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Olympus E-420


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Manufacturer Olympus
Model name E-420
Date announced 2008-03-05
MSRP $499
Street price N/A
Official site E-420 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)
N/A
Crop factor
(D-SLR/ILC only)
2x
Autofocus Yes
AF-assist lamp Yes
Image stabilization
(Optical only)
No
Macro (min distance) N/A
 
Built-in flash Yes
External flash support Yes
Supports conversion lenses N/A
Supports underwater case
 
LCD size 2.7"
LCD resolution 230,000 pixels
LCD position Fixed
Viewfinder Optical
Viewfinder mag.
(D-SLR only)
0.92x
Viewfinder coverage 95%
 
Manual controls Exposure compensation, shutter speed, aperture, white balance, focus
ISO range 100/200/400/800/1600
RAW/TIFF support RAW
 
Movie mode (format) No
Max movie resolution N/A
Sound in movies No
Zoom usable in movies
 
Storage method CompactFlash Type II + xD Picture Card (no card included)
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Storage capacity
(out of the box)
N/A
 
Battery used BLS-1 (1)
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Battery life
(CIPA standard)
500 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output No
USB output Yes (2.0)
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
5.1 x 3.6 x 2.1 in (129.5 x 91.4 x 53.3 mm)
Weight (empty) 13.4 oz (380 g)
 
Included software Olympus Master
 
Misc. notes Features live view, contrast detect AF, and face detection. Add a 14-42 mm lens for $100, or a F2.8, 25mm "pancake" lens for $200.
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