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November 29, 2004
Update:December 8,2004
Specifications of
CAMEDIA µ-40 DIGITAL
Number of Effective Pixels 5.0 million pixels
Image Pickup Element 1/2.5 inch CCD
Lens Structure 5 elements in 3 groups
Include 3 aspherical lenses
Focal Length 5.8 - 17.4 mm
(equivalent to 35-105mm zoom on a 35mm camera)
F No. F3.1(W) - F5.2(T)
Optical Zoom 3 x
Digital Zoom 4 x (up to 12x seamless in combination with optical zoom)
Working Range Standard mode: 0.5 m - infinity
Macro mode: 0.2 m - infinity
Super Macro mode: up to 0.07 m (Tele only, Flash Off)
Recording Still Image :
Recording System
JPEG (DCF: Design rule for Camera File system),
DPOF compatible, Exif2.2, PRINT Image Matching III
Still Image
Storage Capacity
(When using bundled
32 MB xD-Picture Card)
2560 x 1920 / SHQ:Approx. 8 images,
HQ :Approx. 26 images
2048 x 1536 / SQ1 :Approx. 40 images
1600 x 1200 / SQ2 :Approx. 48 images
1280 x 960  / SQ2 :Approx. 76 images
1024 x 768  / SQ2 :Approx. 117 images
640  x 480  / SQ2 : Approx. 180 images
Motion Image :
Recording System
QuickTime Motion JPEG support
(Frame rate: 15fps)
Motion Image :
Storage Capacity
320 x 240 pixels (HQ):
approx. 1 min. 23 sec. (with bundled 32MB xD-Picture Card), approx. 22min. (with 512MB xD-Picture Card)
160 x 120 pixels (SQ):
approx. 3 min. 31 sec. (with bundled 32MB xD-Picture Card), approx. 56 min. (with 512MB xD-Picture Card)
Still Image Sound
Recording Format
WAVE format
Recording Media xD-Picture Card (16, 32, 64,128, 256, 512MB)
LCD Monitor Size / Type 2.5-inch, high-contrast, wide-view-angle, high-definition, semi-transmissive LCD
Number of Pixels Approx. 215,000 pixels
Playback Still Image :
Close-up
Magnification: 2x / 3x / 4x / 5x / 6x / 7x / 8x
Still Image :
Index Display
Divided into 4 / 9 / 16 / 25 parts
Still Image :
Image Rotation
90 degrees / - 90 degrees
(rotation information written in Exif)
Still Image :
Calendar Display
Yes
Still Image :
Album Display
Yes
Still Image :
Slideshow Display
Yes
Motion Image :
Playback
Normal, Frame-by-frame, Fast-forward, Reverse
Audio Playback Yes (internal speaker provided)
Sensitivity Auto Yes (ISO approx. 64-640, varies according to Scene Program)
Preset ISO approx. 64 / 100 / 200 / 400
Focusing System Auto Focus (TTL contrast detection system), Spot / iESP AF
Still Image :
Exposure
Control
Modes Program Auto, Landscape, Landscape + Portrait, Portrait, Indoor, Sports, Beach & Snow, Behind Glass, Self Portrait + Self Timer, Self Portrait, Sunset, Night Scene, Night Scene & People, Cuisine, Document, Candle, Underwater Wide, Underwater Macro, Shoot & Select 1, Shoot & Select 2
Shutter Speed 1 / 2 to 1 / 1000 sec (Night Scene: up to 4sec.)
Exposure
Compensation
±2EV in 1 / 3EV increments
Photometric Systems Digital ESP metering
Spot metering
White Balance Auto Yes
Preset Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten Light, Fluorescent Light 1, Fluorescent Light 2, Fluorescent Light 3
Built-In Flash Flash Working Range W: Approx. 0.2 m - 4.2 m
T: Approx. 0.2 m - 2.6 m
Flash Modes Auto (automatic flash activation in low light or backlight), Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-In, Off
Sequence Mode Approx. 1.5 frames/sec. (HQ mode)
Consecutive shooting capability in HQ mode: Approx. 4 frames
Special
Functions
Function Shooting 2 - in - 1 shooting
Panorama Yes (only with Olympus-brand xD-Picture cards; PC equipped with OLYMPUS Master software required)
Customization Switchable GUI Languages (Japanese/English)
Still Image Editing
(saved as separate file)
Soft Focus, Fisheye, Black & White, Sepia, Resize (640 x 480, 320 x 240), Trimming
Motion Image Editing Index image creation
Weather-proofing Equivalent to IEC Standard Publication 529 IPX4, protection from water splashed from any direction
External
Connectivity
PC / Printer USB interface (Windows XP / Me / 98SE / 2000, Mac OS 9.0-9.2 /X 10.1-10.3), PictBridge
TV AV output terminal (Switchable NTSC / PAL)
Remote Control RM-1 (optional)
Power Supply AC adaptor D-7AC adapter (optional)
Battery Lithium-ion rechargeable battery (LI-12B)
Battery Shooting Life
(CIPA testing)
Approx. 240 shots (averaged)
Dimension 99 (W) x 55.5 (H) x 31 (D) mm
(excluding protrusions)
Weight 165 g (excluding batteries and memory media)
Accessories ( Bundled ) xD-Picture Card (32MB), Lithium-ion rechargeable battery (LI-12B), Lithium-ion battery charger (LI-10C)Battery charger cableUSB cableAV cableCD-ROM (OLYMPUS Master), Strap
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*The imaging systems business of Olympus Corporation was reorganized as a separate company, Olympus Imaging Corporation, as of October 1, 2004.
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