Olympus E-1 specifications
|Body material||Magnesium alloy|
|Sensor|| 18.0 x 13.5 mm CCD sensor
17.4 x 13.1 mm active sensor area
RGB Color Filter Array
Full frame transfer
Built-in fixed low-pass filter
Built-in "Supersonic Wave Filter" (dust cleaning)
5.6 million total pixels (2738 x 2044)
5.1 million active pixels (2614 x 1966)
4.9 million output pixels (2560 x 1920)
4:3 aspect ratio
6.8 x 6.8 µm pixel pitch
|JCIA Effective pixels||5.0 million|
|Image sizes|| 2560 x 1920
1600 x 1200
1280 x 960
1024 x 768
640 x 480
|File formats|| RAW
RAW + JPEG
JPEG (EXIF 2.2)
|Color space|| sRGB
|Lenses|| 4/3 standard lens mount
Range of ZUIKO DIGITAL lenses available
Effective FOV is 2x indicated focal length
|Focusing|| 3-point TTL Phase Difference
Automatic or manual point selection
EV 0 to 19 (ISO 100) detection range
|Focus modes|| Single shot AF
|Manual focus|| Focus by wire|
|AF assist|| Yes, can be disabled
Red visible light
|Metering modes|| Digital ESP
|AE Lock|| With shutter release half-press
|AE Bracketing|| 3 or 5 frames
1/3, 1/2, 0.7 or 1.0 EV steps
|Exposure steps||1/3, 1/2 or 1.0 EV|
|Exposure compen.|| -5.0 to +5.0 EV
1/3, 1/2 or 1.0 EV steps
Auto (ISO 100 - 400)
|Min Shutter Speed|| Program AE: 2 sec
Aperture Priority AE: 3.2 sec
Shutter Priority AE: 60 sec
Manual Exposure: 60 sec + Bulb (up to 8 mins)
|Max Shutter Speed||1/4000 sec|
|Flash X-sync|| 1/180 sec
Super FP up to 1/4000 sec for fill flash
|Aperture values||Depends on lens: 1/3, 1/2 or 1.0 EV steps|
|White balance|| Auto
3000 K (Incandescent)
3600 K (Incandescent)
4000 K (Fluorescent)
4500 K (Fluorescent)
5500 K (Sunny)
6500 K (Cloudy)
6600 K (Fluorescent)
7500 K (Shade)
Manual Preset 1
Manual Preset 2
Manual Preset 3
Manual Preset 4
* All of the above can be fine tuned +/- 7 levels except manual presets
|Auto white balance|| Hybrid system
External white balance sensor & CCD imager
|WB Bracketing|| 3 frames
1, 2 or 3 steps
|Image parameters|| Saturation (CM1, CM2, CM3,
CM4, CS0 - CS4) *
Contrast (-2 to +2)
Sharpness (-3 to +3)
* The CM settings are custom color profiles for particular scene types
|Noise reduction|| Noise Filter (On / Off)
Noise Reduction (On / Off)
Eye-level pentaprism TTL
|Viewfinder info|| Flash indicator
AF / AE Lock
ISO sensitivity (when changing)
Exposure compensation / metering bar
White balance (when changing)
AF areas (when changing)
Bracketing setting (when changing)
Buffer space remaining
|LCD monitor|| 1.8" TFT LCD
100% frame coverage
15 brightness levels (-7 to +7)
4x magnification playback
|Record review|| Off
|Flash|| No built-in flash|
|Flash modes|| TTL Auto (Olympus E System
TTL Auto FP (Olympus E System flash)
|External flash|| Hot-shoe
PC Sync terminal
|Flash compensation||+/- 2.0 EV in 1/3, 1/2 or 1.0 EV steps|
Program AE (P) (with shift)
|Drive modes|| Single shot
Continuous (3 fps, up to 12 frames)
Self-timer 12 seconds
Self-timer 2 seconds
Remote release 2 second delay
|Internal Buffer|| 128 MB RAM
|Other features|| Shading Compensation
Custom AE-L / AF-L setting
Custom command dial setting
Custom Focus Ring direction
Single AF + Manual AF (On / Off)
Release Priority Single (On / Off)
Release Priority Continuous (On / Off)
|Playback mode|| Single image
Single image blinking highlights & histogram
Magnified view (2.0x, 3.0x or 4.0x, scrollable)
4, 9 or 16 image thumbnail index
RAW Data Edit
|Menu languages|| Japanese
|Remote control|| Wired by RM-CB1
Wireless (IR) by RM-1
|Connectivity|| USB 2.0
Firewire IEEE 1394
PC Sync flash terminal
|Video out||Selectable NTSC or PAL|
|Storage|| Compact Flash Type I or II
FAT32 filesystem support (for CF cards greater than 2 GB)
|Power|| BLM-1 1500 mAh Lithium-Ion
rechargeable battery (supplied & charger)
Optional Power Battery Holder HLD-2 and Lithium-Ion battery
Optional AC adapter AC-1
|Weather Proof||IEC Standard publication 529 IPX1|
Operating range: 0°C to 40°C (30 to 90% humidity)
|Dimensions||141 x 104 x 81 mm (5.6 x 4.1 x 3.2 in)|
|Weight (no batt/lens)||660 g (1.5 lb)|
|Box contents||E-1 Body, USB Cable, IEEE1394 Cable, Video Cable, Li-ion Battery Pack (BLM-1), Li-ion Battery Charger (BCM-1), Shoulder Strap, Olympus Viewr 1.0, CD-ROM, Manuals|
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