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Olympus C-3000 Zoom

Olympus develops a slightly slower, but lot cheaper version of the C-3030 Zoom. (Looks like a great bargain!)

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Reference: Datasheet

Review First Posted: 5/30/2000


Digital Camera Data Sheet:
Olympus Camedia C-3000 Zoom


General

Model Name:

Olympus Camedia C-3000 Zoom 
Model Number: C-3000Z 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $799.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available:  
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: IR 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System:  
Weight: 14.1 oz (400 g)
Weight With Batteries? checked 
Size: 4.3 x 2.6 x 3.0 in.
(109 x 66 x 76 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2048x1536, 1600x1200, 1280x960, 1024x768, 640x480
Movie Resolution: 320x240, 160x120
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 3.14
CCD Size (inches): 1/1.8" 
CCD Filter Type: RGBG 
CCD Manufacturer:  
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: No 
Quality Levels:  
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 32 - 96 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 1-2.5x (continuous) 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type:  
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Auto Focus Min Illum:  
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Manual Focus Steps:  
Normal Focus Range: 80 cm to Infinity
32.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 20 - 80 cm
8.2 - 32.7 in
Min Macro Area: 85 x 63 mm
3.4 x 2.5 in
Min Aperture: f/11.0
Max Aperture: f/2.8
Aperture Range Description: f//2.8 - f/11 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread: 43 mm
Lens Thread Type: Body threads w/adapter 
Display
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: Real Image 
Optical VF Accuracy: 82%
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy: 99%
LCD Size (inches): 1.8
LCD Resolution: 114,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Touchscreen:  
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: 100, 200, 400
ISO Rating Max: 400
Number of White Balance Settings: 5
White Balance Settings:  
Manual White Balance: No 
Longest Shutter Time: 16 
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/800 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: ESP digital, Spot 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer:  
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 7
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Forced, Off, Slow 1&2, External 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 5.6
Flash Range Description: 31 inches to 18.4 feet (0.8 to 5.6 m) 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: Yes 
Ext Flash Connection:  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SmartMedia 
Other Memory Types:  
Memory Included (MB): 8.0
Uncompressed Format: TIFF 
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format: JPEG 
Movie File Format: QuickTime 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable:  
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 1.1
Other Connection:  
Included Software: Camedia Master 
OS Compatibility: PC, Mac 
Performance Timing
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record:  
Record -> Play (max res):  
Record -> Play (min res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.790 seconds
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus: 0.480 seconds
Shutter Lag, Prefocus: 0.120 seconds
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format: 30.000 seconds
Cycle Time Max Res: 2.040 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res: 1.730 seconds
Buffer Frames, Max Res: 6
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 3.170
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 15.00
Movie Sec @ Max Res: 15.00
Movie Sec @ Min Res: 60.00
Download speed, KB/second:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: AA 
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline, Lithium, NiCd, NiMH (4 NiMH recommended) 
Batteries Included: No 
Battery Charger Included: No 
More Information
Notes & Features: External flash connection is Olympus-proprietary, adapter needed for use with standard flash units. C-3000 is a trimmed-down version of the C-3030: Less buffer memory, slightly slower shot-shot, less software, smaller memory card. Great deal though!  
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL:  
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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