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Olympus D-540 Zoom / C-310 / X-100
3.4 out of 10

Olympus D-540 Zoom / C-310 / X-100

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Get colorful, detailed images you can print up to 8"x10" and larger with the 3.2 megapixel CCD.
Bring your subject in close or pan out using the 3x optical/3.3x digital/10x total seamless zoom lens.
TruePic TURBO Image Processor gives you smoother results from edge-to-edge; faster camera response time for quicker start-up and less shutter delay.
Use the Virtual Dial to select from seven shooting modes including Portrait, Landscape, Self-Portrait, Night Scene, and QuickTime® Movie Mode.
With PictBridge, you can directly connect the camera to any PictBridge-enabled printer, such as the Olympus P-10…no computer necessary.
Bright, easy to view 1.8" LCD display.
Connect the camera to almost any computer with a USB port with Auto-Connect USB for quick and easy downloading of images and QuickTime movies. No software required.
Record, view, and store your images on a durable, Olympus-brand xD-Picture Card
Technical Specs
Image Sensor
3.2 megapixel effective
Focal Length/Lens Configuration
Olympus 3 aspherical glass zoom lens 5.8 – 17.4mm (38 – 114mm equivalent in 35mm photography), 7 lenses in 6 groups
Seamless to 10x (3x optical and 3.3x digital combined)
Maximum Aperture
f2.9/5.0 – f7.0
1.8" (4.5cm) TFT color LCD display (approximately 85,000 pixels)
Optical real-image viewfinder
Focus System
Autofocus TTL system (contrast detection)
Focus Range (from lens surface)
Normal mode: (20cm – 50cm)
Shutter Speed
1 sec. – 1/2000 sec. (up to 2 sec. in Night Scene mode)
ISO Sensitivity (SOS: Standard Output Sensitivity)
Auto, 50 – 400 (equivalent)
Exposure Metering
Digital ESP multi-pattern, Spot
White Balance Control
IESP multi-pattern auto TTL, Pre-set manual (Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten and Fluorescent)
Exposure Compensation
±2 EV steps in 1/2 EV steps
Image File Format
Still image: EXIF 2.2 JPEG, DCF (Design rule for Camera File system), PRINT Image Matching II
Number of Recorded Pixels
2048 x 1536 JPEG (SHQ, HQ)
Motion Blur Suppression
Up to 10 frames automatically stitchable with CAMEDIA® Master software when using Olympus brand xD-Picture Card™
Continuous Shooting
1.5 frames per second burst up to 12 frames in SQ2 mode
Image Quality Adjustment
Image Playback
Still image: Index display, up to 4x enlargement, Slide show, Scene rotation, Protect
Built-in flash
Flash Modes
Auto for low and backlight; Red-Eye Reduction; Fill-In; Off
Flash Working Range
Wide: 8" – 11.2' (0.2m – 3.4 m)
12-second delay
Setting Memorization
On/Off (Hold changes/Reset to default settings)
Date/Time Calendar
Simultaneous recording into image data, Automatic up to year 2099
Removable Media Card
3V (3.3V) xD-Picture Card, 16MB card included
Outer Connectors
USB connector (Auto-Connect), DC input
Auto-Connect USB
Compatible with Windows 98 rev2/ME/2000 Pro/XP and Mac OS 8.6 – OS X and higher
Operating Temperature/Humidity
Operation: 32° – 104°F (0° – 40°C) 30 – 90% humidity
Power Source
2 x AA alkaline batteries (included)
4.0" W x 2.2" H x 1.5" D (102.2mm x 55.5mm x 37.5mm) excluding protrusions
5.3 oz. (150g) without battery and media card
Release Date
First seen
11 February 2004