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August 19, 2002
Specifications of
Number of Effective Pixels 4.0 million pixels
Lens Structure 8 elements in 6 groups, Olympus multivariator zoomlens
Include 2 glass Aspherical lenses
Focal Length 6.5 - 19.5 mm
(Equivalent to 35mm zoom in 32 - 96 mm film format)
F No. F2.8
Digital Zoom Seamless to 3.5(up to approx. 10 x with 3x optical zoom)
Working Range Standard mode: W: 0.8 m - infinity
Macro mode: 0.2 m - 0.8 m
Super Macro mode: 0.02 m - 0.2 m
Manual Mode: 0.2 m - infinity
Recording Still Image:
Recording System
JPEG (DCF:Design rule for Camera File system)
TIFF non-compression, DPOF compatible
Still Image
Storage Capacity
* When using bundled
16 MB xD-Picture Card
2288 x 1712 / TIFF: Approx. 1 image
SHQ: Approx. 5 images
HQ: Approx. 16 images
2288 x 1520 (3:2*) / TIFF: Approx. 1 image
SHQ: Approx. 6 images
HQ: Approx. 18 images
2048 x 1536 / TIFF: Approx. 1 image
SQ1 (High): Approx. 6 images
SQ1 (Normal): Approx. 20 images
1600 x 1200 / TIFF: Approx. 2 images
SQ1 (High): Approx. 11 images
SQ1 (Normal): Approx. 32 images
1280 x 960 / TIFF: Approx. 4 images
SQ1 (High): Approx. 17 images
SQ1 (Normal): Approx. 49 images
1024 x 768 / TIFF: Approx. 6 images
SQ2 (High): Approx. 26 images
SQ2 (Normal): Approx. 76 images
640 x 480 / TIFF: Approx. 16 images
SQ2 (High): Approx. 66 images
SQ2 (Normal): Approx. 165 images
3200 x 2400
(Enlarge Size) /
SHQ: Approx. 2 images
HQ: Approx. 8 images

*3:2 is the same vertical-horizontal ratio as 35mm film.

Motion Image :
Recording System
QuickTime Motion JPEG support
(Frame rate: 15 fps)
Motion Image :
Storage Capacity
* When using more than
16 MB SmartMedia
320 x 240 pixels (HQ): up to approx. 33 sec.
160 x 120 pixels (SQ): up to approx. 148 sec.
Recording Media 3V (3.3V) SmartMedia (4, 8, 16, 32, 64 and 128 MB)
Viewfinder Optical real-image viewfinder
LCD Monitor Size / Type 1.8-inch TFT color LCD (low-temperature polysilicon)
Number of Pixels Approx. 114,000 pixels
Playback Still Image :
Magnification: 1.5x/2.0x/2.5x/3.0x/4.0x
Still Image :
Index display
Divided into 4/9/16 parts
Still Image :
Image rotation
90 degrees/- 90 degrees
Still Image :
Motion Image :
Normal, Frame-by-frame
Sensitivity AUTO Yes
Fixed ISO approx. 100 / 200 / 400
Auto Focus TTL iESP autofocus (contrast detection system)
Still Image :
Mode Programmed Auto
Scene programmed (portraits, sports, landscape-portrait, landscape, night scene, self-portrait)
My Mode (Customized)
Aperture F2.8 - 11
Shutter Speed 4 to 1/1000 sec (Manual: up to 16 sec.)
±2EV in 1/3EV-step increments metering
AE Lock Yes
(excluding TIFF)
  Selectable from 1/3EV, 2/3EV and 1EV steps
Number of Shots Max. 5 shots *Vary by image size
White Balance Full-auto iESP
Presets Daylight, overcast, tungsten light, fluorescent light
Photometric Systems Digital ESP metering, Spot metering system
Flash Flash Working
W : Approx. 0.2 m - 3.6 m
T : Approx. 0.2 m - 2.0 m
Flash Modes Auto ( automatic flash activation in low light or backlight ) , Red-eye reduction , Fill-in , Off
+- 2 EV in 1/3 EV-step increments metering
Photometric Systems Digital ESP metering
Spot metering system
Flash Flash Working
W:Approx. 0.8 m - 3.6 m
T: Approx. 0.2 m - 3.6 m (ISO 100)
Flash Modes Auto (automatic flash activation in low light or backlight)
Red-eye reduction
Slow shutter synchronization (first-curtain/second-curtain)
Slow shutter synchronization (first-curtain with red-eye reduction)
±2EV in 1/3EV-step increments metering
Sequence Mode Approx. 1.5 frames/sec. (in HQ mode)
(Excluding TIFF mode, Enlarge size in SHQ, and Noise Reduction)
Image Setting Sharpness: ±5
Contrast: ±5
Saturation: ±5
Function Shooting Crop and merge (2 in 1) function
Image Effects Monochrome, Sepia, White board and Black board modes.
Still Image Edit Resize, Trimming
Motion Image Edit Motion Image Edit
TruePic Yes
PC USB interface (Win XP / Me / 98 / 2000, Mac OS 9.0 - 9.1 / X)
TV(NTSC) Video output terminal
Power Supply DC input terminal
External Flash terminal for FL-40
Power Supply Battery Two lithium battery packs (CR-3V)
Four AA Ni-MH batteries
Four Ni-Cd batteries
Four alkaline batteries
Four lithium batteries (FR6)
Optional AC adaptor (6V)
*Zinc carbon (manganese) batteries cannot be used.
Dimension 109.5 (W) x 76.5 (H) x 66.5 (D) mm
(excluding protrusions)
Weight 295 g (excluding batteries and SmartMedia card)
Camera case
16MB SmartMedia card
USB cable
Video cable
Lens cap
Strap for lens cap
CD-ROM (CAMEDIA Master 4.0)
Two 3V lithium battery packs (LB-01 2P)
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*Olympus Optical Co., Ltd. was changed to OLYMPUS CORPORATION as of October 1, 2003.
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