Olympus Evolt E-420 DSLR Camera
Digital Camera Description
The Olympus Evolt E-420 is a Entry-Level DSLR with a Four-Thirds sensor and a Four-Thirds lens mount. Its 10 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 100-1600 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 100-1600. With 10 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to at 240 DPI.
This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/4000 to 1m. This camera can make Bulb exposures up to 8m. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/4000, fast action can easily be frozen. Night photography is possible using this digital camera due to its long exposure capability. This camera model offers Full Manual Controls.
The Olympus Evolt E-420 features a 3-point Phase-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance. Manual Focus is also available.
A single control-dial on this camera makes it easy to use semi-automatic modes by adjusting the current exposure parameter directly This camera does not feature any seals to protect it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Care must be taken, just like with most electronics. Framing on the Olympus Evolt E-420 is performed via a small reflex optical viewfinder with 0.92X magnification and 95% coverage. This magnification is equivalent to 0.44X on a Full-Frame camera.
|Sensor||10 Megapixels CMOS *LiveMOS sensor.||Sensor Size||17 x 13mm
|Anti-Alias Filter||Yes||Sensor Aspect||4:3 Aspect-Ratio|
|Sensitivity||ISO 100 - 1600||Shutter-Speed||1/4000 - 60s, bulb up to 8m|
|Lens Mount||Four-Thirds Mount||Crop Factor||2X|
|Filter Diameter||N / 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||230K Pixels 2.7" LCD 100% Coverage *15-step color-balance.|
|Exposure Modes||P, 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|
|Metering||Multi-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|
|Digital Level||Tripod Mount||Yes|
|Remote Trigger||Wired, Infrared||Eye-Start Sensor||No|
|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|
|Memory||Compact Flash, xD||GPS||No|
|Battery||Lithium-Ion||Battery Life||500 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.|
|Size||130 x 92 x 54mm (W x H x D)||Weight||380g|
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Olympus E-420 Highlights
Sensor-Size: 17 x 13mm
Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI
|10 Megapixels DSLR||ISO 100-1600|
|Full manual controls, including Manual Focus|
|Built-in Dust Reduction||Custom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning|
|3.5 FPS Drive, Unlimited Images||Spot-Metering|
|2.7" LCD 230K Pixels||Hot-Shoe|
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