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Olympus-pen-e-p1.32760472
6.2 out of 10

Olympus PEN E-P1

Olympus E-P1 The Olympus E-P1 is a 12.3-mexapixel interchan Read more

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Specifications

Feature
Value
Comment
Features
With the seamless precision and simplicity of a point-and-shoot, the E-P1's Live View Autofocus system displays the images to be shot in complete focus on the camera's bright LCD the moment the shutter button is pressed half way down.
Features
Multiple Exposure makes heightened creativity an easily-obtained objective. Two frames can be combined, and portions of one can be combined with those of another in any of the shooting modes. Images can be combined in playback mode or directly on the LCD through the use of the new TruePic V Image Processor.
Features
The Micro Four Thirds Mount on the E-P1 provides many key benefits, including the effectiveness of a digitally designed image sensor, an ultra-compact design, and expandability and compatibility with all Micro Four Thirds Lenses and Four Thirds System Lens via the MMF-1 Adapter.
Features
A series of six built-in Art Filters for replicating countless striking and dramatic effects can be easily activated for both still and video imaging. The innovative Art Filters include Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale & Light Color, Light Tone, Grainy Film and Pin Hole.
Features
The E-P1's powerful 12.3 megapixel Live-MOS sensor packs a powerful high-quality imaging punch for such a compact camera, allowing you to capture more detail than ever before.
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In addition to more detail, the image sensor, combined with the next-generation TruePic V Image Processor, delivers excellent dynamic range, accurate color fidelity and reduced noise, all the way up to 6400 ISO.
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The camera's In-body Image Stabilization system compensates for up to 4 shutter speed steps with any of the system's interchangeable lenses.
Features
Mechanical Image Stabilization automatically compensates for camera shake in low-light situations or when using a telephoto lens.
Features
Electronic Image Stabilization compensates for camera shake while shooting in the movie mode.
Features
For accurate manual focusing, MF Assist can be enabled during S-AF + MF operation. With it you can zoom in on the central part of the image by up to five times by turning the focus ring.
Features
With Perfect Shot Preview, you can preview and select various photographic effects before you take the shot.
Features
The camera's Digital Leveler function is a highly functional and practical feature for such specialized requirements as architectural photography and other similar needs.
Features
A Dust Reduction System assures spot-free images. Every time you turn on the camera, the patented Supersonic Wave Filter silently vibrates, flinging and collecting dust so that it cannot interfere with the picture imaging at any time.
Features
There are 19 automatic scene modes available, including Night-Scenes, Portraits and Landscapes. Edits can be made in the camera after the pictures are shot using the handy ePortrait Mode.
Features
The ePortrait mode is also useful for smoothing out the facial features of your subjects, which is a tremendous plus for High Definition playback.
Features
A Face Detection function reduces the chance of blurry faces when shooting groups of people—up to eight subjects at once—even if they're moving while you're pressing the shutter button.
Features
Shadow Adjustment Technology corrects for extreme light variations with high-tech efficiency. It can also be used in post-editing.
Features
The E-P1 lets you select one of four Aspect Ratios (4:3, 3.2, 16.9 and 6.6) that help frame your images to whatever proportions you'd like, for everything from conventional enlargements to viewing on widescreen monitors.
Features
iAuto identifies your shooting intent (such as macro or action photography) and instantly adjusts the camera settings to achieve the best results.
Features
Slideshows have never been easier or more fun to create. The E-P1's enhanced playback functions allow you to employ effective fade-in/fade-out techniques, add captivating musical soundtracks, and much more.
Features
The E-P1 is the definition of state-of-the-art optical engineering in an ultra-compact body. It weighs just 11.8 ounces and measures just 4.75" (W) x 2.75" (H) x 1.43 (D), giving it the facility to slip into pockets or purses and to take with you anywhere.
Features
The accompanying Olympus M. ZUIKO lenses are small, lightweight, powerful and precision engineered.
Features
Other Four Thirds Format lenses can also be used on the E-P1 with an available MMF-1 Four Thirds System Lens Adapter, including extreme wide-angle fisheye and super-telephoto lenses. This further increases your range of creative options.
Features
The sound recording function of the E-P1 helps you capture all the nuances of any sounds being recorded. The system is capable of recording and playing back WAV files, and of adding the most professional-sounding narration to digital slide shows.
Features
There are also five separate background music files to choose from that you can add to your still images or video productions.
Features
The E-P1 is capable of recording video to SDHC media cards to accommodate large files. (SDHC Class 6 cards are recommended.) Videos, stills and high-fidelity audio can also be output via HDMI cable-direct to any HD television.
Features
Full manual control for all programs and functions, including Aperture and Shutter Speed Priority, is at your fingertips whenever it is needed or preferred. Full automatic control is also a button-press away.
Features
Live Control, an advanced camera management system, allows you to see the image being shot and the camera's controls all at once, on the bright, colorful, high definition 3-inch HyperCrystal LCD. HyperCrystal LCDs offer many times the contrast of conventional LCD monitors, and also provide a wide viewing angle of 176°.
Technical Specs
Product
Product type
Effective pixels number
Effective Pixels number
Image Pick-up Unit
Product type
Recording (Still)
Recording format
Recording Movie
Recording format
Recording Sound
Recording format
Live View
Type
Image stabilizer
System
Monitor
Product type
Focusing
AF system
Exposure Control
Metering system
White Balance
Auto WB system
Color Mode
Color space
Picture Mode
Mode
Shutter
Product type
Drive
Drive mode
Flash
Built-in flash
Art Filter
Mode
Multi Exposure
Number of picture
Multi Aspect
Aspect Ratio
Level Gauge
Detection
Super control panel
Information (shooting)
Playback
Playback mode
Menu
Languages
Reset & custom setting
My mode
Image Editing
Erasing function
Protect function
Single frame, Selected frames, All Frames, Release protect (Single/All selected)
RAW picture editing
RAW development based on settings of the camera(including Art Filter)
JPEG editing
Shadow adjustment, Red-eye fix, Trimming, Monotone, Sepia, Saturation (colour depth), Resize (producing another file, 1280x960, 640x480, 320x240), e-portrait
Print
Print function
Input/Output
PC interface
Power Requirements
Battery
Dimensions/Weight
Dimensions
Operating Environment
Temperature
Splash proof
No
Release Date
First seen
1 January 2001