Olympus FE-290 Review

 
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Model Name: Olympus FE-290 
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General
Model Number: FE-290 
Camera Format: Ultra Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $249.99
Street Price: $158.27
Date Available: 2007-08-31
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 5.0 oz (142 g)
Weight With Batteries? No
Size: 3.8 x 2.2 x 1.0 in.
(98 x 56 x 27 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1980 x 1080 (2.1 MP, Other),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second:  
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 15, 15
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 7.10
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.5" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 7.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 112 mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x, seamless to 16x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Manual Focus:  
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: f/2.7 (wide) / f/5.4 (tele) - ??? 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder:  
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder:  
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 234,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 640
White Balance Settings: Auto 
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Digital ESP 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Night+Portrait, Sport, Indoor, Candle, Self Portrait, Sunset, Fireworks, Cuisine, Behind Glass, Documents, Auction 
Self Timer: 12 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-In, Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.66ft. (0.2m) � 14.4ft.(4.4m) at ISO 400; Tele: 1.1ft. (0.35m) � 7.2ft. (2.2m) at ISO 400 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: xD 
Memory Included (MB): 6.9
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: Multi-Terminal (USB Connector, Audio/Video Output, DC Input) 
Included Software: Olympus Master 2 
OS Compatibility: Windows 2000PRO/XP/VISTA, Mac OS 10.3 and higher  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LI-42B 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LI-42B Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: Unknown
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