Olympus PEN E-PL2 Specifications

Olympus E-PL2

Olympus PEN E-PL2 (with 14-42mm lens, white)

Part Number: 262901W Released: January 25, 2011

General

  • Depth
    1.7 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    12.3 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    aluminum, plastic
  • Optical Sensor Type
    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
  • Face Detection Detalis
    eye Detect AF
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1280 x 720
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Olympus

Camera Flash

  • Type
    Built-in 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

  • Display Format
    460,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    Built-in

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 200-6400, ISO auto (200-6400)
  • 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, landscape-portrait, low key, macro, macro converter, nature macro, night portrait, night scene, panorama assist, portrait mode, sports mode, candle, sunset, wide converter, children, document, e-portrait, fireworks, fisheye converter, high key, landscape
  • Special Effects
    Black & White Green filter, Black & White Orange filter, Muted, Natural, Pin Hole, Pop Art, Portrait, Purple, Saturation, Sepia, Soft Focus, Vivid, Black & White Red filter, i-Enhance, Black & White Yellow filter, Blue, Diorama, Dramatic Tone, Grainy Film, Green, Monotone
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2000K - 14000K, cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), 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
    7 steps in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1 EV steps
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes
  • X-sync Speed
    1/180 sec, 1/2000 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV 0-20 ( ISO 100 )

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%

Miscellaneous

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

Lens System

  • Type
    3 x zoom lens - 14 - 42 mm - f/3.5-5.6 Micro Four Thirds
  • Lens Construction
    7 groups / 8 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    2 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, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual
  • Max View Angle
    75 degrees
  • Group Qty
    7
  • Element Qty
    8
  • Filter Size
    37 mm
  • Lens Included
    M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm II lens
  • Features
    ED glass, aspherical lens

Memory / Storage

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

Additional Features

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

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Type
    HDMI output, USB, USB 2.0, composite video/audio output
  • Qty
    1
  • Connector Type
    19 pin mini HDMI Type C

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

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Olympus BLS-5
  • Details
    1 x Olympus BLS-5 Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1620 mAh ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Olympus BLS-5

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Olympus Viewer 2, [ib] software

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Olympus
  • Product Line
    Olympus
  • Model
    E-PL2
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    mirrorless system
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 200-6400, ISO auto (200-6400)
  • ISO (Max)
    6400
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • 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 Green filter, Black & White Orange filter, Muted, Natural, Pin Hole, Pop Art, Portrait, Purple, Saturation, Sepia, Soft Focus, Vivid, Black & White Red filter, i-Enhance, Black & White Yellow filter, Blue, Diorama, Dramatic Tone, Grainy Film, Green, Monotone
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    eye Detect AF
  • 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
    RGB primary color filter, Scene Detection Technology, digital noise reduction, face detection, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera RAW processing, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image, saturation control, shadow point display, sharpness control, Shadow Adjustment Technology, audio recording, auto power save, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, digital image rotation

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
    7 steps in 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1 EV steps
  • Shooting Programs
    anti shake, beach/snow, landscape-portrait, low key, macro, macro converter, nature macro, night portrait, night scene, panorama assist, portrait mode, sports mode, candle, sunset, wide converter, children, document, e-portrait, fireworks, fisheye converter, high key, landscape

Exposure Range

  • Light Metering Range
    EV 0-20
  • Sensitivity
    ISO 100

White Balance

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

Auto Focus

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

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    12.3 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    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)

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.5 in
  • Height
    2.9 in
  • Weight
    11.18 oz

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.6 cm
  • Display Format
    460,000 pixels
  • Features
    contrast control, display brightness control, display color control

Camera Memory

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

Camera Specifications

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

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    1024 x 768, 2560 x 1920, 4032 x 3024
  • 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
  • Form Factor
    Olympus BLS-5
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Capacity
    1620 mAh
  • Included
    included

General

  • Manufacturer
    Olympus

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Olympus PEN E-PL2 (with 14-42mm lens, white)

Part Number: 262901W Released: Jan 25, 2011
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