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Olympus E-30

Announced Nov 5, 2008 •
12 megapixels | 2.7 screen | Four Thirds sensor
Price
Body type
Body type Mid-size SLR
Sensor
Max resolution 4032 x 3024
Other resolutions 3200 x 2400, 1600 x 1200, 1280 x 960, 1024 x 768, 640 x 480
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels 12 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 13 megapixels
Sensor size Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
Sensor type CMOS
Processor TruePic III+
Image
ISO Auto (200-3200), 100, 125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200
White balance presets 7
Custom white balance Yes (1)
Image stabilization Sensor-shift
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Standard, High, Super High
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital zoom No
Manual focus Yes
Number of focus points 11
Lens mount Four Thirds
Focal length multiplier 2×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fully articulated
Screen size 2.7
Screen dots 230,000
Touch screen No
Screen type HyperCrystal II LCD
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder coverage 98%
Viewfinder magnification 1.02×
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 60 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/8000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes (Pop-up)
Flash range 13.00 m
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Flash modes Auto, Manual, Fill, Red-eye reduction, Slow sync with red-eye reduction, Slow sync, Slow sync 2nd curtain, Off
Continuous drive 5.0 fps
Self-timer Yes (12 or 2 sec)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
AE Bracketing (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
WB Bracketing Yes (3 frames in 2, 4, 6 steps selectable in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
Videography features
Microphone None
Storage
Storage types Compact Flash (Type I or II) / xD Picture Card
Storage included None
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI No
Remote control Yes (Optional RM-UC1)
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description BLM-1 Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery
Battery Life (CIPA) 750
Weight (inc. batteries) 695 g (1.53 lb / 24.52 oz)
Dimensions 142 x 108 x 75 mm (5.59 x 4.25 x 2.95)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
GPS None
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