Olympus PEN EPL3

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Olympus PEN EPL3

Released June 2011

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Type Hybrid
Announced 30/06/2011  
Indicative price (USD) 460  
Sensor type CMOS  
Resolution 4080 x 3040  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 12.4  
Sensor size (mm) 13 x 17.3 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm)  
Bits per pixel 12.0
Focal length multiplier
Aspect Ratio 4:3 
ISO latitude  200 - 12800 
Shutter type mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 60.0  
Frame rate (fps) 5.5  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Optical 
Dust cleaning Yes 
Mount type Micro 4/3  
Weight (gr)  
Battery type Li-ion battery BLS-1 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization 0 - 40? (operation) / -20 - 60? (storage), 30 - 90% (operation) / 10 - 90% (storage) 
Camera material Metal 
Mount material Metal 
View finder type No 
View finder magnification
View finder coverage 100 
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter  
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 460000 
Articulated screen Yes 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Single AF (S-AF) / Continuous AF (C-AF) / Manual Focus (MF) / S-AF + MF / AF tracking (C-AF + TR) C-AF and AF tracking are not available with non-Micro Four Thirds lenses. This is can be set in both recording mode, still and movie, separately. 
Number of autofocus points 35 
Exposure bracketing 2, 3, 5frames in 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1EV steps selectable, 7frames in 0.3, 0.5, 0.7EV steps selectable 
Exposure compensation  
Drive modes Single-frame shooting, Sequential shooting, Self-timer 
Buffer size  
Recording medium SD/SDHC/SDXC  
Image format JPEG, RAW (ORF) 
White balance bracketing Yes (3 frames in 2, 4, 6 steps selectable in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis) 
Connectivity USB/HDMI 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro  
Histogram Yes 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920x1080 / 60fps 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus yes 
Video file format AVCHD 
Video codec  
Video stabilisation  

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