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August 24, 1999
Update:February 20, 2001
Specifications of
CAMEDIA C-2500L Digital SLR
Type Digital camera (for shooting and displaying)
Recording System JPEG with DCF (Design Rules for Camera File System) and TIFF (non-compression). Both with DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) support.
Memory 3.3 V SmartMedia : 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64 MB, 128 MB
Compact Flash : Up to 96MB
Number of Storable Pictures
(When using an included 8 MB
1 shot (SHQ, TIFF)
More than 4 shots (SHQ, JPEG)
More than 13 shots (HQ)
More than 17 shots (SQ: 1,280 x1,024 pixels)
More than 49 shots (SQ: 640 x 512 pixels)
Image Pickup Element 2/3 inch primary-color progressive CCD image pickup; 2,500,000 pixels in total
Recording Image 1,712 x 1,368 pixels (SHQ/HQ)
1,280 x 1,024 pixels (SQ)
640 x 512 pixels (SQ)
White Balance Full-auto TTL, Manual 6 steps, One Touch
Lens Olympus Multivariator zoom lens 9.2-28 mm, F2.8-3.9, 7 elements in 7 groups (equivalent to 36-110 mm lens on a 35 mm camera)
Filter Diameter 43 mm
Photometric System TTL center-weighted average metering system. Spot metering system.
Exposure Control Programmed auto exposure/manual exposure/aperture- preference
Wide-angle: F2.8, F5.6;
Telephoto: F3.9, F7.8
Programmed/aperture-preference: 1/2-1/10,000 sec.;
Manual: 8-1/10,000 sec.
Manual exposure compensation: ± 2EV (1/3 EV steps)
Shooting Range (from the lens) Standard mode: Approx. 0.6 m-infinity;
Macro mode: Approx. 0.3-0.6 m;
Super Macro mode: Approx. 0.02-0.6 m (wide-angle), approx. 0.3-0.6 m (telephoto);
Quick Focus/Manual focus: 0.3 m, 0.35 m, 0.4 m, 0.5 m, 0.6 m, 0.8 m, 1.0 m, 1.2 m, 1.5 m, 2 m, 2.5 m, 3.5 m, 5.0 m, 8.0 m, 15 m, infinity.
Drive Modes Quick shooting, sequence mode
Viewfinder TTL single-lens reflex with AF mark.
Finder view field: 95% of actual picture field.
LCD Monitor 1.8 inch TFT color LCD display with brightness adjustment with 122,000 pixels.
For playback: one-frame, index, magnified/scroll.
Flash Modes Auto (automatic flash activation in low light and backlight),
Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-in, Off (no flash)
Battery Charging Time for Flash Approx. 7 sec. (at normal temperature with new batteries)
Flash Working Range
(from the lens; with ISO 100 film)
Wide-angle: Approx. 0.3-3.6 m.
Telephoto: 0.3-2.5 m.
Auto Focus TTL system auto focus. Contrast detection system
Focusing range : 0.02 m-infinity from the lens
Effective range of AF illuminator: 0.6-3 m
Self-timer Approx. 12 sec. delay
Outer Connector DC input/output connector, computer connector (RS232C), video output connector
Power Supply Four AA Ni-MH batteries or AA Ni-Cd batteries or alkaline batteries.
AA manganese and lithium batteries cannot be used.
AC adapter C-7AC (optional).
Operating Environment Temperature: 0-40degrees (operation); -20-60degrees (storage)
Humidity: 30-90% (operation); 10-90% (storage, no dew consideration)
109.5 (W) x 80.5 (H) x 129 (D) mm (excluding protrusions)
490g (excluding batteries and cards)
Accessories Lens cap, strap, battery charger with four R6 (AA) Ni-MH batteries, 8 MB SmartMedia card, video cable, one lithium coin battery.
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*Olympus Optical Co., Ltd. was changed to OLYMPUS CORPORATION as of October 1, 2003.
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