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
    1.79 lbs
  • Enclosure Material
    magnesium alloy
  • Sensor Resolution
    10.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Live MOS
  • Total Pixels
    11800000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10100000 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

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 )

Carrying Case

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

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

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

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

Display

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

Lens System

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

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.

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 Colour 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, AF lock, IR filter , LCD live view mode, RGB primary color filter, auto power save, depth-of-field preview button, highlight point display, histogram display

Connections

  • 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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