Olympus E-3 Specifications

Olympus E-3 (Body Only)

Part Number: 262010 Released: November 28, 2007

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Width
    5.6 in
  • Depth
    3 in
  • Height
    4.6 in
  • Weight
    1.8 lbs
  • Body Material
    magnesium alloy
  • Sensor Resolution
    10.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Live MOS
  • Total Pixels
    11,800,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10,100,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    13.0 x 17.3mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    2
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Supersonic Wave Filter (SWF)
  • Image Processor
    TruePic III
  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    11
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Olympus

Camera

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (image sensor shift mechanism)
  • Lens Mounting
    Four Thirds

Carrying Case

  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, battery charger, shoulder strap, body cap, video cable, shoulder strap, video cable

Display

  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Storage Temperature
    -4 °F
  • Max Storage Temperature
    140 °F
  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Humidity Range Storage
    10 - 90%
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F
  • Humidity Range Operating
    30 - 90%

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    13
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation, flash exposure bracketing, wireless off-camera control
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, rear curtain sync, red-eye reduction, slow synchro

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-3200
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    49
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, manual, shutter-priority
  • Special Effects
    Custom Effect, Monotone, Muted, Portrait, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    3000K - 7500K, cloudy, evening sun, flash, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), shade, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 min
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    5 steps in 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV steps
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes
  • X-sync Speed
    1/250 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV 1-20 ( ISO 100 )

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Protection
    splashproof
  • Certified for Windows Vista
    Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.

Lens System

  • Lens Aperture
    F/2.8-4.0
  • Zoom Adjustment
    Automatic
  • Focus Adjustment
    Automatic, Manual

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash, Microdrive, xD-Picture Card
  • Image Storage
    RAW 3648 x 2736 - 11 MB
    Super-fine JPEG 3648 x 2736 - 6.8 MB
    Fine JPEG 3648 x 2736 - 4.7 MB
    Normal JPEG 3648 x 2736 - 2.2 MB
    Basic JPEG 3648 x 2736 - 1.5 MB
    Super-fine JPEG 3200 x 2400 - 5.3 MB
    Fine JPEG 3200 x 2400 - 3.7 MB
    Normal JPEG 3200 x 2400 - 1.7 MB
    Basic JPEG 3200 x 2400 - 1.1 MB
    Super-fine JPEG 2560 x 1920 - 3.6 MB
    Fine JPEG 2560 x 1920 - 2.2 MB
    Normal JPEG 2560 x 1920 - 1.1 MB
    Basic JPEG 2560 x 1920 - 0.7 MB
    Super-fine JPEG 1600 x 1200 - 1.3 MB
    Fine JPEG 1600 x 1200 - 0.8 MB
    Normal JPEG 1600 x 1200 - 0.5 MB
    Basic JPEG 1600 x 1200 - 0.3 MB
    Super-fine JPEG 1280 x 960 - 0.8 MB
    Fine JPEG 1280 x 960 - 0.5 MB
    Normal JPEG 1280 x 960 - 0.3 MB
    Basic JPEG 1280 x 960 - 0.2 MB
    Super-fine JPEG 1024 x 768 - 0.5 MB
    Fine JPEG 1024 x 768 - 0.4 MB
    Normal JPEG 1024 x 768 - 0.2 MB
    Basic JPEG 1024 x 768 - 0.1 MB
    Super-fine JPEG 640 x 480 - 0.2 MB
    Fine JPEG 640 x 480 - 0.2 MB
    Normal JPEG 640 x 480 - 0.1 MB
    Basic JPEG 640 x 480 - 0.1 MB

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color
  • Type
    fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Field Coverage
    100%
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Magnification
    1.15x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -3 to +1
  • Viewfinder Frames
    autofocus frame
  • Viewfinder Information
    AE lock, metering system, record mode, shutter speed, white balance, AF lock, ISO sensitivity, aperture, battery status, exposure compensation, exposure mode, flash charge completion, frame counter

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1 frame per second, 2 frames per second, 3 frames per second, 4 frames per second, 5 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    12 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    AE lock, resizing an image, saturation control, shadow point display, sharpness control, sharpness control, highlight point display, histogram display, resizing an image, saturation control, shadow point display, AF lock, sharpness control, IR filter , LCD live view mode, RGB primary color filter, auto power save, depth-of-field preview button, highlight point display, histogram display

Connections

  • Connector Type
    1 x USB
    1 x DC power input
    1 x composite video output
    1 x remote control
  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card, xD-Picture Card

Battery

  • Technology
    Lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Olympus BLM-1
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1500 mAh ( included )

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Olympus Master

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

General

  • Manufacturer
    Olympus

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Olympus E-3 (Body Only)

Part Number: 262010 Released: Nov 28, 2007
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