The Olympus E-620 DSLR is the world's smallest and lightest image-stabilized DSLR. It features 12.3MP resolution on a Four-Thirds System Live MOS Sensor, in-body Image Stabilization, and a large 2.7-in. (230,000 dots) 270-degree swivel Live View LCD with a wide viewing angle.
The E-620 provides
full exposure flexibility for the advanced photographer
as well as 13 Scene-Select Modes (including two new underwater modes) for the beginner photographer.
It has dual memory card slots and accepts the
xD-Picture Card, Microdrive and CompactFlash Type I &
Being part of the Olympus E-System, the E-620 is compatible with the large and growing
range of Olympus E-System accessories, including
the full line-up of Zuiko Digital Specific lenses
and flashes. However, do note that not all lenses are totally compatible with the Live View system (currently only the 25mm f2.8, 14-42mm f3.5-5.6, 40-150mm f4.0-5.6, 9-18mm f4.0-5.6, and 14-54mm f2.8-3.5II are compatible with the Contrast-Detect AF used in Live View).
The mechanical Sensor-shift Image Stabilization is built-in so it is active with all Four-Thirds compatible lenses. Shadow Adjustment retains detail in the shadows in extreme contrast shots and works automatically when using Face Detection Mode, Live View and in Scene-Select Modes. Face Detection works even with moving subjects, tracks up to eight (8) faces within the image area and automatically optimizes exposure for portrait pictures.
Olympus’ proven Dust Reduction System vibrates the Supersonic Wave Filter™ everytime you turn on the camera at an amazing 30,000 times per second to dislodge dust.
Phase Detection AF uses 7-point twin AF for lighting autofocus response, even in low-light situations. Live View AF uses 11 dedicated AF points for fast and precise autofocus.
Art Filters adds a new dimension to your photography allowing you to replicate dramatic effects right in the camera using the Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale and Light Color, Grainy Film, Light Tone and Pin Hole Camera filters. In addition, Multiple Exposure Shooting allows you to shoot two shots on the same frame, use a saved shot and then shoot another, or to capture up to 3 shots separately and combine them in the camera later.
The E-620 is compatible with the Olympus FL-50R and FL-36R wireless electronic flashes that are designed exclusively for digital photography. Gain remote control of up to 200 flashes divided into as many as 3 groups for easy camera controlled wireless flash, without needing an external commander unit.
A nice touch are the illuminated buttons that make it easier to quickly find the settings you want in low light.
Optional accesories include the Underwater case PT-E06, Power Battery Holder HLD-5 (holds two BLS-1 lithium ion batteries), Flash Bracket FL-BK04, and Twin Flash Bracket FL-BKM03.
The Olympus E-620 is an easy-to-use DSLR for beginners and serious photographers alike. It's compact dimensions mean that you don't have to lug a heavy and large DSLR around anymore. For those who like the idea of an in-camera image stabilization, Live View using Contrast-Detection AF (just like on a compact P&S) and wireless multi-flash photography, check out the E-620.
Supersonic Wave Filter (dust reduction system for image sensor)
DCF, DPOF compatible/Exif, PRINT Image Matching III
RAW (12-bit lossless compression), JPEG, RAW+JPEG
[RAW] 4032 x 3024 pixels
[JPEG] 4032 x 3024 pixels - 640 x 480 pixels
4032 x 3024 (approx. 1/1.5 lossless compressed) Approx. 13.9MB
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
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
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
Eye-level single-lens reflex viewfinder
View field coverage
Approx.0.96x (-1m-1, 50mm lens, infinity)
Approx. 18 mm (-1m-1) *from eyepiece lens
-3.0 - +1m-1
Fixed (Neo Lumi-Micro Mat screen)
Eye Piece Shutter
Eye piece cover EPC-1 supplied
Interchangeable type EP-5/6/7/8, EP-8 is supplied (Magnifier Eyecup ME-1 is available)
Optical Preview (viewfinder)
Available to set to Fn button
Available to set to Fn button
Aperture 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
High 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.
High speed imager AF, Phase-difference detection AF
TTL open-aperture metering system
(1) Digital ESP metering (49-point multipattern metering)
(2) Center weighted average metering
(3) Spot metering (approx. 2% for the viewfinder screen. Highlight / shadow bases are available)
EV 1 - 20 (Digital ESP metering, Center weighted average metering, Spot metering) (At normal temperature, 50mm f2, ISO 100)
(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
Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sport, Night + Portrait
Children, High Key, Low Key, DIS mode, Nature Macro, Candle, Sunset, Fireworks, Documents, Panorama* *(Available when using Olympus xD-Picture Card media), Beach & Snow,Underwater Wide, Underwater Macro
AUTO: ISO 200 - 3200 (customizable, Default 200-800) / Manual ISO 100 - 3200, 1/3 or 1 EV steps
±5 EV in 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps selectable
AEL button (customizable)
3 or 5 frames in 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1EV steps selectable
3 frames in 0.3, 0.7, 1EV steps selectable
Metering Standard Value Adjustment
1/6 EV step, +/- 1EV range
Auto WB system
Hybrid detection system with High speed Live MOS sensor and dedicated external sensor.
±7 steps in each A-B/G-M axis (in Auto WB / Preset WB mode / One touch WB)
1 setting can be registered at Kelvin temperature (2000K - 14000K)
1 custom setting can be registered
White balance bracketing
3 frames in 2, 4, 6 steps selectable in each A-B/G-M axis.
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Vivid, Natural, Portrait, Muted, Monotone, Custom (default setting: Natural)
In custom mode, basic 5 modes and adjustment is available.
Contrast, 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.
Yellow, Orange, Red or Green filter available for Monotone
Sepia, Blue, Purple or Green tone available for Monotone
4 levels (Auto, High key, Normal, Low key)
Computerized focal-plane shutter
P(Ps), S, A, M mode: 60 - 1/4000 sec.
Bulb: Up to 30 min. selectable via menu (Default: eight mins.)
1/3, 1/2, or 1EV steps selectable.
Operation time: 12 sec., 2 sec. (cancel available)
Remote cable release
Available (with optional RM-UC1 Remote cable.)
Optical remote control
Operation time: 2 sec., 0 sec., bulb control available (with optional RM-1 remote control)
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