Olympus Brio D-100Olympus uses tricky optics to build a sleekly compact 1.3 megapixel digicam with excellent image quality!
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Page 1:Intro and HighlightsReview First Posted: 5/6/2001
||1.3-megapixel sensor, delivering 1,280 x 960 pixel images|
||New optical system makes for ultra-slim profile|
||Easy user interface|
||Excellent picture quality for a 1.3 megapixel digicam|
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Over the past several years, Olympus has been a dominant player in the digicam marketplace. It boasts one of the broadest digital camera lineups in the industry, with numerous models ranging from pure entry-level, point-and-shoot digicams to the incredible pro-level E-10 SLR. With the "Brio" D-100, Olympus has crafted an exceptionally sleek little 1.3 megapixel digicam that's the essence of pocketability. Better yet, they've given up nothing in the image-quality department to achieve the small size, and the D-100 displays excellent sharpness and color rendition, easily competing with more expensive models.
- 1.3-megapixel CCD delivering image resolutions as high as 1,280 x 960 pixels.
- Real-image optical viewfinder and 1.5-inch color LCD monitor.
- 4.5mm lens (equivalent to a 36mm lens on a 35mm camera).
- 2x digital telephoto.
- Available aperture settings of f/2.8 and f/8.
- Shutter speeds from 1/2 to 1/1,000 second.
- Automatic exposure control.
- Adjustable white balance with five modes.
- Built-in flash with five operating modes.
- Continuous shooting mode.
- Images saved in JPEG format to SmartMedia card (8MB card included).
- USB cable for quick connection to a computer.
- Software CD loaded with Camedia Master 2.5 for Macintosh and PC platforms.
- Power from one CR-V3 lithium battery pack (included) or two AA batteries.
- NTSC video cable included (PAL for European models).
- DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) compatibility.
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