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Model Name: Olympus EVOLT E-330 
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General
Model Number: E-330
Camera Format: SLR
Currently Manufactured:
Retail Price: $1099.99
Street Price: $620.58
Date Available: 2006-03-31
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 15.4 oz (437 g)
Size: 5.1 x 3.7 x 2.6 in.
(129 x 95 x 66 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: N-MOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Panasonic
Effective Megapixels: 7.5
Sensor Format: 4/3
Sensor size: 224.9mm2 (17.3mm x 13mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.52 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.0x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3136 x 2352 (7.4 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2), RAW, TIFF
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.1
Video Capture
Can take movies: No
Movie Resolution:
Movie File Format:  
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Four Thirds
Lens: Olympus 14-45mm f/3.5-5.6 Zuiko Digital
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 90 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.20x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (W)- 5.6 (T) - f/22
Normal Focus Range: 38 cm to Infinity
15.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Filter Thread: 58.0mm
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: 3-point TTL Phase Difference Detection
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical
Viewfinder Type: SLR type, eye-level Porror-mirror
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.5
Rear Display Resolution: 215,250 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom: 14.0x
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 400
Minimum ISO (native): 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800*, 1600* (with ISO boost on)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, One-Touch, Lamp 1 (3000k), Fluorescent 1 (4000k), Fluorescent 2 (4500k), Fluorescent 3 (6600k), Daylight (5300k), Cloudy (6000k), Shadow (7500k)
Shutter Speed Range: 60 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 49-zone Digital ESP, Center Weighted Average, Spot, Highlight Spot, Shadow Spot. (Spot Approx. 2%)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Landscape & Portrait, Night Scene, Night Scene & Portrait, Children, Sports, High-Key, Low-Key, Reducing Blur, Macro, Nature Macro, Candle, Sunset, Fireworks, Documents, Beach & Snow, Underwater Macro, Underwater Wide, Panorama
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
High Resolution Composite: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Slow synchro, Fill-in
Flash Guide Number: 13.0 m / 42.7 ft.
Flash Range Description: n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / Microdrive / xD
UHS Support:  
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format: RAW, TIFF
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format:  
Included Memory:  
Included Memory Type:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC:
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 Full (LOW) Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: No
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional RM-1 Wireless w/ bulb
Connections (extended):  
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs): 0.94
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format): 4
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs): 0.79
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG): 4
Cycle Time Min Res (secs) 0.76
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 3.10
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): 4
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: ~ 0.37
Shutter Lag (manual focus): ~ 0.35
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus): ~ <0.2
Shutter Lag (continuous auto): ~ 0.43
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 2.70
Shutdown Time: 0.20
Play -> Record Time: 0.20
Record -> Play Max Res Time: 2.60
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec): 722
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BLM-1
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1x Proprietary BLM-1 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View):  
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF): 400
Software
Included Software: OLYMPUS Master CD
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: LCD display allows a live preview image, courtesy of a second (CCD) image sensor.

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