November 6th, 2015
Olympus E-30: digital SLR camera of the average level of Four Thirds
A few days ago the Olympus company announced release of the E-30 model which has filled up a series of SLR cameras with replaceable lenses of Olympus E-System. Positioned as the model of the average level, E-30 is created for a wide range of consumers: from beginning fans to the most experienced photographers. It will take a place between the E-520 and E-3 models. The E-30 chamber is compatible to a standard of Four Thirds System and should seem on sale in the first quarter 2009.
The producer refers the Art Filters function, possibility of a choice of 1 of 9 ratios of the parties of a shot, a quick auto focus, vising possibility to the main features of a product on the built-in monitor (Live View). By the way, the HyperCrystal II screen can be turned concerning 2 axes.
In the chamber it is used 12,3-Mp the detector Live MOS, the microprocessor of images of TruePic III + and the integrated system of stabilization of the image, according to the company, 5EV providing a prize.
The system of automatic focusing is borrowed at the E-3 chamber and has 11 crosswise points. The chamber is capable to do to 5 shots in a second. The small endurance is equal 1/8000 pages.
The Art Filters function mentioned above represents a set of graphic filters which can be applied to a picture (Pop Art, Soft Focus, etc. — only 6 pieces). The effects received by means of these filters, in other chambers are reached by means of optical accessories and processing of pictures in the graphic editor.
In the middle of chamber pluses — system of cleaning of the detector from a dust, flash with function of management by external flashes, the big view-finder (a field of vision of 98 %, increase 1,02x) and the auxiliary screen.