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Olympus Brio D-100

Olympus uses tricky optics to build a sleekly compact 1.3 megapixel digicam with excellent image quality!

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Reference: Datasheet

Review First Posted: 5/6/2001

Digital Camera Data Sheet:
Olympus Camedia Brio D-100


Model Name:

Olympus Camedia Brio D-100 
Model Number: D-100 
Camera Format: Ultra Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $299.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available: 2001-05-31
Remote Control: No 
Remote Control Type: n/a 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material: Plastic 
Operating System: Windows, MacOS 
Weight: 5.8 oz (165 g)
Weight With Batteries?  
Size: 4.3 x 2.4 x 1.3 in.
(110 x 62 x 34 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 1280x960, 640x480
Movie Resolution:  
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 1.30
CCD Size (inches): 1/3.2 inch 
CCD Filter Type: RGBG 
CCD Manufacturer:  
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: No 
Quality Levels: 2
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 36 mm
Zoom Ratio: Non-Zoom
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 2x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type:  
Auto Focus Assist Light? No 
Auto Focus Min Illum:  
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: No 
Manual Focus Steps: n/a
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
20.3 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 10 - 50 cm
4.1 - 20.3 in
Min Macro Area: 121 x 90 mm
4.7 x 3.6 in
Min Aperture: f/11.0
Max Aperture: f/2.8
Aperture Range Description: f/2.8 - f/11 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: Real Image 
Optical VF Accuracy: 85%
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy: 99%
LCD Size (inches): 1.5
LCD Resolution: 112,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Max Playback Zoom: 2.00
ISO Settings:  
ISO Rating Max:  
Number of White Balance Settings: 5
White Balance Settings: Full Auto TTL, Pre-set (daylight, overcast, tungsten light, fluorescent light) 
Manual White Balance: No 
Longest Shutter Time: 1/2 
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/1000 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: TTL digital iESP, spot 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Self Timer:  
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 5
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-Eye Reducing, Off, Fill-in, Slow synchronization 1st curtain effect 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 3.0
Flash Range Description: 3 meters (9.8 feet) 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: No 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SmartMedia 
Other Memory Types:  
Memory Included (MB): 8.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format: JPEG 
Movie File Format:  
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable: No 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 1.1
Other Connection: DC In 
Included Software: Olympus Camedia Master 
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS 
Performance Timing
Startup Time: 4.500 seconds
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record: 1.100 seconds
Record -> Play (max res): 2.200 seconds
Record -> Play (min res): 2.200 seconds
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 1.000 seconds
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus:  
Shutter Lag, Prefocus: 0.230 seconds
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
Cycle Time Max Res: 3.290 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res: 3.180 seconds
Buffer Frames, Max Res:  
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 1.840
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Sec @ Max Res:  
Movie Sec @ Min Res:  
Download speed, KB/second: 251.00
Battery Form Factor: AA, CR-V3 
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline, NiMH, Lithium 
Batteries Included: CR-V3 Lithium
Battery Charger Included: No 
More Information
Notes & Features: Supports USB Mass Storage Class (no USB driver necessary for Windows 2000, Windows ME or Mac OS 8.6 and higher. Supports SmartMedia cards up to 128MB. Bundled with an 8MB SmartMedia card, USB cable, video output cable, Olympus Camedia Master software, user guide, strap, and CR-V3 Lithium battery pack. LCD turns on automatically when camera is in macro mode. 
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL:  
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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