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  • adj. Strong enough to resist being deformed or crushed when subjected to more than normal physical stress or pressure.


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  • As for being "crushproof," while highly unlikely you'll need this feature, you can apply pressure of up to 45 pounds.

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  • Also new is the Olympus Stylus Tough-6000 (US$300, available in white, yellow, blue, and orange starting in January), which shares many of the same specs but isn't quite as rugged: it's not "crushproof," it's drop-proof to 5 feet instead of 6.6 feet, and it's waterproof up to 10 feet.

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  • The Stylus Tough-8000 is rated to be "crushproof" for up to 220 pounds of pressure, 33 feet of water, and a 6. 6-foot drop.

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  • Olympus pioneered the concept of the "rugged" camera -- waterproof, crushproof and freezeproof -- which we have tested on our Talking Tech video show.

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  • This week, as promised, we tested one more feature of the 1030: is it really "crushproof?"

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  • It's waterproof to a depth of 33 feet, shockproof to nearly 7 feet and even crushproof up to 220 pounds of pressure, just in case you planned on dropping some boulders on your camera.

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  • Technically, it's a case, but use it as a waterproof, crushproof, airtight disk

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  • Technically, it's a case, but use it as a waterproof, crushproof, airtight disk wallet for memory cards

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  • I've been playing around with the Olympus Stylus 790 SW, a compact 7. 1-Megapixel and 3x zoom digital camera that's perfect for the Great Outdoors as it's waterproof, freezeproof, shockproof and crushproof.

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  • And the wrapping paper will go in a waterproof, crushproof tubular contraption made specifically for wrapping paper.

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