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Olympus C-4000 Zoom

Olympus introduces a top-of-the-line four-megapixel model with superb *configurability* great image quality, and an impressively low price.

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Reference: Datasheet

Review First Posted: 8/27/2002

Digital Camera Data Sheet:
Olympus Camedia C-4000 Zoom


Model Name:

Olympus Camedia C-4000 Zoom 
Model Number: C-4000 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $499.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available: 2002-08-31
Remote Control: No 
Remote Control Type: n/a 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System: Windows, Mac OS 
Weight: 10.4 oz (295 g)
Weight With Batteries?  
Size: 4.3 x 3.0 x 2.8 in.
(110 x 76 x 70 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3200x2400, 2288x1712, 2048x1536, 1600x1200, 1280x960
Movie Resolution: 320x240, 160x120
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 3:2
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 4.00
CCD Size (inches): 1/1.8 inch 
CCD Filter Type:  
CCD Manufacturer:  
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: No 
Quality Levels: 2
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 32 - 96 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Smooth 1-3.3x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: Contrast-detect 
Auto Focus Assist Light? No 
Auto Focus Min Illum:  
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Manual Focus Steps:  
Normal Focus Range: 80 cm to Infinity
32.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 8 - 80 cm
3.3 - 32.7 in
Min Macro Area:  
Min Aperture: f/11.0
Max Aperture: f/2.8
Aperture Range Description:  
Aperture Step Size: 0.33
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type: Body Threads, optional adapter 
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: Real Image 
Optical VF Accuracy:  
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy:  
LCD Size (inches): 1.8
LCD Resolution: 114,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Max Playback Zoom: 4.00
ISO Settings: 100, 200, 400
ISO Rating Max: 400
Number of White Balance Settings: 6
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, OneTouch Manual 
Manual White Balance: Yes 
Longest Shutter Time: 16 
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/1000 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: Digital ESP, Spot, Multi-Spot Averaged 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer: 12
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 6
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Off, On, First and Second curtain slow synchro, first curtain w/red-eye 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 3.5
Flash Range Description: 0.7 - 3.5 meters (wide), 0.2 - 3.5 meters (tele) at ISO 100 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: Yes 
Ext Flash Connection: External Flash terminal for optional Olympus FL-40 (5 pin type) 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SmartMedia 
Other Memory Types:  
Memory Included (MB): 16.0
Uncompressed Format: TIFF 
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format: JPEG 
Movie File Format: QuickTime Motion JPEG 
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable: No 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 1.1
Other Connection: DC In, FL-40 external flash 
Included Software: Olympus Camedia Master 4.0 
OS Compatibility: Windows 98 rev2/ME/2000 Pro/XP, Mac OS 8.6-9.1,OSX 
Performance Timing
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record:  
Record -> Play (max res):  
Record -> Play (min res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus:  
Shutter Lag, Prefocus:  
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
Cycle Time Max Res:  
Cycle Time Min Res:  
Buffer Frames, Max Res:  
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Sec @ Max Res:  
Movie Sec @ Min Res:  
Download speed, KB/second:  
Battery Form Factor: LB-01 (CR-V3), AA 
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline, NiCD, NiMH, Lithium 
Batteries Included: 2 x CR-V3 Lithium
Battery Charger Included: No 
More Information
Notes & Features: Autofocus point is selectable via jog dial, Manual focus is by distance gauge. Macro focus has two modes - Normal macro from 20-80 cm, super macro from 0.8-80 cm. Multi-Spot averaging metering permits selection of up to 8 spots to average across. Optional histogram display available in both shooting and playback modes. USB port is storage-class, auto-connects to Windows ME/2000/XP, Mac OS 8.6 and higher. Sharpness, contrast, and color saturation are all adjustable, in +/- 5 steps, arbitrary units. White balance has +/- 7 step fine tuning range, from red to blue. Captured images may be resized and cropped in-camera for later emailing. Panorama function captures up to 10 frames to be stitched on computer with Camedia software, but only available with Olympus-brand SmartMedia cards. Six Scene Program modes available on Virtual Dial first seen on D-550 model. Four My Modes can create four different custom camera settings. 
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL: Photo Gallery
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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