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Olympus C-730 Ultra Zoom

3.2 megapixels, a sharp 10x zoom lens, tons of features, and an affordable price!

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Reference: Datasheet

Review First Posted: 11/25/2002


Digital Camera Data Sheet:
Olympus Camedia C-730 UltraZoom


General

Model Name:

Olympus Camedia C-730 UltraZoom 
Model Number: C-730 
Camera Format: SLR-style 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $699.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2008-04-15
Date Available: 2002-11-30
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Optional Remote control RM-1 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System: Windows, MacOS 
Weight: 11.1 oz (315 g)
Weight With Batteries?  
Size: 4.2 x 3.0 x 3.1 in.
(108 x 76 x 78 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3200x2400, 2048x1536, 2048x1360, 1600x1200, 1280x960
Movie Resolution: 320x240, 160x120
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 3.20
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.7" 
CCD Filter Type:  
CCD Manufacturer:  
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: Yes 
Quality Levels: 5
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 - 380 mm
Zoom Ratio: 10.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 3x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect Multi / Spot 
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Auto Focus Min Illum:  
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Manual Focus Steps:  
Normal Focus Range: 60 cm to Infinity
24.5 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 10 - 10000 cm
4.1 - 4081.6 in
Min Macro Area:  
Min Aperture: f/11.0
Max Aperture: f/2.8
Aperture Range Description: f/2.8 (wide) / f/3.5 (tele) - f/11 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Display
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: 4.4mm 180kpixel EVF 
Optical VF Accuracy:  
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy:  
LCD Size (inches): 1.5
LCD Resolution: 110,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Touchscreen:  
Max Playback Zoom: 4.00
Exposure
ISO Settings: 100, 200, 400, 800
ISO Rating Max: 800
Number of White Balance Settings: 8
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten and Fluorescent 1, Fluorescent 2, Fluorescent 3, Manual 
Manual White Balance: Yes 
Longest Shutter Time: 16 
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/1000 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: Multi-Pattern, Spot 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer: 12 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 7
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Fill, Slow Shutter (1st curtain, 2nd curtain, 1st curtain w/ red-eye), Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters):  
Flash Range Description:  
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: Yes 
Ext Flash Connection: External Flash terminal for optional Olympus FL-40 (5 pin type) 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SmartMedia, xD Picture Card 
Other Memory Types: xD-Picture Card (included) 
Memory Included (MB): 16.0
Uncompressed Format: TIFF 
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format: JPEG, Mono WAVE 
Movie File Format: QuickTime Motion JPEG 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable:  
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 1.1
Other Connection: DC In, Flash sync 
Included Software: Olympus CAMEDIA Master Software 4.0 
OS Compatibility: Windows, MacOS 
Performance Timing
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record:  
Record -> Play (max res):  
Record -> Play (min res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus:  
Shutter Lag, Prefocus:  
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
Cycle Time Max Res:  
Cycle Time Min Res:  
Buffer Frames, Max Res:  
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 15.00
Movie Sec @ Max Res:  
Movie Sec @ Min Res:  
Download speed, KB/second:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: 4 x AA or 2 x CR-3V (LB01) 
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline or Lithium disposable, NiMH rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 2 x LB-01 Lithium disposable
Battery Charger Included: No 
More Information
Notes & Features:  
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL: Photo Gallery
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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