Olympus E-1

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Olympus E-1
Type Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR
Sensor Kodak KAF-5101C Four Thirds format FFT CCD
Maximum resolution 2,560 × 1,920 (4.9 million)
Lens Interchangeable (Four Thirds)
Shutter Focal-plane shutter, all speeds electronically controlled
Shutter speed range 1/4,000 to 60 s, bulb up to 8 minutes
Exposure metering TTL, evaluative (ESP), center-weighted, spot
Exposure modes Program, shutter-priority, aperture-priority, manual
Metering modes ESP multi patterned, Center-weighted average (60%), Spot (2%)
Focus areas 3 auto-focus points, selectable
Focus modes Single, continuous, manual
Continuous shooting 3.0 frame/s, up to 12 frames in any format
Viewfinder Optical TTL with pentaprism 100% field of view
ISO range ISO 100-800 with 1600 or 3200 in 'ISO Boost' mode
Rear LCD monitor 1.8 inch TFT LCD, 134,000 pixels
Storage Compact Flash (CF) (Type I or Type II), Microdrive compatible
Battery Olympus BLM-1 1500mAh Lithium-ion battery
Weight 23 oz (660 g) without battery or storage card
Made in Japan


The first E-System camera

Launched in mid-2003, the E-1 was a 5 megapixel DSLR that established Olympus' new Four Thirds system camera standard embodied in the E-System.

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