Olympus E3 Review

 
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Model Name: Olympus E-3 
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: E3 
Camera Format: Pro SLR 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $1699.00
Street Price: $1699.99
Date Available: 2007-11-30
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 889g
31.4oz
Weight With Batteries? Yes 
Size: 143 x 117 x 75 mm
5.6 x 4.6 x 2.9 in
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648x2736, 3200x2400, 2560x1920, 1600x1200, 1280x960
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.2
Movie Resolution:
Movie Frame Rate: 0.00, 0.00
Movie Audio:  
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 11.80
CCD Size (inches): Four Thirds 
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.00
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: N-MOS 
Actual Pixels: 10.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):  
Zoom Ratio:  
Digital Zoom: No 
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Aperture Range:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Display
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution (pixels): 230,000
Max Playback Zoom: 10.00x
Exposure
ISO Settings: 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
White Balance Settings: Auto, Lamp, Fluorescent 1/2/3, Daylight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Customized WB, One-touch WB (4 settings) 
Shutter Speed Range: 60 - 1/8000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 49-zone Digital ESP, Center Weighted Average, Spot (2% with Highlight/Shadow mode) 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-eye reduction, Red-eye reduction slow sync., Slow sync at 1st curtain, Slow sync at 2nd curtain, Fill-in, Manual (1/4, 1/16, 1/64), Off. 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): 13
Flash Range Description: Depends on lens aperture 
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe, PC sync socket 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / CF2 / Microdrive / xD 
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format: RAW (.ORF) 
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
Movie File Format:  
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: DC Input 
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BLM-1 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BLM-1 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
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