Olympus C-4040 Zoom

Announced Jun 20, 2001 •
4 megapixels | 1.8 screen | 35 – 105 mm (3×)

the camera works not bad, it has some focusing issues, but overall it worked fairly well. I do not suggest purchasing this camera unless olympus makes a new firmware update to remove their restrictions when using other brand name media. Problems: if you do not use Olympus Brand smart media, the camera disables the panorama feature, I find this outrageous, and the camera shop I bought the camera from doesnt even cary olympus media.

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This camera sucks. I returned it after about a month of heavy use. Not what you would expect for $1000, construction is cheesy, LCD is unreadable in sunlight, camera is slow to respond, writing images to SmartMedia takes forever. You guys that like this thing, manually focus it to infinity and take a picture of something on the horizon. Completely out of focus, unusable for landscapes. The LCD is perfectly positioned to be instantly scratched. Get a Sony S85 or a G2. The S85 takes beautiful ...

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