Olympus PEN E-PL1 Specifications

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Olympus PEN E-PL1 (with 14-42mm and 40-150mm lenses, black)

Part Number: 262857 Released: March 1, 2010

General

  • Depth
    1.4 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    12.3 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    aluminum, plastic
  • Optical Sensor Type
    High speed Live MOS
  • Total Pixels
    13100000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12300000 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 V
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    225
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, MJPEG
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1280 x 720
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Olympus

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-3200, ISO auto (200-1600)
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    324
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    anti shake, beach/snow, nature macro, night scene, night scene with portrait, panorama assist, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset, children, documents, e-portrait, fireworks, high key, landscape, low key, macro
  • Special Effects
    Black & White Blue filter, Black & White Green filter, Muted, Natural, Pin Hole, Pop Art, Portrait, Sepia, Soft Focus, Vivid, i-Enhance, Black & White Magenta filter, Black & White Orange filter, Black & White Red filter, Black & White Yellow filter, Diorama, Gentle Sepia, Grainy Film, Monotone
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2000K - 14000K, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), overcast, shade, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    60 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±3 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
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes
  • X-sync Speed
    1/180 sec, 1/2000 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV 0-18 ( ISO 100 )

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    7
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    flash +/- compensation, wireless off-camera control
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, rear curtain sync, red-eye reduction, slow synchro

Display

  • Type
    2.7" LCD display
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Environmental Parameters

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

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Color
    black, white
  • Color Category
    black, white

Lens System

  • Lens Construction
    8 groups / 9 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Lens Series
    Micro Four Thirds
  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.5-5.6
  • Min Focal Length
    14 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    42 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    28 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    9.8 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual
  • Max View Angle
    75 degrees
  • Group Qty
    8
  • Element Qty
    9
  • Filter Size
    40.5 mm
  • Lens Included
    M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm and Zuiko Digital 40-150mm lenses, body only
  • Features
    ED glass, aspherical lens

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    RAW 4032 x 3024
    JPEG 4032 x 3024
    JPEG 2560 x 1920
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 1280 x 960
    JPEG 1024 x 768
    JPEG 640 x 480
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps

Lens System (2nd)

  • Type
    3.8 x zoom lens - 40 - 150 mm - f/4.0-5.6 Four Thirds
  • Lens Construction
    9 groups / 12 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    3.8 x
  • Lens Series
    Four Thirds
  • Lens Aperture
    f/4.0-5.6
  • Min Focal Length
    40 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    150 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    80 - 300mm
  • Min Focus Distance
    35.4 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Group Qty
    9
  • Element Qty
    12
  • Filter Size
    58 mm
  • Features
    ED glass, internal focusing system

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    12 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, cropping an image, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, face detection, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image, saturation control, shadow point display, Full-time Live View, sharpness control, RGB primary color filter, Scene Detection Technology, Shadow Adjustment Technology, audio recording, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection

Connections

  • Connector Type
    1 x USB
    1 x composite video output
    1 x HDMI output
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Type
    HDMI output, USB, USB 2.0, composite video output
  • Qty
    1

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    60 sec
  • X-sync Speed
    1/180 sec, 1/2000 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, [ib] software

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Olympus BLS-1
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1150 mAh ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Olympus BLS-1

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP SP2 or later
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Olympus
  • Product Line
    Olympus
  • Model
    E-PL1
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    mirrorless system
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-3200, ISO auto (200-1600)
  • ISO (Max)
    3200
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, MJPEG
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1280 x 720
  • High Definition Video Support
    720p
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    TruePic V
  • Special Effects
    Black & White Blue filter, Black & White Green filter, Muted, Natural, Pin Hole, Pop Art, Portrait, Sepia, Soft Focus, Vivid, i-Enhance, Black & White Magenta filter, Black & White Orange filter, Black & White Red filter, Black & White Yellow filter, Diorama, Gentle Sepia, Grainy Film, Monotone
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self Timer Delay
    12 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (image sensor shift mechanism)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Micro Four Thirds
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, cropping an image, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, face detection, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image, saturation control, shadow point display, Full-time Live View, sharpness control, RGB primary color filter, Scene Detection Technology, Shadow Adjustment Technology, audio recording, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (image sensor shift mechanism)

Lens System Mounting

  • Mounting Type
    Micro Four Thirds

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    324
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±3 EV range, in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1 EV steps
  • Shooting Programs
    anti shake, beach/snow, nature macro, night scene, night scene with portrait, panorama assist, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset, children, documents, e-portrait, fireworks, high key, landscape, low key, macro

Exposure Range

  • Light Metering Range
    EV 0-18
  • Sensitivity
    ISO 100

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2000K - 14000K, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), overcast, shade, tungsten light
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    225

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.8 in
  • Height
    2.8 in
  • Weight
    10.58 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    12.3 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    High speed Live MOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    13.0 x 17.3mm
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    13.0 x 17.3 mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    2
  • Total Pixels
    13100000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12300000 pixels
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Supersonic Wave Filter (SWF)

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    2.7 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.9 cm
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Features
    contrast control, display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PRINT Image Matching, PictBridge support, direct print

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    1024 x 768, 1280 x 960, 1600 x 1200, 2560 x 1920, 4032 x 3024, 640 x 480
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG, RAW

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Resolution
    1280 x 720, 640 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    30 frames per second

Audio Input

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Capacity
    1150 mAh
  • Included
    included

General

  • Manufacturer
    Olympus

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Olympus PEN E-PL1 (with 14-42mm and 40-150mm lenses, black)

Part Number: 262857 Released: Mar 1, 2010
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