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Olympus E-330

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Monday 27th, September 2004

The eight million pixel Olympus E-300 digital SLR immediately stands out from the crowd. It's much more lean and unconventional form, for an SLR, is the result of replacing the penta prism with a TTL Optical Porro Finder. Combined with full SLR performance, perfect handling and a very tempting price, this model is the ideal everyday companion for ambitious users. Based on the TIPA Award-winning FourThirds Standard, the Olympus E-300 incorporates a Supersonic Wave Filter that ensures dust and other foreign particles do not interfere with the captured image. So photographers have the full freedom to explore every creative avenue, this compact SLR model is compatible with a complete range of system accessories. The optics feature a nearly telecentric construction to draw maximum performance from the camera's Full Frame Transfer CCD. The TruePic TURBO image processor further boosts picture quality and the processing speed. Compact, powerful, versatile and user-friendly, the Olympus E-300 comes in a kit with a 14-45mm ZUIKO DIGITAL zoom. Complemented with its great affordability, the E-300 is assured a large following of both newcomers and existing enthusiasts.

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Olympus C-470 Zoom

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Monday 27th, September 2004

High-quality results and trouble-free handling come at an affordable price with the Olympus C-470 Zoom. This four million pixel model incorporates a host of easy-to-use features in an attractive, compact body. Its 3x optical zoom lens system delivers brilliant, sharp images and eight scene programmes aid shooting to ensure that anyone can take great photos. Providing more scope for fun use, video sequences with sound can be captured. And for detail shots from as little as 9cm away, the Super Macro mode will come in handy. Choosing between the various functions is a breeze and the ergonomic positioning of camera controls underlines the smart design as much as it facilitates ease of use.

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Olympus AZ-2 Zoom

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Monday 27th, September 2004

The clear lines of the four million pixel AZ-2 Zoom speak to design lovers in a language of purity. Boasting a slim metal body just 20.1mm thin, it can be comfortably kept in an inside jacket pocket. Even when in use, this camera retains its minimalist style and dimensions. Thanks to the special optical "folded" light path, it delivers 2.8x Zoom power without requiring the lens to extend out of the camera body. As well as capturing results to cherish, the AZ-2 Zoom contains innovative display hard- and software allowing photos to be shown in style directly on the camera. The large 2.5 inch LCD employs energy efficient sunshine LCD technology to present high contrast images, even when the sun is at its brightest.

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Olympus C-70 Zoom

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Thursday 16th, September 2004

Compact and light enough to easily take on trips or to events, the Olympus C-70 Zoom is nevertheless a heavyweight in the resolution category. Perfect for ambitious, quality-conscious users, it produces 7.1 million pixel results that are fit for commercial use. By combining its 5x optical zoom and 6x digital zoom, this camera delivers 30x magnification power for frame-filling shots, even of distant stadium performers or far-away action on the pitch. Whatever the motif, extensive manual control options and special features let users fully express their creative vision. A real plus is that photos can be checked and enjoyed on the large 2.0 inch sunshine LCD - even in bright sunlight.

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Olympus C-370 Zoom

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Thursday 16th, September 2004

It is not necessary to be an expert in photography to get excellent results with the Olympus C-370 ZOOM. "Photo fun for everyone" is the philosophy behind this compact and lightweight model. By incorporating a "one button, one function" principle, users can fully enjoy the camera's features with comfort. The new menu even helps in the selection of the various programme modes by describing their function. However, the C-370 ZOOM comes up with more. A resolution of 3.2 million pixels ensures crisp photos and the 3x optical zoom lens lets motifs be drawn even closer. This PictBridge compatible camera features a Super Macro mode for dramatic close-up shots of extremely small subjects from as close as 2cm.

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Olympus Mju-Mini Digital

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Friday 10th, September 2004

The mju-mini Digital from Olympus is unlike anything ever seen before. With its futuristic design, smooth contours and specially-created lens barrier, this four million pixel model is light-years ahead of the rest. The weather-proof metal body comes in a choice of six striking colours, allowing users to select the one that suits their personal style. Matched with its ultra-compact size, the mju-mini Digital is bound to find its way into the user's pocket and become an every day companion that is taken to wherever the action is. Naturally, the camera has much more to offer besides good looks. Its large, 1.8 inch, high-contrast LCD delivers bright, vivid colours and wide viewing angles.

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