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Olympus Evolt E-420 Digital Camera

10 Megapixels10 MegapixelsSingle Lens ReflexSingle Lens ReflexContinuous 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.Live-View: Lets DSLR cameras use the rear LCD as an EVF.Live-View: Lets DSLR cameras use the rear LCD as an EVF.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 ModelEvolt E-420
Sensor 10 Megapixels CMOS *LiveMOS sensor. Sensor Size 17 x 13mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
StabilizationNo Dust-ReductionYes
Sensitivity ISO 100 - 1600 Shutter-Speed 1/4000 - 60s, bulb up to 8m
Lens MountFour-Thirds MountCrop Factor2X
Filter DiameterN / A Focus System 3-point Phase-Detect, Assist-lamp *DMF available in AF-S & AF-C modes.
Viewfinder Type Reflex OVF Viewfinder Size 0.92X - 95% Coverage
Display Attachment Fixed Display Size 2.7" LCD 230K Pixels 100% Coverage *15-step color-balance.
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M, B Scene Modes 18Portrait, Landscape, Landscape+Portrait, Night, Night+Portrait, Children, Sport, High Key, Low Key, Digital Image Stabilization, Macro, Nature Macro, Candle, Sunset, Fireworks, Documents, Panorama, Beach & Snow
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing 3 Shots ±1 EV
Exposure Compensation ±5 EV, 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV Flash Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning 2 Axis, 15 steps
Continuous Drive 3.5 FPS, Unlimited JPEG, 6 RAW Self Timer Yes *2s, 12s
Command Dials 1 DOF Preview Yes
Protection Dust Reduction Yes
Digital Level None 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 1/4000s. (GN 12) Flash Sync 1/180s
Video Capture Sound Input None
Video Format WiFi No
Memory Compact Flash, xD GPS N / A
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 500 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2008-03-05, DiscontinuedYES Construction
Size 130 x 92 x 54mm (W x H x D) Weight 380g

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Olympus E-420 Facts

SLR digital camera
10 Megapixels DSLRISO 100-1600
Four-Thirds Mount
2X FLM

Sensor-Size: 17 x 13mm

Four-Thirds Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

Shutter 1/4000-60s
95% Coverage
Small Viewfinder
Full manual controls, including Manual Focus
Built-in Dust ReductionCustom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
3.5 FPS Drive, Unlimited ImagesSpot-Metering
2.7" LCD 230K PixelsHot-Shoe
Lithium-Ion
Compact Flash
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