Olympus E-30 Specifications

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Olympus E30 Specifications

Product Type
Product typeSingle-lens reflex Live View digital camera with interchangeable lens system
MemoryCompactFlash Type I/II (UDMA), Microdrive, xD-Picture Card (Dual-Slot)
Sensor size17.3 mm (H) x 13.0 mm (V)
Lens mountFour Thirds Mount
Effective Pixels number
Effective Pixels number12.3 million pixels
Image Pickup Unit
Product typeHigh speed Live MOS Sensor
Total no. of pixelsApprox. 13.1 million pixels
Aspect ratio1.33 (4:3)
Filter arrayPrimary color filter (RGB)
LPFFixed type
IR cut filterHybrid type
Dust reductionSupersonic Wave Filter (dust reduction system for image sensor)
Recording
Recording formatDCF, DPOF compatible/Exif, PRINT Image Matching III
File formatRAW (12-bit lossless compression), JPEG, RAW+JPEG
Recording image size[RAW] 4032 x 3024 pixels
[JPEG] 4032 x 3024 pixels - 640 x 480 pixels
File sizeRAW: 4032 x 3024 (approx. 1/1.5 lossless compressed) Approx. 13.9MB
Large: 4032 x 3024 Super fine (1/2.7 compressed) Approx. 8.2MB
4032 x 3024 Fine (1/4 compressed) Approx. 5.7MB
4032 x 3024 Normal (1/8 compressed) Approx. 2.7MB
4032 x 3024 Basic (1/12 compressed) Approx. 1.8MB
Middle 3200 x 2400 Super fine (1/2.7 compressed) Approx. 5.4MB
3200 x 2400 Fine (1/4 compressed) Approx. 3.4MB
3200 x 2400 Normal (1/8 compressed) Approx. 1.7MB
3200 x 2400 Basic (1/12 compressed) Approx. 1.2MB
2560 x 1920 Super fine (1/2.7 compressed) Approx. 3.2MB
2560 x 1920 Fine (1/4 compressed) Approx. 2.2MB
2560 x 1920 Normal (1/8 compressed) Approx. 1.1MB
2560 x 1920 Basic (1/12 compressed) Approx. 0.8MB
Small 1600 x 1200 Super fine (1/2.7 compressed) Approx. 1.3MB
1600 x 1200 Fine (1/4 compressed) Approx. 0.9MB
1600 x 1200 Normal (1/8 compressed) Approx. 0.5MB
1600 x 1200 Basic (1/12 compressed) Approx. 0.4MB
1280 x 960 Super fine (1/2.7 compressed) Approx. 0.9MB
1280 x 960 Fine (1/4 compressed) Approx. 0.6MB
1280 x 960 Normal (1/8 compressed) Approx. 0.3MB
1280 x 960 Basic (1/12 compressed) Approx. 0.3MB
1024 x 768 Super fine (1/2.7 compressed) Approx. 0.6MB
1024 x 768 Fine (1/4 compressed) Approx. 0.4MB
1024 x 768 Normal (1/8 compressed) Approx. 0.3MB
1024 x 768 Basic (1/12 compressed) Approx. 0.2MB
640 x 480 Super fine (1/2.7 compressed) Approx. 0.3MB
640 x 480 Fine (1/4 compressed) Approx. 0.2MB
640 x 480 Normal (1/8 compressed) Approx. 0.1MB
640 x 480 Basic (1/12 compressed) Approx. 0.1MB
Viewfinder
Product typeEye-level single-lens reflex viewfinder
Field of viewApprox. 98%
Viewfinder magnificationApprox.1.02x (-1m-1,  50mm lens, infinity)
Eye pointApprox. 24.2 mm (-1m-1) from eyepiece lens
Diopter adjustment range-3.0 - +1m-1
Focusing screenNeo Lumi-Micro Mat screen : FS-3 Grid Focusing Screen can be installed by Olympus Service. 
Eyepiece shutterEye piece cover EPC-1 supplied
Eye cupInterchangeable type EP-5/6/7, EP-5 is supplied (Magnifier Eyecup ME-1 is available)
Optical preview (view finder)Yes, by preview button
Live previewAvailable to set to Fn button
View finder informationAperture value, Shutter speed, Record mode, AF confirmation mark, Flash, WB, AE lock, Number of storable still images, Exposure compensation value, Metering mode, Battery warning, Exposure mode, AF frame (super impose), IS, Bracket,
ISO value
Live View
Live ViewHigh speed Live MOS Sensor for still picture shooting is used, 100% field of view, 
Exposure adjustment pre-view, White balance adjustment pre-view, Gradation auto pre-view
Face detection pre-view, Perfect shot pre-view
Grid line displayable, 5x/7x/10x magnification possible, MF/S-AF,
AF frame display, AF point display, Shooting information, Histogram, IS activating mode.
AFHigh speed imager AF, Phase-difference detection AF
Image Stabilizer
SystemBuilt in (Imager shift image stabilizer)
Mode3 modes (2 dimensional activation, 1 dimensional activation in landscape frame to vertical direction moving, 1 dimensional activation in portrait frame to horizontal direction moving )
Manual Functioninput focal length 8, 10, 12, 16, 18, 24, 28, 30, 35, 40, 48, 50, 55, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 100, 105, 120, 135, 150, 200, 210, 250, 300, 350, 400, 500, 600, 800, 1000 
Effective compensation rangeApprox.5 EV steps (in maximum effect)
LCD Display
Product typeHyperCrystal II LCD (semi-transmissive TFT color LCD)
Size2.7 inches
Total no. of pixelsApprox. 230,000 pixels
Playback field of view100%
Brightness control15 levels
Color Balance15 levels
Focusing
AF systemTTL phase-difference detection system
Contrast detection system (with 25mm f2.8, 14-42mm f3.5-5.6, 40-150mm f4.0-5.6, 9-18mm f4.0-5.6, 14-54mm f2.8-3.5II)
Focus modeSingle AF (S-AF) / Continuous AF (C-AF) / Manual Focus (MF)
S-AF + MF / C-AF + MF * C-AF mode is not available with the contrast detection system
Focusing point11 points full-twin cross AF sensor with the phase-difference detection system
11-area multiple AF with the contrast detection system (Auto, selectable in option)
Focusing point selectionSingle target, Dynamic single target, All targets with the phase-difference detection system
Single, all 11 area, or Face detection with  the contrast detection system
AF luminance range (phase-difference detection system)EV -2 to 19 (at 20?, ISO 100)
AF illuminator
(phase-difference detection system)
Built-in flash (external flash available)
AF lockLocked at first position of Shutter button in Single AF mode / AEL button (customizable)
Focus tracking
(phase-difference detection system)
Interlocked with Continuous AF mode
Focus aidAvailable
Fine Adjustment+/- 20 steps, 20 data can be registered
Exposure Control
Metering systemTTL open-aperture metering system (1) Digital ESP metering (49-points multi pattern metering) (2) Centre weighted average metering (3) Spot metering (approx. 2% for the viewfinder screen. Highlight / shadow bases are available)
Metering rangeEV 1 - 20 (Digital ESP metering, Centre weighted average metering, Spot metering)
(At normal temperature, 50mm f2, ISO 100)
Exposure mode(1) Auto (2) P: Program  AE (Program  shift can be performed) (3) A: Aperture priority AE (4) S: Shutter priority AE (5) M: Manual (6) Scene program  AE (7) Scene select AE
Scene program AEPortrait, Landscape, Macro, Sport, Night + Portrait
Scene select AEChildren, High Key, Low Key, DIS mode, Nature Macro, Candle, Sunset, Fireworks, Documents, 
AUTO (ISO 100 - 3200) / Manual (ISO 100 - 3200), 1/3 or 1 EV steps
ISO sensitivityAUTO (ISO 100 - 3200) / Manual (ISO 100 - 3200), 1/3 or 1 EV steps
Exposure compensation�5 EV in 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps selectable
AE lockAEL button (customizable)
Exposure bracketing3 or 5 frames in 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1EV steps selectable
ISO bracketing3 frames in 0.3, 0.7, 1EV steps selectable
Metering standard value adjustment1/6 EV step, +/- 1EV range 
White Balance
Auto WB systemHybrid detection system with High speed Live MOS sensor and dedicated external sensor.
Preset white balance8 settings (3000K - 7500K)
Lamp (3000K), Fluorescent 1 (4000K), Fluorescent 2 (4500K), Fluorescent 3 (6600K), Daylight (5300K), Flash (5500K), Cloudy (6000K), Shade (7500K) 
White balance compensation�7 steps in each A-B/G-M axis (in Auto WB / Preset WB mode / One touch WB)
CWB (Kelvin setting)1 setting can be registered at Kelvin temperature (2000K - 14000K)
One-touch white balance1 custom setting can be registered
White balance bracketing3 frames in 2, 4, 6 steps selectable in each A-B/G-M axis.
Color Mode
Color spacesRGB, Adobe RGB
Picture Mode
ModeVivid, Natural, Portrait, Muted, Monotone, Custom (default setting: Natural)
In custom mode, basic 5 modes and adjustment is available.
Adjustment parameterContrast, Sharpness and Saturation level available in 5 steps for Vivid, Natural, Portrait and Muted 
Contrast and Sharpness level available in 5 steps for Monotone.
In custom mode, gradation level available in 4 steps.
Filter effectYellow, Orange, Red or Green filter available for Monotone
Picture toneSepia, Blue, Purple or Green tone available for Monotone
Gradation4 levels (Auto, High key, Normal, Low key)
Shutter
Product typeComputerized focal-plane shutter
Shutter speedP(Ps), S, A, M mode: 60 - 1/8000 sec. 
Bulb: up to 30 min. (selectable longest time in the menu. Default: 8 min. TBD
1/3, 1/2, or 1EV steps selectable.
Self-timerOperation time: 12 sec., 2 sec. (cancel available)
Remote cable releaseAvailable  (with optional RM-UC1 Remote cable.)
Optical remote controlOperation time: 2 sec., 0 sec., bulb control available (with optional RM-1 remote control)
Anti shock modeAvailable (1 to 30 sec selectable)
Drive
Drive modeSingle-frame shooting, Sequential shooting H, Sequential shooting L, Self-timer, Remote control
Sequential shooting speedApprox. 5 frames/sec. in sequential shooting H, 1 to 4 fps selectable in sequential shooting L.
Max. recordable pictureson sequential shootingRAW mode: Max. 12  frames.
JPEG mode: Depends on compression ratio and no. of pixels
(Large normal mode: up to card capacity with High Speed CF cards)
Integrated Flash
Built-in flashRetractable flash, GN=18 @ISO200, (GN=13 @ISO 100.m)
Compatible external flashFL-50R, FL-36R, FL-50, FL-36, FL-20
Flash control modeTTL Auto (TTL pre-flash mode), Auto, Manual
Flash modeAuto, Red-eye reduction, Red-eye reduction slow sync., Slow sync at 1st curtain, Slow sync at 2nd curtain, Fill-in,
Manual (1/4, 1/16, 1/64), Off.
Synchronization speed1/250 sec. or less
Flash intensity controlUp to �3 EV in 0.3, 0.5, 1 EV steps
Flash bracketing3 frames in 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1 EV steps selectable.
Wireless flash control
Compatible external flashFL-50R, FL-36R
Control methodTriggered and controlled by built-in flash light
Flash control modesTTL Auto (TTL pre-flash mode), Auto, Manual, FP TTL Auto, FP Manual.
Number of channels4 channels
Group setting3 groups
Art Filter
ModePop Art, Soft Focus, Pale&Light Color, Light Tone, Grainy Film, Pin Hole
Multi Exposure
Number of picture2-4 pictures
FunctionsAuto gain, Live View, Exposing on Recorded picture
Multi Aspect
Aspect Ratio4:3(Default)/3:2/16:9/6:6/5:4/7:6/6:5/7:5/3:4
Level Gauge
  
Control panel
InformationWB setting, WB compensation notification, B/W mode notification, Record mode, ISO sensitivity, Program Sift
BKT notification, Flash mode, Drive mode, Recordable still image number, Shutter Speed, Aperture Value
Exposure compensation value, Metering mode, AF mode, Activated AF points, Focusing mode, IS, Multi Exposure
Back light timer8 sec.
Super control panel
Information (Shooting)Battery information, Exposure mode, Shutter speed, Aperture value, Exposure compensation value, ISO sensitivity,
Exposure compensation indicator, Exposure indicator, Flash intensity compensation indicator, Date, BKT setting, 
NR setting, WB, WB compensation value, Picture mode, Flash mode, Record mode, Image size, Card information, 
Drive mode, Flash intensity compensation value, Metering mode, Recordable still image number, Focusing mode, 
FP warning, AF frame, AF illuminator deactivated notification, , Color space, Sharpness, Contrast, Saturation,
Gradation, IS activating mode, Face detection, RC mode setting, My Mode, Flush Charge, Multi Exposure, Aspect Ratio
Information (Wireless flash commander)Exposure mode, Shutter speed, Aperture value, Exposure compensation value bar, Exposure compensation value
Flash compensation value bar, Flash compensation value, ALE notification, Flash compensation notification
NR notification, BKT notification, AF illuminator deactivated notification, Color space
Wireless channel setting, Built-in flash intensity, Group setting
Back light timerBack light lighting time is selectable. (Keep, 8, 30sec, 1min)
Playback
Playback modesSingle-frame, Index (4/9/16/25/49/100 frames), Calendar, Close-up ( 2 - 14X), 
Slideshow, Picture rotation (auto mode available), Light box
Information displayHistogram (independent luminance / RGB available),
Highlight / Shadow point warning, AF frame, Shooting information
Menu
LanguagesJapan: Japanese, English (Additional one language is possible to download.)
Others: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Czech, Dutch, Danish, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Croat, Slovenian, Hungarian, Greek, Slovakian, Turkish, Latvian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Rumanian, Indonesian, Malay, Thai
Reset & custom setting
Custom reset2 setting recordable
My mode2 setting recordable
Image Editing
Erasing functionSingle frame, All frames, Selected frames
Protect functionSingle frame, Selected frames, Release protect (Single/All selected)
Copy between mediaSingle frame, All frames, Selected frames
RAW picture editingRAW development
JPEG editingShadow adjustment, Red-eye fix, Trimming, Monotone, Sepia, Saturation (color depth), Resize (producing another file), Aspect Change
Marge function2-4 pictures, merge gain step 0.1-2.0 0.1 step
Print
Print functionPrint reservation (DPOF), Direct print (PictBridge compatible)
Input/Output
PC interfaceUSB 2.0 High Speed for storage and camera control (MTP mode is available)
USB/Video connectorDedicated multi-connector (Video: NTSC/PAL selectable, Optional Remote cable RM-UC1 is available)
Flash attachmentHot shoe / External flash connector
DC-inYes (AC-1 compatible)
Power Requirements
BatteryBLM-1 Li-ion battery (included)
Sleep modeAvailable (1, 3, 5, 10 min., off selectable)
No. of recordable picturesApprox. 750 shots (optical viewfinder)
(with 50% flash light)(with BLM-1 under CIPA testing standard)
Power battery holderHLD-4 compatible
Dimensions/Weight
Dimensions141.5 mm (W) x 107.5mm (H) x 75 mm (D) (excluding protrusions)
Weight655g (body only)
Operating Environment
Temperature0 - 40� (operation) / -20 - 60� (storage)
Humidity30 - 90% (operation) / 10 - 90% (storage)
Splash proof
No
Box contents
Body, Li-ion battery BLM-1, Li-ion battery charger BCM-2, USB/Video Multi cable, Eye piece cover EPC-1, Shoulder strap, OLYMPUS Master CD-ROM, Instruction manual, Warranty card.

Specifications and design are subject to change without notice.

(Specifications as represented by the manufacturer)



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