Olympus E-420 Specifications

Olympus E-420 (Body only)

Part Number: 262080

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Sensor Resolution
    10.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Live MOS
  • Total Pixels
    11,800,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10,000,000 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
  • Image Stabilizer
    electronic
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast and phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    3
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Olympus

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-1600, ISO auto (100-1600)
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, highlight spot, multi-segment, shadow spot, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    49
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    beach/snow, macro, nature macro, night portrait, night scene, panorama assist, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset, underwater macro, underwater wide, candle, children, document, fireworks, high key, landscape, landscape-portrait, low key
  • Special Effects
    Black & White Green filter, Portrait, Purple, Sepia, Vivid, Black & White Orange filter, Black & White Red filter, Black & White Yellow filter, Blue, Green, Monotone, Muted, Neutral
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2000K - 10000K, cloudy, daylight, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), shade, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    8 min
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1 EV steps
  • Exposure Range
    EV 1-20 ( ISO 100 )

Lens System

  • Lens System Mounting
    Four Thirds
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Four Thirds

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    pop-up flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    12
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, rear curtain sync, red-eye reduction, slow synchro
  • Features
    flash +/- compensation, wireless off-camera control

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3.5 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    12 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Additional Features
    AE lock, auto power save, contrast control, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, direct print, display brightness control, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera red-eye removal, resizing an image, AF lock, saturation control, shadow point display, sharpness control, DPOF support, LCD live view mode, PRINT Image Matching, PictBridge support, RGB primary color filter, Shadow Adjustment Technology, USB 2.0 compatibility

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - eye-level penta-dach mirror
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color
  • Field Coverage
    95%
  • Magnification
    0.92x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -3 to +1
  • Viewfinder Frames
    autofocus frame
  • Viewfinder Information
    AE lock, record mode, shutter speed, white balance, AF-in-focus, aperture, battery status, exposure compensation, exposure mode, flash charge completion, frames-remaining counter, metering system

Display

  • Type
    2.7" LCD display
  • Resolution
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    built-in

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card, xD-Picture Card

Software

  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities, Olympus Master

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Miscellaneous

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

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Olympus BLS-1
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1150 mAh ( included )

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card, xD-Picture Card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash, Microdrive, xD-Picture Card, xD-Picture Card Type H, xD-Picture Card Type M
  • Image Storage
    RAW 3648 x 2736 - 11 MB
    Fine / large 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

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5.1 in
  • Depth
    2.1 in
  • Height
    3.6 in
  • Weight
    13.4 oz

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

General

  • Manufacturer
    Olympus