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Olympus-evolt-e-300.60662
5.1 out of 10

Olympus EVOLT E-300

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Specifications

Feature
Value
Comment
Type
Type
Media
Compact Flash Card (Type I, II), Micro Drive
Imaging Size
17.3 x 13.0 mm
Lens Mount
Four Thirds Mount
Compatible Lens
Zuiko Digital, Four Thirds System Lens
Number of Effective Pixels
8 million pixels
Image Sensor
Type
Effective Pixel Number
Approx. 8.15 million pixels
Aspect
4:3
Filter Array
Primary color filter (RGB)
Dust Proof of Image Sensor
Yes - Supersonic Wave Filter
Recording System
Recording Format
Recording Mode
RAW ( 12bit ), TIFF ( RGB 8-bit ), JPEG
RAW + JPEG Recording
Yes: RAW + SHQ/HQ/SQ modes
File Size
RAW:
Viewfinder
Type
View field coverage
94% Centered Horz./Vert.
View field coverage
Approx. 100%
Magnification
Approx. x 1.00 with 50mm lens set to infinity on -1diopter
Eye Point
20mm on -1 diopter
Diopter Adjustment
Built-in type -3.0 to +1.0 diopter
Focusing Screen
Fixed (Mat Screen with AF/Metering Marks)
Mirror
Side Swing Quick Return Mirror
Viewfinder information
AF frame (Super Impose), AE lock, Shutter speed, Aperture value, Exposure mode, White balance, Flash, AF confirmation mark, Metering mode, Number of storable sequential pictures, Exposure compensation value indication, Record Mode, Battery Level Indicator
Eye Piece Shutter
Eye Piece Cover included
Depth of Field Preview
Preview Button
Playback Monitor
Type
Size
1.8 inch/4.6 cm
Pixel Number
134,000 pixels
Brightness Control
+/- 7 steps
Auto Focus
Type
Focus Mode
Single AF/Continuous AF/Single AF + MF/Manual Focus
Focus Area
3 points
Detection Range
EV 0 to 19 (ISO 100)
Detection Range
Digital ESP/Center Weighted Average; EV 2 to 20 Spot; EV 3 to 17 (50mm F2, ISO 100)
Focus Area Selection
Automatic Selection / Manual User Selection
AF Assist Lamp
Built-in optional Olympus Dedicated Flashes
AF Lock
Locked by first position of Shutter Button / OK Button (Customizable)
Focus Tracking
Available in Continuous AF Mode
Manual Focus
Available by rotation of a Lens Focus ring
Exposure Control
Light Metering Mode
Exposure Mode
Program with Program Shift/Shutter Priority/Aperture Priority/Manual Scene Program/Scene Select
Scene Program
Portrait, Macro, Landscape, Night Scene, Sports
Scene Select
Portrait, Macro, Landscape, Night Scene, Sports, Landscape & Self Portrait, Night Scene & Self Portrait, Fire Work, Sunset, High Key, Document, Manor Shot, Beach & Snow, Candle
Sensitivity
AUTO/100/200/400 (AUTO: 100-400) Expandable to 800/1600
Exposure Compensation
Up to +/- 5 EV in each 1, 1/2, or 1/3 EV step
AE Lock
Locked by first position of Shutter Button / AEL Button (Customizable)
Exposure Bracketing
3 Frames in +/- 1, 1/2, or 1/3 EV step (selectable)
White Balance System
Auto WB System
Preset WB
12 Types (3000K - 1000K)
WB Compensation
up to +/- 7 step in each Auto/Preset setting
Custom WB Compensation
up to +/- 7 step
On touch Mode
4 on touch Settings
WB Bracketing
3 Frames with +/- 5/10/15 mired steps
Color Mode
Color Space
Saturation
Saturation 5 levels
Image Quality
Sharpness
Contrast
5 levels
Shutter
Type
Shutter Speed
P,Ps,A: 1-1/4000
Self Timer
12 or 2 seconds
Remote Control
Yes (Optional: Remote Control RM-1)
Drive System
Drive Mode
Sequential Shooting Speed
Approx. 2.5 fps
Max. Frame Number on Sequential Shooting
RAW/TIFF 4 frames
Control Panel
Control Panel Information
Flash Control
Type
Built-in Flash
Yes. Flash Guide Number: 13
Flash Modes
Auto/Red-eye Reduction/Slow synchro/ Fill-in for Exclusive Flash
X-Sync Speed
X= 1/180 sec. or less FP 1/30 sec. - 1/4000 sec.
Intensity Control
Up to +/- 2 EV in each 1, 1/2, or 1/3 EV step for Exclusive Flash
Syncro Timing
1st Curtain Synchro/2nd Curtain Slow Synchro (Selectable)
Multi Flash Control
Yes (control built in and ext FL flash independently)
Playback
Display Mode
Information
Histogram, High Light Point Warning, AF frame, Exposure Mode, Metering Mode, Shutter Speed, F-Stop, Compensation level, ISO, Color Space, WB Mode, Focal Length, Focus Area, File Type, Contrast Level, Sharpness Level
Erase/Protect Function
Erase Mode
Image Protec Mode
Single, Selected
Menu
Menu category
Languages
English, German, Spanish, French, (English Set as Default OIMA). Add additional languages through Web
Customize
Custom Reset
External Connector
Personal Computer Interface
Personal Computer Connector
USB connector: MiniB
Video Signal Output
Video Out Jack (NTSC or PAL selectable)
X-synchronization Socket (PC Socket)
Hot Shoe, External Flash Connector
Remote Cable
Through PS-HLD3 with Optional Remote Cable RM-CB1
DC-IN
DC-IN Jack ( Optional: AC Adapter AC-1)
Power Supply
Battery
Battery Check
Automatic check
Sleep Mode
Yes (1, 3, 5, 10 min. selectable)
Date/Time saving
Approx. 5 months using the built-in battery
AC Adapter
Optional AC adapter: AC-1 AC 100V-240V, 50-60Hz; DC 9V
Size/Weight
Dimensions
Weight
Approx. 20.5 oz./580g (without batteries and CF Card, Caps)
Operating Environment
Temperature
Humidity
Operating Range; 30 to 90%, Storage Range; 10%~90%
Dust and Splash Proof
No
Release Date
First seen
16 December 2004