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Olympus E-3 Digital Camera

10 Megapixels10 MegapixelsSingle Lens ReflexSingle Lens ReflexStabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveManual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringDepth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Depth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Accepts Compact Flash memory.Accepts Compact Flash memory.Accepts xD memory.Accepts xD memory.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Model Specifications

BrandOlympus ModelE-3
Sensor 10 Megapixels CMOS *LiveMOS sensor Sensor Size 17 x 13mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
StabilizationYes Dust-ReductionYes
Sensitivity ISO 100 - 3200 Shutter-Speed 1/8000 - 60s
Lens MountFour-Thirds MountCrop Factor2X
Filter DiameterN /A Focus System 11-point Phase-Detect, Assist-lamp *DMF in AF-S or AF-C mode. 11-points full twin-cross.
Viewfinder Type Reflex OVF Viewfinder Size 1.15X - 100% Coverage
Display Attachment Rotating Display Size 2.5" LCD 230K Pixels 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M, B Scene ModesNone
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing 5 Shots ±1 EV
Exposure Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation ±3 EV, 1/3
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning 2 Axis, 15 steps
Continuous Drive 5 FPS, Unlimited JPEG, 16 RAW Self Timer Yes *2s, 12s
Command Dials 2 DOF Preview Yes
Protection Weatherproof Dust Reduction Yes
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Wired & Infrared Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG RAW Flash Ports Hot-Shoe
Built-In Flash YesSuper FP up to 1/8000s. (GN 13) Flash Sync 1/250s
Video Capture Sound Input
Video Format WiFi No
Memory Compact Flash, xD GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 610 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2007-10-16, DiscontinuedYES Construction Standard
Size 142 x 117 x 74mm (W x H x D) Weight 810g

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Olympus E-3 Facts

SLR digital camera
10 Megapixels DSLRISO 100-3200
Four-Thirds Mount
2X FLM

Sensor-Size: 17 x 13mm

Four-Thirds Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

Shutter 1/8000-60s
Built-in StabilizationFull manual controls, including Manual Focus
100% Coverage
Medium Viewfinder
Custom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
WeatherproofSpot-Metering
Built-in Dust ReductionHot-Shoe
5 FPS Drive, Unlimited ImagesLithium-Ion
2.5" LCD 230K PixelsCompact Flash
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