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Mountain Bike Digital Camera Number Three:
Olympus Stylus Tough 8000 Digital Camera

Olympus Stylus Tough 8000

Price: $399

The Olympus Stylus Tough 8000 is the latest incarnation of the rugged digital camera class Olympus created in 2006 with the waterproof and shockproof Stylus 720 SW. For a mountain biker, there’s nothing better than a camera you don’t have to worry about damaging in the rain or on the rocks. Personally, the waterproof and shockproof Olympus cameras have been responsible for volumes of photos I wouldn’t have taken because I was worried about wet or rugged conditions destroying my camera. I used the previous model, the Olympus Stylus 1030 SW most of 2009 on the bike and skis and it never let me down. I was reminded how much I value the waterproofing on my first ski day this season. I took a standard point-and-shoot camera but never took it out of the pouch because I was worried about getting it wet – no photos that day. The Olympus Stylus Tough 8000 will ensure you have a camera on every ride, no matter how nasty the conditions.

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Key Specs:

  • Resolution: 12 megapixels
  • Lens: 3.6x 28-102mm f/3.5-5.1
  • Video: 640×480 at 30 or 15 frames per second
  • Image Stabilization: Dual Image Stabilization (electronic and sensor shift)
  • LCD Display: 2.7 inches
  • Waterproof: to 33ft/10m
  • Shockproof: can be dropped from 6.6ft/2m
  • Size: 0.85 x 3.74 x 2.43 inches (2.16 x 9.5 x 6.17cm)
  • Weight: 0.4 lb. (181g)
Olympus Stylus Tough 8000 Related Content:
Olympus Stylus 1030 SW Pro Review (previous model)
Outdoor And Waterproof Digital Camera Guide
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About the author: Jordan Villella

Jordan comes from the steep streets of Pittsburgh PA, where he learned to dodge cars and rip single track. He has been involved in nearly every aspect of the cycling industry: from turning wrenches, store design, clothing production and bike park creation. Jordan spends his free time racing cross country and cyclocross around North America, though he has been know to enduro every now and then. His love of cycling is only second to his love of his family and punk rock.

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