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Olympus PEN E-P1 Specifications

Olympus E-P1

Olympus PEN E-P1 (with 14-42mm lens, silver)

Part Number: 262811 Released: July 1, 2009

General

  • Depth
    1.4 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    12.3 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    metal
  • 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
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Available Body Colors
    silver, white
  • Manufacturer
    Olympus

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-6400, ISO auto (200-1600), 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, candle, children, documents, fireworks, high key, landscape, landscape-portrait, low key, macro, nature macro, night scene, night scene with portrait, panorama assist, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset
  • Special Effects
    Black & White Green filter, Black & White Orange filter, Black & White Red filter, Black & White Yellow filter, Grainy Film, Light Tone, Monotone, Muted, Natural, Pale & Light Colour, Pin Hole, Pop Art, Portrait, Sepia, Soft Focus, Vivid
  • 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 1/3 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
  • Exposure Range
    EV 0-18 (ISO 100)

Environmental Parameters

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

Display

  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Lens System

  • Optical Zoom
    3x
  • Lens Aperture
    F/3.5-5.6
  • Min Focal Length
    14 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    42 mm
  • Focus Adjustment
    Automatic, Manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    Automatic
  • Lens Brand
    M.Zuiko
  • Lens Included
    body only

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Color
    Silver
  • 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
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • 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
    Full-time Live View, RGB primary color filter, Shadow Adjustment Technology, audio recording, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, digital image rotation, face detection, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image, saturation control, shadow point display, sharpness control

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Shutter

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

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Olympus BLS-1
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery (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-P1
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    mirrorless system
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-6400, ISO auto (200-1600), ISO auto (200-6400)
  • ISO (Max)
    6400
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, MJPEG
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • 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, Black & White Red filter, Black & White Yellow filter, Grainy Film, Light Tone, Monotone, Muted, Natural, Pale & Light Colour, Pin Hole, Pop Art, Portrait, Sepia, Soft Focus, Vivid
  • 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
    Full-time Live View, RGB primary color filter, Shadow Adjustment Technology, audio recording, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, digital image rotation, face detection, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image, saturation control, shadow point display, sharpness control

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 1/3 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, candle, children, documents, fireworks, high key, landscape, landscape-portrait, low key, macro, nature macro, night scene, night scene with portrait, panorama assist, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset

Exposure Range

  • Light Metering Range
    EV 0-18
  • 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

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.8 in
  • Height
    2.8 in
  • Weight
    11.82 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
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.6 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

General

  • Manufacturer
    Olympus

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Olympus PEN E-P1 (with 14-42mm lens, silver)

Part Number: 262811 Released: Jul 1, 2009
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