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Olympus C-8080
3.4 out of 10

Olympus C-8080

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Amazing resolution with an 8 megapixel CCD to print, view, share and edit your images.
5x "wide angle" optical zoom lens delivers outstanding range and results.
Extend your reach with a 3x digital/15 total seamless zoom.
Achieve smoother, clearer, more color-accurate image results along with high-speed camera operation with the TruePic TURBO™ Image Processor.
Enjoy full manual control with the intuitive menu navigation system and choose among 10 shooting modes - including Select Program Auto, Shutter Priority and Night Scene - to appropriately and accurately capture the mood.
Utilize four Scene Program Modes including eight customizable MyModes.
Record mini movies with audio in convenient fashion with QuickTime
Directly connect the C-8080 Wide with any PictBridge-enabled printer, such as the Olympus P-10, for impressively clear and vibrant prints…no computer necessary.
Features dual media slots so you can record and store your image and QuickTime movie files on your preference of xD-Picture Card
Connect the camera to almost any computer with a USB port for fast and easy file downloads with Auto-Connect USB, no software installation necessary.
Take all the shots you want with high-speed sequential shooting at 1.6 frames per second.
Included Li-Ion Rechargeable battery and charger provides confidence that no photo op will go unnoticed.
Capture shots no one else can with the adjustable 1.8" LCD Monitor.
Feel comfortable using the C-8080 Wide anywhere with its rugged and durable Magnesium Alloy body.
Technical Specs
Image Sensor
8 megapixel effective
Focal Length/Lens Configuration
Olympus aspherical glass 5x optical zoom lens 7.13 – 35.6mm
Seamless to 15x (5x optical and 3x digital combined)
Maximum Aperture
f2.4- f3.5 to f8.0 (adjustable in 1/3 or 1/2 EV steps)
1.8" (4.6cm) Wide-View color TFT LCD (approx. 134,000 pixels)
0.44" (1.1cm) electronic viewfinder, 240,000 pixels
Focus System
AF (autofocus) TTL system (contrast detection)
Focus Range (from lens surface)
Normal mode: 23.6" – infinity (0.6m – infinity)
Shutter Speed
Program: f2.4-f8.0, 1/4000 sec – 4 sec.
ISO Sensitivity (SOS: Standard Output Sensitivity)
Auto, 50, 64, 80, 100, 125, 160, 200, 250, 320 and 400 (equivalent)
Exposure Metering
Digital ESP, Spot, Center Weighted
White Balance Control
iESP2 auto TTL, Pre-set manual (Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten and Fluorescent)
Exposure Compensation
±2 EV steps in 1/3 or 1/2 EV steps
Image File Format
Still image: EXIF 2.2" TIFF (non-compressed), EXIF JPEG, DCF
Number of Recorded Pixels
3264 x 2448 TIFF, SHQ, HQ
Motion Blur Suppression
Up to 10 frames stitchable automatically with CAMEDIA® Master software when using Olympus brand xD-Picture Card™
Continuous Shooting
1.6 frames per second burst in any JPEG mode
Image Quality Adjustment
Portrait, Sports, Landscape, MyMode (customizable), Night Scene
Image Playback
Still image: Index display, Up to 5x enlargement, Slide-show, Scene rotation
Built-in pop-up flash
Flash Modes
Auto for low light and backlight, Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-In (forced on) Slow Shutter Synchronized (1st Curtain and 1st Curtain with Red-Eye Reduction), Forced Off
Flash Working Range
Wide: 31" – 17.4' (0.8m – 5.3m)
12-second delay
Setting Memorization
Date/Time Calendar
Simultaneous recording into image data, automatic up to year 2099
Removable Media Card
3V (3.3V) xD-Picture Card (16, 32, 64, 128, 256 or 512MB)
Outer Connectors
USB connector (Auto-Connect), NTSC video out, DC input
Auto-Connect USB
Compatible with Windows 98 rev2/ME/2000 Pro/XP and Mac OS 8.6 – OS X 10.1
Operating Temperature/Humidity
Operation: 32° – 104°F (0° – 40°C), 30 – 90% humidity
Power Source
Li-Ion rechargeable battery (BLM-1) and charger (BCM-2) included
4.9"W x 3.3"H x 3.9" D (124.0mm x 84.5mm x 99.0mm)
23.3 oz (660g) without battery and media card
Release Date
First seen
30 March 2004