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Olympus E-300 Four Thirds Digital SLR Camera Body {8 M/P}

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Olympus E-300 Four Thirds Digital SLR Camera Body {8 M/P} Description


Second DSLR designed on the Four Thirds system, the Olypmus E-300 is for the photographer desiring versatility and affordability in a camera. The Olympus E-300 has 8-megapixels CCD sensor, Supersonic Wave Filter for sensor dust removal, 2.5 fps burst shooting, 1/4000 second shutter speed, TTL full aperture metering system, 3-point AF system, and 2.5 inch HyperCrystal LCD monitor. With its unique design, the E-300 is a real SLR with an eye level optical viewfinder delivering impressive image quality.

Discover the brilliance of dust-free pictures with the only dust-reduction system around. This patented technology ensures photos won't be ruined by dust and debris on the image sensor, and provides the worry-free ability to switch lenses anywhere and anytime. Choose between wide-angle, telephoto and other powerful Zuiko interchangeable lenses and admire amazing color and sharpness from edge-to-edge. This cool, durable 8-megapixel digital SLR has just the right combination of design, speed and performance for any serious photographer.

KEH Specifications

  • Megapixels: 8MP
  • Sensor Size/Type: 17.3 x 13.0mm/Kodak CCD 
  • Resolution: 3264 x 2448 
  • ISO Sensitivity: 100-1600 (maximum limitations)
  • File Formats: RAW, JPEG, TIFF 
  • Lens Mount: Four Thrids
  • Shutter Speeds: 30-1/4000 sec., B, x-sync 1/180th
  • Continuous Shooting (fps): 2.5 fps maximum
  • Flash: Built-in, feature for external use also
  • Exposure Modes: Program, Manual, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority
  • Shooting Modes: Portrait, Sports, Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night View, Night Portrait, plus more
  • White Balance: Auto, Preset WB (8 settings), Customized WB (4 settings can be registered), One-touch WB 
  • Self Timer: 2, 12 sec.
  • Video: No
  • Frame Rate (AV recording): N/A  
  • Video Clip Length: N/A
  • Viewfinder: Eye-level
  • Viewfinder Coverage: 100%
  • Display Screen: 1.8 inch 134K-dot LCD
  • Memory Card Type: CF I/II  
  • Battery: Rechargeable BLM-1
  • Dimensions: 2.2 x 1.5 x 0.8"
  • Weight: 2.6oz



Flash Memory Capacity 64 MB


Camera Modes

Scene Modes:

  • Portrait
  • Macro
  • Landscape
  • Night Scene
  • Sports
  • Landscape & Self Portrait
  • Night Scene & Self Portrait
  • Fire Work
  • Sunset
  • High Key
  • Document
  • Manor Shot
  • Beach & Snow
  • Candle

Color Modes:

  • Color Space: sRGB/AdobeRGB
  • Saturation: Saturation 5 levels

Drive Modes:

  • Single
  • Sequential Shooting
  • IR Remote
  • Self Timer
  • BKT

Playback Modes:

  • Single
  • Zoom (2/3/4/10x)
  • Index (4/9/16 frames)
  • Slide Show

Erase/Protect Modes:

  • Erase Mode: Single/All/Selected
  • Image Protect Mode: Single, Selected


Minimum Diopter Adjustment -3
Maximum Diopter Adjustment 1


Memory Card Supported CompactFlash (CF) Card, Microdrive


Longest Shutter Speed 30 Second
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/4000 Second
Exposure Control
  • Program with Program Shift
  • Shutter Priority
  • Aperture Priority
  • Manual Scene Program
  • Bulb


Image Formats JPEG, RAW, TIFF

Network & Communication



PictBridge Yes

Physical Characteristics

Lens Mount Four Thirds

Battery Information

Battery Built-in No

Display & Graphics

Display Screen Type LCD
Image Sensor Type CCD
Total Camera Resolution 8.2 Megapixel
Display Resolution 134000 Pixel
White Balance Modes
  • Auto WB System: Advanced Detection System with CCD Imager
  • Preset WB: 12 Types (3000K - 1000K)
  • WB Compensation: up to +/- 7 step in each Auto/Preset setting
  • Custom WB Compensation:
  • up to +/- 7 step
  • 2000-6000K in 100K steps
  • 6000-8000K in 200K steps
  • 8000-10000K in 500K steps
  • On touch Mode: 4 on touch Settings
  • WB Bracketing: 3 Frames with +/- 5/10/15 mired steps
Effective Camera Resolution 8 Megapixel
Screen Size 1.8"


Built-in Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Red-eye Reduction
External Flash Optional

General information

Product Model E-300
Product Line EVOLT
Manufacturer Part Number 262050
Manufacture GTIN 0050332148949, 0050332149014
Brand Name Olympus


Autofocus Type Passive
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Wide Angle No


Platform Supported Mac, PC
Additional Information


  • Auto (100 - 400):
  • ISO 100
  • ISO 200
  • ISO 400
  • Expandable to ISO 800/1600

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