On the bottom of the E-20 is a well positioned and well designed
tripod mount it's metal which means no shredding of threads and
it's surrounded by a nice rubber foot to ensure that final level
of stability. Because it's located precisely in the center of the
lens and it would appear along the sensor plane it's perfect for
In this image you've also got a clearer view of the hand grip,
battery compartment and speaker.
The E-20's pop-up flash unit is identical the E-10, it is opened
manually by pressing the small button on the left of the viewfinder
case. It has a rated range of 0.6 - 6.3 m at wide angle and 0.5
- 5.2 m at telephoto, this makes it one of the more powerful flash
units fitted to a digital camera. It's distance from the lens should
ensure few redeye problems.
Hot-shoe / External Flash
The E-20's hot-shoe is protected by a small plastic cover
which helps to make the top of the camera look a little neater and protects
the connections from accidental damage. The hot-shoe itself is designed
to support the optional Olympus FL-40 flash unit which will work in a
full TTL measured manner. Using other flash units is possible but the
camera will not control their output (thus a little experimentation may
Supplied In the Box
The contents of the retail box are: (may vary by
Olympus E-20 Digital Camera
2 x CR-3V Lithium batteries
?? MB SmartMedia card
IR Remote Control RM-1
Lens hood LH-1
Video out cable
Reference Manuals (PDF)
Quick Start Guide
MCON-35 Macro Converter Lens
Improves macro ability of E-10 lens, improves macro focus distance
to minimum 12 cm.
WCON-80B Wide Angle Converter
Lens, allows for wider angles, x0.8 converter producing widest angle
of 28 mm equiv.
TCON-14B Telephoto Converter
Lens, x1.4 converter producing longest telephoto of 196 mm equiv.
TCON-300S Kit Kit includes
lens (TCON-300), hood and support arm, it provides a x3.0 conversion
of focal lengths giving a longest telephoto equiv. of 420 mm at just
TCON-SA2 Alternative support
arm for supporting the TCON-300 lens when used with B-HLD10 battery
B-HLD10 Battery pack kit includes
portrait grip, wrist strap, extended life battery (4200mAh) and charger.
CS-1SH Semi-hard case
FL-40 External Flash.
Comes supplied with hand-grip bracket.
RM-1 InfraRed remote control
provides control over camera zoom and shutter release during record
and image selection during playback.