To identify a number of problems, reference the Olympus 850SW troubleshooting page
Background and Identification
Released in January of 2008, the Olympus Stylus 850 SW, also referred to as the Olympus µ850SW, is an 8.0 megapixel camera (µ is a symbol for the model). This camera feature a 2.5 inch HyperCrystal LCD screen which is optimal for better pictures in low-light and bright-light situations. It has shockproof capabilities, and can be dropped from a height of up to five feet with no damage. In addition, it is waterproof and freeze proof. It can operate in temperatures as low as 14ºF (-10ºC ). It comes in a variety of colors including the following: pink, yellow, black, silver, orange, and blue. With face detection technology, this camera can automatically focus and optimize exposure for high quality portraits. Digital Image Stabilization allows the Olympus model to produce clear images with a non-steady hand. You can verify the model of the camera by reading the front; the model number and style are printed on the front of the camera.