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Olympus Camedia E-100 Rapid Shot

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Reference: Datasheet

Review First Posted: 1/18/2001


Digital Camera Data Sheet:
Olympus Camedia E-100RS


General

Model Name:

Olympus Camedia E-100RS 
Model Number: E-100RS 
Camera Format: SLR-style 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $1599.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available: 2000-10-15
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Wired 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System:  
Weight: 24.8 oz (703 g)
Weight With Batteries? checked 
Size: 4.3 x 3.3 x 5.6 in.
(108 x 83 x 142 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 1368x1024, 1280x960, 1024x768, 640x480
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 160x120
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 1.30
CCD Size (inches): 1/2" 
CCD Filter Type: RGBG 
CCD Manufacturer:  
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: Yes 
Quality Levels:  
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 - 380 mm
Zoom Ratio: 10.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 1.1x - 2.7x 
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: 60 cm to Infinity
24.5 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 10 - 60 cm
4.1 - 24.5 in
Min Macro Area:  
Min Aperture: f/8.0
Max Aperture: f/2.8
Aperture Range Description: W: f/2.8 - f/8, T: f/3.8 - f/8 (varies with lens zoom) 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread: 49 mm
Lens Thread Type: Lens Threads 
Display
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: Eye level LCD 
Optical VF Accuracy:  
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy:  
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: Yes 
Longest Shutter Time:
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/10000 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: ESP digital, Center Weighted, Spot 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer: 2, 12 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 6
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-Eye, Forced, Off, Slow 1&2, External 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 5.6
Flash Range Description: 0.8m 5.6m (30 inches - 18 feet) wide, 0.2m 2.8m (8 inches - 9 feet) tele 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: Yes 
Ext Flash Connection:  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SmartMedia 
Other Memory Types:  
Memory Included (MB): 32.0
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: USB Drivers 
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:  
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): 15.000
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 30.00
Movie Sec @ Max Res: 4.00
Movie Sec @ Min Res: 16.00
Download speed, KB/second:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: AA 
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline, Lithium, NiCd, NiMH (4 NiMH recommended) 
Batteries Included: AA NiMH (4) batteries
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
More Information
Notes & Features: BIG news is 15 frame/second full-res capture for up to 15 frame bursts. Has pre-capture mode to grab up to 5 frames *before* you press the shutter, meaning ZERO shutter lag. Shooting speed may be set to 3, 5, 7.5, or 15 fps. Scene modes for standard shooting conditions.  
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL:  
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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