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Olympus E-3


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Manufacturer Olympus
Model name E-3
Date announced 2007-10-16
MSRP $1299
Street price N/A
Official site Olympus E-3 Homepage
 
Camera type Digital SLR
Sensor size (type) 17.3 x 13.0 mm (Live MOS)
Max still resolution 3648 x 2736 (10 Megapixel)
 
Zoom capability N/A
Focal length
(35mm equivalent)
N/A
Max aperture N/A
Lens mount
(D-SLR/ILC only)
Four Thirds
Crop factor
(D-SLR/ILC only)
2x
Autofocus Yes
AF-assist lamp Yes
Image stabilization
(Optical only)
Yes
Macro (min distance) N/A
 
Built-in flash Yes
External flash support Yes
Supports conversion lenses N/A
Supports underwater case No
 
LCD size 2.5"
LCD resolution 230,000 pixels
LCD position Rotating
Viewfinder Optical
Viewfinder mag.
(D-SLR only)
1.15x
Viewfinder coverage 100%
 
Manual controls Exposure compensation, shutter speed, aperture, white balance, focus
ISO range 100/200/400/800/1600/3200
RAW/TIFF support RAW
 
Movie mode (format) No
Max movie resolution N/A
Sound in movies No
Zoom usable in movies N/A
 
Storage method xD Picture Card + CompactFlash Type II (no card included)
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Storage capacity
(out of the box)
N/A
 
Battery used BLM-1 (1)
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Battery life
(CIPA standard)
610 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output No
USB output Yes (2.0)
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
5.6 x 4.6 x 2.9 in (142.2 x 116.8 x 73.7 mm)
Weight (empty) 28.6 oz (810 g)
 
Included software Olympus Master
 
Misc. notes Live view on a flip-out, rotating LCD display. CCD-shift image stabilization. Dust reduction system. Body is sealed against water, dust, etc.
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