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June 15, 2000
Update:February 20, 2001
Specifications of
Format and recording system Digital Camera Image Recording System for shooting and playing back photo images
Digital recording, JPEG (DCF: Design Rule for Camera File System)
TIFF non-compression and DPOF compatible
QuickTime Motion JPEG compatible
Recording medium 3V (3.3V) SmartMediaTM card (2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128MB)
Number of storable frames Approx. 82 shots or more (SQ standard mode/ 8MB card),
Approx. 32 shots or more (SQ high quality mode/ 8MB card),
Approx. 16 shots or more (HQ mode/ 8MB card),
Approx. 5 shots or more (SHQ mode/ 8MB card),
1 shot (SHQ-TIFF mode/ 8MB card)
Storable Motion JPEG images Max. 15 sec. (320 x 240 pixel/ 8MB card)
Max. 60 sec. (160 x 120 pixel/ 8MB card)
Shooting speed: 15 frames/sec.
Image pick up element 1/2.7 inch CCD solid-state image pick up,
2,110,000 pixels (total), 2,020,000 pixels (effective)
Recording modes 1,600 x 1,200 pixel (TIFF, SHQ, HQ modes)
640 x 480 pixel (SQ, SQ high quality modes)
White balance Full Auto TTL, Preset (daylight, overcast, tungsten light, fluorescent light)
Lens Multivariator 3x zoom lens, F2.8 - 4.4, 8 elements in 6 groups
Olympus lens 5.4-16.2mm (equivalent to 35-105mm in a 35mm format)
Digital telephoto mode Digital zoom (1.6x, 2x, 2.5x)
Exposure compensation Program auto exposure, exposure compensation (+/-2EV in 1/2 EV step)
Aperture Wide : F2.8, F5.6 Tele: F4.4, F8.6
Shutter 1/2 - 1/1000 sec. (used with mechanical shutter)
Light metering system Digital ESP metering system, Spot metering system
Auto focus TTL auto focus, contrast detection system,
Focusing range: 0.2mm-infinity
Shooting range 0.8m - infinity (standard mode), 0.2 - 0.8m (macro mode)
Sequence mode Sequence mode shootings of 5 or more frames at about 1.5 frames/sec. (HQ mode)
Viewfinder Optical real image zoom viewfinder (autofocus mark and backlighting correction mark), monitor
Monitor 1.8 inch TFT color LCD
Number of monitor pixels: Approx. 61,000 pixels
On-screen display: Playback mode (date/time, frame number, write-protect, picture mode, battery check, file number display, print reserve, menu, etc.)
Capturing time (buffer check, pictures remaining, shot mode, etc.)
Flash modes Auto-Flash (automatic flash activation in low light and backlight), Red-Eye Reducing Flash, Off (no flash), Fill-in, Slow Shutter Synchronization, Red-Eye Reducing + Slow Shutter Synchronization
Flash charging time Approx. 6 seconds or less (at room temperature with new batteries)
Flash working range Wide : Approx. 0.2 - 4.0m, Tele: Approx. 0.2 - 2.6m
Control panel Displays picture quality mode, pictures remaining, card warning/card function, flash mode, self-timer, battery check, sequence shooting, macro mode, spot metering mode, preset white balance, ISO, exposure compensation, sharpness, entry display
Self-timer 12 sec. delay
External Connectors DC input terminal, data input/output terminal (RS232C), video output terminal (NTSC format)
Date and time
Automatic calendar function
Recorded in picture data
Up to the year 2030
Power supply Four AA size Alkaline, Ni-MH, lithium batteries or Ni-Cd Batteries, 2 lithium battery packs LB-01 (CR-V3), AC adaptor (optional)
*Manganese batteries should not be used
Calendar power supply Back up with built-in capacitor
Temperature: 0-40 degrees (in use) / -20-60 degrees (in storage)
Humidity: 30-90% (in use) / 10-90% (in storage)
Interface Standard: RS232C Telecommunications
Format: start-stop Synchronization method 8bit NON PARITY
Dimensions (mm) 127 (W) x 66.5 (H) x 53 (D) mm (excluding protrusions)
Weight (g) 270g (excluding batteries/SmartMediaTM card)
Accessories Case, wrist strap, 4 alkaline batteries, 8MB SmartMediaTM (M-8P), video cable
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*Olympus Optical Co., Ltd. was changed to OLYMPUS CORPORATION as of October 1, 2003.
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