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Olympus C-3030 Zoom


Olympus Camedia C-3030 Zoom
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January 27, 2000 -- Olympus America Inc., today announced the new C-3030 ZOOM 3.34 Megapixel (2048 x 1536) filmless digital zoom camera has been added to its line of award-winning digital cameras.

Olympus C-3030 ZOOM features:

  • 3.34 Megapixel CCD
  • 15 capture modes: 2048 x 1536, 1600 x 1200, 1280 x 960, 1024 x 768 and 640 x 480 in compressed JPG or uncompressed TIFF format
  • 3X Zoom (32-96mm equivalent) 8-element, all-glass lens with continuous 2.5X digital telephoto
  • QuickTime Movie with sound: 191 seconds at 160 x 120 resolution (15 fps), or 46 seconds at 320 x 240 (15 fps)
  • 32MB SDRAM buffer for rapid shooting at 3.5 frames per second and real time shooting at all times
  • 1.8-inch wide-view LCD display
  • Image inspection mode allows up to 3X magnification
  • 6-mode flash with new slow syncro and red-eye reduction modes
  • Olympus FL-40 external flash can be used via optional TTL cable
  • Shutter speeds from 1/30 to 1/10,000 second
  • Sound can be recorded during video filming or a 4 second sound byte can be recorded for play with a single image
  • ISO of 100, 200, or 400 are user selectable
  • Black & white and sepia modes for shooting monochrome images
  • Blackboard/Whiteboard Mode, the appropriate exposure settings are automatically selected for capturing text and ensuring clear, visible writing
  • Longer, slower shutter speeds are available: up to 16 seconds manual or 1/800 second to second in auto
  • Manual exposure mode allows the shutter and aperture to be selected independently
  • Both USB and serial connectivity
  • Aperture setting of F2.8 - F11 in 1/3 step increments
  • AEB - Auto Exposure Bracketing (+/- stops in 1/3 step increments)
  • Autofocus or manual focus from 8" to infinity
  • Improved battery power consumption
  • Infrared remote control
  • Weight 10.7 ounces
  • Dimensions: 4.2" wide x 2.9" high x 2.6" deep.
The C-3030 ZOOM includes an 16MB Olympus brand panorama SmartMedia card, remote control, 2 CR-3V Lithium batteries, lens cap, strap, USB and serial cable for PC and Mac, video connection cable for TV or VCR, Adobe PhotoDeluxe image manipulation and creation software, Enroute Imaging QuickStitch panorama stitching software, Olympus Camedia Master Utility Software, and instruction manuals. The C-3030 ZOOM will be available in May 2000 with an expected street price of $999.




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