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C-730 Ultra Zoom


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Technical Specs
Image Sensor 3.2 Megapixel Effective
3.3 Megapixel Gross
Size 1 /2.7" (0.37") CCD
Focal Length/Lens Configuration Olympus multivariator 2 aspherical glass 10x zoom lens 5.9-59 mm (38-380mm equivalent in 35mm photography)
Zoom 30x (10x optical and 3x digital combined)
Maximum Aperture F2.8-8 (W) / F3.5-8 (T); adjustable in 1/3 steps EV
Display 1.5" (3.8cm) Color TFT LCD (114,000 pixels)
Viewfinder 0.44" (1.1cm) electric viewfinder, 180,000 pixels with Diopter Adjustment
Focus System iESP AF (autofocus) TTL system (contrast detection), x Multi area spot AF, Full Time AF (Movie Mode),
Focus Range (from lens surface) Super Macro Mode: Up to 1.6" (4cm) no optical zoom available
Macro Mode 3.9" – 23.6" (0.1m - 0.6m) (W); 47.2" – 78" (1.2m –2m) (T)
Standard AF 23.6" – Infinity (0.6m – Infinity) (W), 78" – Infinity (2m – Infinity) (T)
Manual Focus: 3.9" – Infinity (0.1m - Infinity) (W); 47.2" – Infinity (1.2m –Infinity) (T)
Shutter Speed Program Auto/Aperture Priority/Shutter Speed Priority: 1/1,000 sec. – 1 sec.
Night Scene: 1/1,000 sec. – 4 sec.
Manual: 1/1,000 sec. – 16 sec.
ISO Sensitivity (SOS: Standard Output Sensitivity) Manual: 100, 200, 400 (equivalent)
Exposure Metering Digital ESP Meter, Spot
White Balance Control iESP auto TTL
6 Pre-set manual (Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten and Fluorescent 1, Fluorescent 2 and Fluorescent 3) and Manual White Balance
White balance compensation: +/- 7 in 1 steps
Exposure Compensation Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual
Exposure compensation: +/- 2EV in 1/3 steps
Auto Exposure Bracketing: Selectable from 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV and 1EV steps, 3 or 5 images
Image File Format Still image: EXIF TIFF (non-compressed), EXIF JPEG, DCF (design rule for Camera File system), QuickTimeฎ Motion JPEG (Movie Mode), Sound: WAV format
Number of Recorded Pixels 3,200 x 2,400 SHQ JPEG-OIE/HQ JPEG-OIE
2,048 x 1,360 (3:2) TIFF, SHQ/HQ JPEG
2,048 x 1,536 TIFF, SHQ/HQ JPEG
1,600 x 1,200 TIFF, SQ1 JPEG-High/Normal
1,280 x 960 TIFF, SQ1 JPEG-High/Normal
1,024 x 768 TIFF, SQ2 JPEG-High/Normal
640 x 480 TIFF, SQ2 JPEG-High/Normal
320 x 240 @15fps QuickTime Motion JPEG
160 x 120 @15fps QuickTime Motion JPEG
Motion Blur Suppression n/a

*Specifications are subject to change without notice.

Panorama Up to 10 frames stitchable automatically with CAMEDIA Master software when using Olympus brand xD-Picture cardTM or SmartMediaTM
Continuous Shooting Normal: 1.2 frames per second burst up to 11 frames in HQ mode
Hi-Speed: 2.4 frames per second burst up to 3 frames in HQ mode
Image Quality Adjustment Sharpness: +/- 5 in 1 steps; Contrast: +/- 5 in 1 steps; Saturation: +/- 5 in 1 stepsExposure Compensation: +/- 2 EV in 1/3 EV steps
Image Playback Still: Index display (4/9/16), 4x enlargement by 0.5x steps, Slide-show, Histogram, Scene rotation;
Movie: Normal Playback, Reverse Playback, Frame by Frame
Flash Built-in Pop Up Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash for low and backlight
“Red-eye” Reduction Flash
Fill-in Flash
Slow Shutter Synchronized Flash (1st curtain, 2nd curtain, 1st curtain w/red-eye reduction)
Flash Off
Flash Working Range Wide: 0.04” – 18.0’ (0.1m – 5.5m) @ ISO 100
Tele: 0.5” – 14.4’ (1.2m – 4.4m) @ISO 100
Self-Timer 12-second delay Selftimer/2-second delay (Optional Remote control RM-1)
Setting Memorization On, Default, 4 My Modes
Date/Time Calendar Simultaneous recording into image date
Removable Media Card 3V (3.3V) SmartMedia card (4, 8, 16, 32, 64, and 128 MB)
xD Picture Card (4, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128 and 256 MB)
Outer Connectors USB connector (USB Auto-Connect), Audio/Video Out, DC input, 5 pin external Flash Terminal for optional Olympus FL-40
Auto-Connect USB Compatible with Windows 98 rev2/ME/2000 Pro/XP-MacOS 8.6-9.1/OSX (10.1)
Operating Temperature/Humidity Operation: 32 F –104F (0C – 40C) 30-90% Humidity
Storage: -4 F – 140F (-20C – 60C) 10-90% Humidity
Power Source Main Power Source:
2 x LB-01 (CR-3V) Lithium batteries
4 x AA Ni-MH rechargeable batteries
4 x AA Lithium batteries
4 x AA Alkaline batteries
(Manganese batteries cannot be used)
AC Power: C-7AU AC adapter (optional)
Dimension 4.2" W x 3.0" H x 3.1" D (107.5m W x 76mm H x 77.5mm D)
Weight 11.1 Oz./310 g without batteries and xD Picture Card
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