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February  5, 2002
Specifications of
Type: Fully automatic 35 mm autofocus single-lens-reflex camera with built-in 28mm to 120 mm zoom lens.
Film Format: 35 mm standard DX-coded film. (24 x 36 mm)
Lens: Olympus lens (Filter available : 52mm filter diameter)
28mm to 120 mm, F4.9 to F6.8, 15 elements in 10 groups (4-group zoom construction),1 ED lens included
Shutter: Electronic control system, vertical focal plane shutter
Shutter speed: 1/2,000sec. - 4sec. in Programmed mode; 1 sec. - 60 sec. in Long Time mode.
Flash Synchronization: Under 1/100sec. (Full synchronization up to 1/2,000sec. with Super FP activation in Portrait Mode:)
Focusing: TTL phase-difference detection system with autofocus focus lock. Auto focus beep available. Auxiliary flash activation in low light. (Available at distances up to 6m, determined under Olympus' test conditions.)
Focusing range: 0.6 m to infinity in macro shooting; 0.6m to infinity at wide angle and 0.9m to infinity at telephoto in standard shooting.
Provided with Predictive Autofocus (in stop Action Mode only)
Exposure Compensation: +-2EV (1/2- Step)
Viewfinder: Single-lens-reflex system, magnification ratio 0.72x (at 50mm)
Finder view field: 85% of actual view field
Viewfinder Information: Autofocus frame, Spot frame, Autofocus indicator, Flash indicator (also used as flash warning), Exposure compensation/overexposure/underexposure warning.
Diopter Adjustment: -2 to +1
Light Metering System: TTL light metering system, ESP light metering, center-weighed average light metering, spot metering
Exposure Modes: 1) Program AE: Full-Auto, Stop Action, Portrait, Night Scene, Landscape
2) Aperture-Preferred AE
3) Long Time (Manual)
Exposure Counter: Progressive, displayed on LCD panel
Film Speed Range: Automatic setting with DX-coded film with ISO 25, 32, 50, 64, 100, 125, 200, 250, 400, 500, 800, 1000, 1600, 2000 or 3200. Other intermediate film speeds will be automatically set for next lower speed.
Film Loading: Automatic loading. (Automatically advances to first frame when camera back cover is closed.)
Film Advance: Automatic film winding.
Film Rewind: Automatic film rewind (automatic rewind activated at end of film, automatic rewind stop). Rewind possible at any point with rewind button.
Self-timer: Electronic Self-timer with approx. 12 sec. delay.
Remote Control
(Optional) :
Infrared remote control unit with approx. 3 sec. delay.
Flash: Built-in IVP (Intelligent Variable-Power) flash system with Super FP Activation; Must be opened manually.
Recycling Time: Approx. 0.2 to 4.0 sec. (at normal operating temperature)
Flash Working Range: With ISO 100 color negative film:
Wide angle: 0.6 - 3.7 m Telephoto : 0.9 - 4.2 m
With ISO 400 color negative film:
Wide angle: 0.6 - 7.4 m Telephoto : 0.9 - 8.4 m
Flash Modes: Auto Flash (Automatic flash activation in low-light, backlight and fluorescent light), Red-Eye Reduction Flash (same as Auto otherwise), Fill-in (forced activation) and Super FP Activation.
Battery Check: Displayed on LCD panel.
Power Source: Two 3 V lithium batteries (CR 123A or DL 123A).
Dimensions: 125(W) x 87 (H) x 124 (D) mm (excluding protrusions).
Weight: 650 g (excluding batteries).
* Not available in all markets.
Date/Time Unit
Data Recording System: Imprinting from behind film.
Types of Data
(Optional) :
1) None.
2) Year-month-day.
3) Month-day-year.
4) Day-month-year.
5) Day-hour-minute.
External Display of
Recorded Data:
Continuous LCD panel display.
Automatic Calendar
Up to year 2032.
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*Olympus Optical Co., Ltd. was changed to OLYMPUS CORPORATION as of October 1, 2003.
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