOS sensors. Wikipedia has a nice page on the E-500:
>Bad me, I saw some traffic here recently on this camera, but didn't pay
>Does this one use the Kodak sensor that people rave about?
>I searched the list, and some purport that the E-500 uses the same MOS sensor
>as the E-300, but others say not, it uses a Kodak sensor. Anyone know for sure?
>I've got an E-3 and an E-300. What does an E-500 get me that those don't do?
>Comes with two kit lenses for C$75, which at today's exchange rate, is about
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