HP Photosmart R717

Review Date: May 19th 2005

Page 1
Introduction / Price
Page 2
Features
Page 3
Specifications
Page 4
Design
Page 5
Ease of Use
Page 6
Image Quality
Page 7
Sample Images
Page 8
Conclusion / Links

Specifications

Camera Resolution
6.4 MP (2934 x 2170 total pixel count)
Camera Effective Resolution
6.2 MP (2864 x 2160 effective pixel count)
Total Camera Resolution (Megapixels)
6.4 MP
CCD Sensor Size
1/1.8 inch CCD; 2934 x 2170 total pixels; 2864 x 2160 effective pixels
Lens System
24x total zoom (3x optical/8x digital); 8 to 24 mm focal length; approximately 39 to 117 mm (35 mm equivalent); f2.8 to f4.8 m (wide); f4.9 to f8.4 m (telephoto)
Zoom Capability
24x (3x optical/8x digital)
Focus
Normal (default), macro, infinity, manual
Lens Focal Range
~0.5 m to infinity (wide), ~0.7 m to infinity (telephoto), ~0.14 to 0.9 m (macro wide), ~0.5 to 1 m (macro telephoto)
Bit Depth
36-bit
View Finder
Optical range finder
LCD Display
4.6 cm (1.8 in) diagonal display-size indoor/outdoor viewable colour LCD (558 x 234 = 130572 dots)
Mechanical Shutter
16 to 1/2000 sec
Shutter Lag
0.5 sec
Shooting Mode
Normal (default), self-timer, self-timer (2 shots), burst, video
Self Timer
10 seconds delay
Sound Capture
Up to 60 sec
Video Capability
Unlimited (depends on memory capacity)
Memory Upgrade
32 MB internal memory expandable up to 2 GB/256 MB via Secure Digital (SD)/MultiMediaCard (MMC) slot
Memory Slots
1 slot, Secure Digital (SD) and MultiMediaCard (MMC) compatible
Maximum Memory
2 GB Secure Digital (SD) card or 256 MB MultiMediaCard (MMC)
Standard Memory
32 MB internal memory; Secure Digital (SD)/MultiMediaCard (MMC) slot for adding more capacity
Storage Media Capacity
Approximate still image capacity for 32 MB internal memory: 200 images (134 KB) = VGA resolution and two star compression; 32 images (834 KB) = 2 MP resolution and two star compression (**- better); 27 images (990 KB) = 4 MP resolution and two star compression (**- better); 19 images (1.4 MB) = 6 MP resolution and two star compression (**- better); 10 images (2.5 MB) = 6 MP and three star compression (***- best)
Upgradability
Optional HP Photosmart R-series camera dock and R-series accessories
Smart Features
Light Exposure Control
Center weighted auto exposure metering (AE), spot auto exposure metering (AE), average auto exposure metering (AE)
Picture Mode
Auto (default), action, landscape, portrait, beach, snow, sunset, aperture priority, panorama, document, museum, my mode
Light Exposure Correction
3 EV in 1/3 steps
Light Exposure Rating
Auto (default), ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400
Flash
Auto flash (default), red-eye, flash on, flash off, night
White Balance
Auto (default), sun, shade, tungsten, fluorescent, manual
Colour Control
Full colour (default), black & white, sepia
Metering
TTL (through-the-lens)
image Control Functions
Date and time imprinting
Star Technology 01
HP adaptive lighting: This ground-breaking technology automatically adjusts high contrast photos to reveal the detail that would otherwise be lost in the shadows. Ideal when you're shooting into the sun or using flash.
Star Technology 02
Red-eye removal: Remove red-eye without having to transfer photos to your computer. This unique, easy-to-use tool automatically recognises red-eye and lets you remove it immediately via your camera's LCD screen.
Star Technology 03
In-camera panorama preview: Create multi-shot photos of up to 5 images. The camera shows you where to start each sequential photo, allows you to verify your panorama on the LCD then auto-stitches the photos together when downloaded to your PC.
Star Technology 04
HP Image Advice: Become a better photographer by reviewing your photos with HP Image Advice. This patented technology analyses your photos then offers tips and suggestions on how you might do things differently for even better results next time.
Software Included
HP Image Zone software 4.5 for Microsoft® Windows®, Macintosh
Other technical information
Compatible Operating Systems
Microsoft® Windows® 98, 98 SE, Me, 2000, XP Home and Professional; Macintosh OS X 10.2 or later
Minumum System Requirements for Macintosh
USB-compatible Macintosh computer with Mac OS X 10.2 or later; 500 MHz PowerPC processor; QuickTime Version 5.0.1 or later; 128 MB RAM; 240 MB disk space; SVGA monitor (800 x 600, 16-bit colour); CD-ROM drive; open USB port
Minimum System Requirements
USB-compatible PC with Microsoft® Windows® 98, 98 SE, Me -Pentium® II (233 minimum) and equivalent Celeron® or compatible; 64 MB RAM, 200 MB disk space; Windows® 2000, XP Home and Professional Editions - Pentium® II (233 minimum) and equivalent Celeron® or compatible; 128 MB RAM, 400 MB disk space; SVGA monitor (800 x 600, 16 bit colour), CD-ROM drive, Internet Explorer® 5.01 with Service Pack 2 or later
Output File Format
JPEG (EXIF 2.2) for still images; MPEG-1 for video clips
External I/O Ports
1 USB - compatible with USB 2.0 specifications, 1 dock port
Macintosh Connectivity
1 USB - compatible with USB 2.0 specifications, dock port
Standard Connectivity
1 USB - compatible with USB 2.0 specifications, dock port
Optional Connectivity
HP Photosmart R-series dock
Power Requirements
1 Lithium-Ion battery 1050mA (rechargeable), Universal AC power adapter: 100- to 240-VAC (50/60-Hz) input; 3.3-VDC, 2500-mA output
Power consumption
4 watts maximum
Power Supply Source
1 Lithium-Ion battery, 3.3V AC adapter
Power Supply TSWype
1 Lithium-Ion battery (rechargeable), 3.3V AC adapter
Energy Star Certified
No
Dimensions (w x d x h)
96 x 60 x 35 mm
Maximum Dimensions (W x D x H)
288 x 55 x 195 mm
Weight
0.180 kg (without battery), 0.210 kg (with battery)
Package Weight
1.07 kg
Operating Temperature Range
0 to 50 C
Storage Temperature Range
-30 to 65 C
Recommended Humidity Operating Range
15 to 85% RH
Non-Operating Humidity
15 to 90% RH
Operating Humidity Range
15 to 85% RH
Additional information
For digital camera accessories visit us at: www.hp.com/eur/hpoptions
Warranty
1 year limited hardware warranty backed by HP Service and Support (warranties may vary in European countries where legal requirements require a longer warranty period).

Page 1
Introduction / Price
Page 2
Features
Page 3
Specifications
Page 4
Design
Page 5
Ease of Use
Page 6
Image Quality
Page 7
Sample Images
Page 8
Conclusion / Links

DIWAPhotographyBLOG is a member of the DIWA organisation. Our test results for the HP Photosmart R717 have been submitted to DIWA for comparison with test results for different samples of the same camera model supplied by other DIWA member sites.