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July  1, 2003
Specifications of
µ[mju:]-III 150
Type Fully automatic 35 mm autofocus lens - shutter camera with built-in 37.5 - 150 mm zoom lens.
Film Format 35 mm standard DX-coded film (24 x 36 mm)
Lens Olympus lens
37.5 - 150 mm F5.1 - F13.3
8 elements in 7 groups
Shutter Programmed electronic shutter
Viewfinder Real-image zoom viewfinder (with autofocus mark, close-up correction marks, autofocus indicator and flash indicator)
Focusing Passive type multi auto-focus. Focus lock possible.
Focusing range:  TELE 0.8 m - infinity
WIDE 0.6 m - infinity
Exposure Control Programmed automatic exposure control, switchable from 3 - zone light metering to spot metering.
Auto exposure range:
Wide angle  : EV2.7 (F5.1, 4 sec.) - EV16.1 (F10.1, 1 / 690 sec.)
Telephoto*  : EV5.5 (F13.3, 4 sec.) - EV17 (F17.5, 1 / 440 sec.)
Exposure Counter Progressive type with automatic reset, displayed on LCD panel
Self - Timer
Remote Control
Electronic self-timer with approx. 12 sec. delay.
Infrared remote control unit with approx. 3 sec. delay.
Film Speed Range Automatic setting with DX-coded film with ISO 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 and 3200. Film speeds other than above will be automatically set to the next lower speed.
For non-DX coded film and film with less than ISO 50, film speed is set to ISO 100.
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 activation at end of film, automatic rewind stop). Rewind possible at any point with rewind button.
Flash Built-in flash. Recycling time: Approx. 0.5 - 5.5 sec. (at normal temperature and with new battery)
Flash Working Range:
Wide angle  : 0.6 - 5.4 m with ISO 100 color negative film
Telephoto  : 0.8 - 2.1 m with ISO 100 color negative film
Wide angle  : 0.6 - 10.8 m with ISO 400 color negative film
Telephoto  : 0.8 - 4.2 m with ISO 400 color negative film
Flash Modes Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Off, Fill-in, Night Scene, Red-Eye Reduction Night Scene
Mode Auto, Spot, Landscape, Self-timer Remote Control, Camera Shake Indicator
Battery Check Displayed on LCD panel.
Power Source One 3 V lithium battery (CR123A / DL123A)
Dimensions 117 (W) x 61(H) x 43 (D) mm (without protrusions)
Weight 225 g (without battery)
Splash - proof Equivalent to IEC Standard Publication 529 IPX4, under Olympus Test condition
Date / Time Unit
Imprinting Direction Data imprinted onto film from lens side
Data Coding No data, year-month-day, month-day-year, day-month-year, day-hour-minute
External Indication
of Data
Data display on LCD panel
Automatic Calendar
Up to year 2035
Power Source Ordinarily used with camera body
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*Olympus Optical Co., Ltd. was changed to OLYMPUS CORPORATION as of October 1, 2003.
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