Olympus E-600 Review

 
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Model Name: Olympus E-600 
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General
Model Number: E-600 
Camera Format: SLR 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $599.99
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Date Available: 2009-11-05
Tripod Mount: Yes (Metal)
Weight: 16.8 oz (475 g)
Weight With Batteries? No
Weight Includes Kit Lens? No
Size: 5.1 x 3.7 x 2.4 in.
(130 x 94 x 60 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: Live MOS 
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Total Megapixels: 13.1
Effective Megapixels: 12.3 
Sensor Format: Four Thirds 
Sensor Size (dia.): 0.85"
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.0
Color Filter Type: RGBG 
Self-Cleaning: Yes 
Sensor-shift Stabilized: Yes 
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4032 x 3024 (12.2 MP, 4:3),
3200 x 2400 (7.7 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 (.ORF) 
Video Capture
Movie Mode: No 
Movie Resolution: n/a
Movie Frame Rate: n/a
Movie Audio: n/a 
Movie File Format: n/a 
Optics
Lens Mount: Four Thirds mount 
Kit Lens: Olympus 14-42mm f3.5/5.6 ED Zuiko Digital Zoom Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 84 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22 
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: No 
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Filter Thread: 58mm
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: 7 points twin AF sensor with the phase-difference detection; 5 points twin cross, 2 points twin  
Face Detection: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical 
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; fixed, eye-level pentamirror(?), 95% coverage, 0.96x mag., 18mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter 
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 2.7
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: Yes 
Max Playback Zoom: 14.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto (200 - 3200), 100 - 3200 (1/3, 1 EV steps)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Lamp, Fluorescent 1/2/3, Daylight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Custom WB, One-touch WB 
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 (2% with Highlight/Shadow mode) 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sport, Night + Portrait, Children, High Key, Low Key, DIS mode, Nature Macro, Candle, Sunset, Fireworks, Documents, Panorama* (* Available with the Olympus xD-Picture Card), Beach & Snow,Underwater Wide, Underwater Macro  
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse:  
Flash
Built-in 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 (ISO 100): 12.0 m / 39.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: Depends on lens aperture 
Max Flash Sync: 1/180 
Flash Exp Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / CF2 / Microdrive / xD 
Memory Included (MB):  
File System: FAT32 
DCF Compliant: Yes 
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: Yes 
NTSC/PAL Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
HD Video Out: No 
HD Video Connection:  
Built-In Wi-fi: No 
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes 
DPOF Compliant: Yes 
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: RM-1 IR or RM-UC1 cable 
Other Connection: Multi-connector (Video: NTSC/PAL selectable, Optional Remote cable RM-UC1 is available) 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BLS-1 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BLS-1 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 500
Software
Included Software: OLYMPUS Master Software CD-ROM 
OS Compatibility: Windows, MacOS 
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Cost reduced E-620. 

 


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