Olympus E-3 Specifications

Olympus E-3

Olympus E-3 (body only)

Part Number: 262010 Released: November 28, 2007

General

  • Depth
    3 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    10.1 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    magnesium alloy
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Live MOS
  • Total Pixels
    11800000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10100000 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
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Olympus

Display

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

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

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%

Lens System

  • Lens Aperture
    F/2.8-4.0
  • Min Focal Length
    12 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    60 mm
  • Focus Adjustment
    Automatic, Manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    Automatic
  • Lens Included
    body only

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.

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash, Microdrive, xD-Picture Card
  • Image Storage
    RAW 3648 x 2736 - 11 MB
    Super-fine 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

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Viewfinder Frames
    Autofocus frame
  • Viewfinder Information
    Shutter speed, exposure compensation, AE lock, flash charge completion, aperture, frame counter, white balance, metering system, exposure mode, battery status, record mode, ISO sensitivity, AF lock

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

Shutter

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

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Olympus BLM-1
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1500 mAh (included)

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Olympus Master

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

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

CE System

  • Remote Control
    optional

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
  • Interfaces Provided
    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 Stabilizer
    optical (image sensor shift mechanism)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    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

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    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

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)

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5.6 in
  • Height
    4.6 in
  • Weight
    1.79 lbs

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

General

  • Manufacturer
    Olympus

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Olympus E-3 (body only)

Part Number: 262010 Released: Nov 28, 2007
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