Olympus PEN E-PL5 Specifications

General

  • Depth
    1.5 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    16.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Live MOS
  • Total Pixels
    17200000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16100000 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)
  • Digital Zoom
    2 x
  • Image Processor
    TruePic VI
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    35
  • AE/AF Control
    Eye detection AF, Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF, Touch Area AF
  • Face Detection Detalis
    eye Detect AF
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, H.264, MJPEG, MOV
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, MPO, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Olympus

Camera Flash

  • Type
    detachable flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    7
  • External Flash Name
    Olympus FL-LM1
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation, 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 200-25600, ISO auto (200-25600)
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, highlight spot, multi-segment, shadow spot, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    324
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    beach/snow, children, macro converter, nature macro, night scene, night scene with portrait, panorama assist, portrait mode, sports mode, document, e-portrait, fireworks, fisheye converter, high key, landscape, landscape-portrait, low key
  • Special Effects
    Cross Process, Custom Effect, Muted, Natural, Pale & Light Colour, Pin Hole, Pop Art, Portrait, Soft Focus, Vivid, Water Colour, i-Enhance, Diorama, Dramatic Tone, Gentle Sepia, Grainy Film, Key Line, Light Tone, Monochrome Art, Monotone
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2000K - 14000K, cloudy, flash, fluorescent, incandescent, shade, sunlight, underwater
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    2 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±3 EV range, in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    7 steps in 1/3 or 2/3 EV steps
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes
  • X-sync Speed
    1/250 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV 0-20 ( ISO 100 )

Display

  • Display Format
    460,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    folding

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F
  • Humidity Range Operating
    30 - 90%

Miscellaneous

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

Lens System

  • Lens Included
    body only

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDHC UHS-I Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDXC UHS-I Memory Card
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 30 fps - 20Mbps
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 30 fps - 17Mbps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps - 13Mbps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps - 10Mbps
    MJPEG - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps
    MJPEG - 640 x 480 - 30 fps

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3 frames per second, 3.6 frames per second, 8 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    12 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, digital image rotation, face detection, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera RAW processing, in-camera red-eye fix, Eye-Fi Card Ready, resizing an image, saturation control, shadow point display, FlashAir Card Ready, Full-time Live View, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Shadow Adjustment Technology, Touch Shutter technology, audio recording, auto power save

Connections

  • Connector Type
    1 x USB 2.0
    1 x composite video/audio output
    1 x HDMI output
    1 x accessory port
    1 x remote control
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Type
    HDMI output, USB 2.0, accessory port, composite video/audio output, remote control
  • Qty
    1

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    2 sec
  • X-sync Speed
    1/250 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    sensitivity control, wind noise reduction

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Olympus BLS-5
  • Details
    1 x Olympus BLS-5 Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Life Details
    Photo shooting - 360 shots ( IS on )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Olympus BLS-5

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Olympus Viewer 2

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Olympus
  • Product Line
    Olympus
  • Model
    E-PL5
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    mirrorless system
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3 frames per second, 3.6 frames per second, 8 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 200-25600, ISO auto (200-25600)
  • ISO (Max)
    25600
  • Digital Zoom
    2 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, H.264, MJPEG, MOV
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, MPO, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • High Definition Video Support
    1080p
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    TruePic VI
  • Special Effects
    Cross Process, Custom Effect, Muted, Natural, Pale & Light Colour, Pin Hole, Pop Art, Portrait, Soft Focus, Vivid, Water Colour, i-Enhance, Diorama, Dramatic Tone, Gentle Sepia, Grainy Film, Key Line, Light Tone, Monochrome Art, Monotone
  • HDR Mode
    HDR post-processing
  • 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
    AE lock, AF lock, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, digital image rotation, face detection, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera RAW processing, in-camera red-eye fix, Eye-Fi Card Ready, resizing an image, saturation control, shadow point display, FlashAir Card Ready, Full-time Live View, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Shadow Adjustment Technology, Touch Shutter technology, audio recording, auto power save

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (image sensor shift mechanism)

Lens System Mounting

  • Mounting Type
    Micro Four Thirds

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, highlight spot, multi-segment, shadow spot, 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 or 2/3 EV steps
  • Shooting Programs
    beach/snow, children, macro converter, nature macro, night scene, night scene with portrait, panorama assist, portrait mode, sports mode, document, e-portrait, fireworks, fisheye converter, high key, landscape, landscape-portrait, low key
  • Bracketing Modes
    Art Filter bracketing, ISO sensitivity bracketing, focus bracketing

Exposure Range

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

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2000K - 14000K, cloudy, flash, fluorescent, incandescent, shade, sunlight, underwater
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    35
  • AE/AF Control
    Eye detection AF, Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF, Touch Area AF

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.4 in
  • Height
    2.5 in
  • Weight
    9.84 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    16.1 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
    17200000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16100000 pixels
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Supersonic Wave Filter (SWF)

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    folding
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.6 cm
  • Display Format
    460,000 pixels
  • Touch Screen
    Yes
  • Features
    display brightness control, display color control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDHC UHS-I Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDXC UHS-I 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, 4608 x 3456
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG, RAW
  • Image File Size
    0.3 MB, 1.1 MB, 17 MB, 3.5 MB, 7.5 MB

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, MJPEG
  • Image Resolution
    1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    30 frames per second
  • Bitrate
    10Mbps, 13Mbps, 17Mbps, 20Mbps

Audio Input

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    sensitivity control, wind noise reduction

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Form Factor
    Olympus BLS-5
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Included
    included

Battery Life Details

  • Usage Mode
    photo shooting
  • Battery Life
    360 shots
  • Details
    IS on

General

  • Manufacturer
    Olympus

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Olympus PEN E-PL5 (body only, black)

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