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

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%

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)

Display

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

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

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

Viewfinder

  • 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

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card, xD-Picture Card

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

Header

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

Battery

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

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

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
    14.3 cm
  • Height
    11.7 cm
  • Weight
    0.81 kg

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

Where to Buy

Olympus E-3 (body only)

Part Number: E-3

Visit manufacturer site for details.