Olympus E-3 Specifications

Olympus E-3

Olympus E-3 (body only)

Part Number: E-3

General

  • Depth
    7.5 cm
  • Sensor Resolution
    10.1 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    magnesium alloy
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Live MOS
  • Total Pixels
    11800000 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 )

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

Display

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

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Storage Temperature
    -20 °C
  • Max Storage Temperature
    60 °C
  • Min Operating Temperature
    0 °C
  • Humidity Range Storage
    10 - 90%
  • Max Operating Temperature
    40 °C
  • Humidity Range Operating
    30 - 90%

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.

Lens System

  • Lens Included
    body only

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash, Microdrive, xD-Picture Card

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, AF lock, saturation control, shadow point display, sharpness control, IR filter , LCD live view mode, RGB primary color filter, auto power save, depth-of-field preview button, highlight point display, histogram display, resizing an image

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card, xD-Picture Card
  • Type
    DC power input, USB, composite video output, remote control
  • Qty
    1

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Viewfinder Information
    AE lock, AF lock, record mode, shutter speed, white balance, ISO sensitivity, aperture, battery status, exposure compensation, exposure mode, flash charge completion, frame counter, metering system
  • Optical Viewfinder Field Coverage
    100%
  • Optical Viewfinder Magnification
    1.15x
  • Optical Viewfinder Dioptric Correction Range
    -3 to +1
  • Viewfinder Frames
    Autofocus frame

Digital Camera

  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10100000 pixels

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 min
  • X-sync Speed
    1/250 sec

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Olympus Master

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Olympus BLM-1
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1500 mAh ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Olympus BLM-1

Header

  • Brand
    Olympus
  • Product Line
    Olympus
  • Model
    E-3
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    SLR
  • SLR Enhanced Functionality
    Live View mode
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1 frame per second, 2 frames per second, 3 frames per second, 4 frames per second, 5 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-3200
  • ISO (Max)
    3200
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    TruePic III
  • Special Effects
    Custom Effect, Monotone, Muted, Portrait, Vivid
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self Timer Delay
    12 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabiliser
    optical (image sensor shift mechanism)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabiliser
    Yes
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Four Thirds
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, saturation control, shadow point display, sharpness control, IR filter , LCD live view mode, RGB primary color filter, auto power save, depth-of-field preview button, highlight point display, histogram display, resizing an image

CE System

  • Remote Control
    optional

Optical System

  • Image Stabiliser
    optical (image sensor shift mechanism)

Lens System Mounting

  • Mounting Type
    Four Thirds

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    49
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, manual, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    5 steps in 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV steps

Exposure Range

  • Light Metering Range
    EV 1-20
  • Sensitivity
    ISO 100

White Balance

  • 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
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    11

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    14.3 cm
  • Height
    11.7 cm
  • Weight
    0.81 kg

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    10.1 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
    11800000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10100000 pixels
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Supersonic Wave Filter (SWF)

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    2.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.4 cm
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Features
    contrast control, display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card, xD-Picture Card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash, Microdrive, xD-Picture Card

Camera Specifications

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

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Field Coverage
    100%
  • Magnification
    1.15x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -3 to +1
  • Viewfinder Frames
    autofocus frame

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Quality
    basic, fine, normal, super-fine
  • Image Resolution
    1024 x 768, 1600 x 1200, 2560 x 1920, 3200 x 2400, 3648 x 2736, 640 x 480, 1280 x 960
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG, RAW
  • Image File Size
    0.1 MB, 0.5 MB, 0.7 MB, 0.8 MB, 1.1 MB, 1.3 MB, 1.5 MB, 1.7 MB, 11 MB, 2.2 MB, 3.6 MB, 3.7 MB, 4.7 MB, 5.3 MB, 6.8 MB, 0.2 MB, 0.3 MB, 0.4 MB

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Capacity
    1500 mAh
  • Included
    included

General

  • Manufacturer
    Olympus

Where to Buy

Olympus E-3 (body only)

Part Number: E-3

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