Olympus Tough-3000 Review

 
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Model Name: Olympus Stylus Tough-3000 
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General
Model Number: Tough-3000 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $229.99
Street Price: $140.49
Date Available: 2010-02-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 4.4 oz (125 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.8 x 2.6 x 0.9 in.
(96 x 65 x 23 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3968 x 2976 (11.8 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
3968 x 2232 (8.9 MP, 16:9)
Continuous-mode frames/second:  
Movie Resolution: 1280x720
Movie Frame Rate: ?
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 12.00
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.3" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 12.00 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 102 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.60x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 5x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Manual Focus:  
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 2 - 50 cm
0.8 - 19.7 in
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.1 (tele) - ??? 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 2.7
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, High Auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten, Fluorescent 1, Fluorescent 2, Fluorescent 3 
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Digital ESP Metering, Spot Metering, Face Detection AE (when Face Detection AF is selected) 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Creative Exposure Modes: Intelligent Auto, Panorama, Beauty Mode, Magic Filter, Scene Modes (1. PORTRAIT, 2. LANDSCAPE, 3. NIGHT SCENE. 4. NIGHT+PORTRAIT, 5. SPORT, 6. INDOOR, 7. CANDLE, 8. SELF PORTRAIT, 9. SUNSET, 10. FIREWORKS, 11. CUISINE, 12. DOCUMENTS, 13. BEACH & SNOW, 14. UNDERWATER SNAPSHOT, 15. SNOW) 
Self Timer: 12 or 2 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-In, Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.33ft (0.1m) � 13.1ft (4.0m) at ISO 800 Tele: 1.0ft (0.3m) � 8.9ft (2.7m) at ISO 800 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC 
Memory Included (MB): 632.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 
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) 
Included Software: OLYMPUS [ib] Software 
OS Compatibility: Windows 2000PRO/XP/VISTA/7, Mac OS X 10.3 - 10.5 
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: 160
Notes & Features: Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization and Digital Image Stabilization, Tap Control, Intelligent Auto, In-Camera Panorama, 720p HD movies, HDMI output. Shockproof:MIL-STD-810F Shock Equivalent (5ft/1.5m); Waterproof: Equivalent to IEC60529 IPX8/JISC0920 (10ft/3m);Freezeproof: MIL-STD-810F Low Temp Equivalent (-10oC/14oF); Dustproof: Equivalent to IEC60529 IP6X/JISC0920. Available in Oxide Red, Turquoise Blue, Hot Pink and Emerald Green. 

 


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