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Friday, October 19, 2007

First Look: Olympus E-3

This fast, high-performance D-SLR is loaded with a powerful autofocus system, 5 fps continuous shooting, Live View and more.

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Olympus has released the successor to its E-1 flagship D-SLR model, the 10.1-megapixel E-3. Designed to be the fastest autofocus D-SLR in the world, the E-3 has an articulated Live View LCD, internal image stabilization, TruePic III image processing, ISO sensitivity up to 3200 and a wide selection of other advanced features.


Image Sensor: 10.1-megapixel Live MOS
Sensor Size: 17.3mm x 13.0mm
Lens Mount: Four Thirds Mount
AF System: 11-point biaxial TTL Phase-difference Detection System
Shutter Speeds: 60 – 1/8000 sec. with a bulb setting up to 30 minutes.
ISO Sensitivity: 100-3200
Sequential Shooting Speed: Approx. 5 frames/sec.
File Formats: RAW (12-Bit), JPEG, RAW+JPEG
Memory: CompactFlash Type I/II, Microdrive, xD-Picture Card (Dual-Slot)
Dust Reduction: Supersonic Wave Filter
Battery: BLM-1 Li-ion battery (included)
Dimensions: 5.6 x 4.58 x 2.9 inches
Weight: 1.79-lbs
Estimated Street Price: $1699
Contact: Olympus America, (888) 553-4448, www.olympusamerica.com


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