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February 16, 1999
Update:February 20, 2001
Specifications of
Type Digital Camera with 1.8-inch color TFT LCD monitor
Storage Media Removable 3.3 V SmartMedia (SSFDC) Card (2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64 and 128 MB)
One 8 MB card including Panorama function is supplied with camera.
Number of Storable Frames With 8 MB SmartMedia card:
1 (SHQ mode/non-compression)
7 or more (SHQ mode)
15 or more (HQ mode )
38 or more (SQ mode; XGA)
122 or more (SQ mode; VGA)
File Format JPEG (Design Rule for Camera File System), TIFF (Non-compression)
Image Pickup Element 1/2-inch CCD solid-state image pickup
2,110,000 pixels in total
Recording Image 1,600 x 1,200 pixels (Non-compression SHQ, SHQ and HQ modes)
1,024 x 768 pixels (SQ mode: XGA)
640 x 480 (SQ mode: VGA)
White Balance Full-auto TTL, Pre-set (sunlight, overcast, tungsten light, fluorescent light)
Lens Olympus Multi-variator 3x zoom lens, Olympus 6.5-19.5 mm lens, F2.0-F2.8, 8 elements in 6 groups
(Equivalent to 35-105 mm lens on 35 mm camera)
Aperture Wide: F2.0-F11.0, Tele: F2.8-F11.0 (Auto select)
Manual settings possible
Shutter 1/2-1/800 sec.
Photometric System Digital ESP TTL center-weighted average metering system with imager. Spot metering system
Exposure Control Programmed auto exposure with ±2 steps compensation
Shutter-Priority and Aperture-Priority modes available
Shooting Range Standard mode: 0.8 m- infinity ; Macro mode: 0.2-0.8 m
Viewfinder Optical real-image viewfinder (Autofocus mark, Backlighting correction mark), LCD monitor
LCD Monitor 1.8-inch TFT color LCD low-temperature polysilicon display with approx. 114,000 pixels
Flash Modes Auto (automatic flash activation in low light and backlight), Red-Eye
Reduction, Off, Fill-in (forced activation)
External flash socket available
Flash Recycling Time Less than approx. 6 sec.
Flash Working Range Wide: 0.8-5.6 m
Tele: 0.2-3.6 m (equivalent to ISO 100)
Autofocus TTL system autofocus. Detection system
Focusing range: 0.2 m- infinity
Self-timer With 12 sec. delay
Remote Control With 2 sec. delay
External Connectors DC input terminal, Data input/output terminal (RS-232C), Video output terminal (NTSC)
Date/Time/Calendar Simultaneous recording onto image data. Automatically set up to year 2030
Power Source Four AA nickel-metal hydride batteries, AA lithium batteries, AA alkaline batteries or AA NiCd batteries. Do not use manganese batteries
Calendar Power Source Built-in capacitor backup using batteries for the body
Operating Environment Temperature: 0 - 40degrees (operation), -20 -60degrees (storage)
Humidity: 30-90% (operation), 10-90% (storage)
Interface RS-232C, synchronization method, 8-bit non-parity
Dimensions 107.5 (W) x 73.8 (H) x 66.4 (D) mm
Weight 305 g (without batteries and cards)
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*Olympus Optical Co., Ltd. was changed to OLYMPUS CORPORATION as of October 1, 2003.
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