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Olympus C-740 Ultra Zoom digital camera
C-740 Ultra Zoom
at a glance
3200 x 2400 (i)
10x optical zoom
1.5" lcd viewer
4 AA batteries
Olympus C-740 Ultra Zoom review summary
camera date Apr 03  out of production
pixels / class 3.3M  SLR-like digital camera
overall rating above average overall camera rating  5 reviews
image quality good image quality rating  
ease of use average it its class usability rating  needs a steady hand
camera body good camera body rating  
digital features average it its class digital features rating  
photogr. ctrls good photographic controls rating  
user profile user profile: digital photography amateur
Olympus C-740 Ultra Zoom specifications
lens / zoom  38 mm - 380 mm (10x) (dig: 3x)
focus / macro  auto | manual / 60 cm / 4 cm
metering mode  multi-pattern, spot, multi-spot
aperture  auto | manual / F2.8 - F8 (W) / F3.7 - F8 (T)
white balance  auto | manual - 6 presets
shutter  auto | manual / 16s - 1/1000s
exposure  +/- 2EV in 1/3EV steps
flash / mode  pop-up - 6 modes / 0.6m - 5-1m (guide nr. 9)
viewfinder  ttl lcd 180k pixels
iso ratings  100/200/400/800
image size  3200x2400 (i) / 2048x1536 / 2048x1360 / 1600x1200 / 1280x960 / 1024x768 / 640x480
image format  tiff / jpeg (exif 2.2)
image compr.  tiff / SHQ / HQ / SQ1 / SQ2
lag/cycle times  
remote control  self timer 12s
video options  Qt m-jpeg 320x240 / 160x120 (15fps)
audio options  
connectivity  usb / video (NTSC)
storage  xD card
platform  Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Pro/XP, Mac OS OS 8.6-9.22/OSX
extra features  histogram display available
sharpness, contrast and saturation adjustable in +/- 5 steps.
Olympus C-740 Ultra Zoom links
Reviews for novices and shutterbugs
01Jun03 Olympus C-740 Ultra Zoom review by Megapixel
13May03 Olympus C-740 Ultra Zoom review by Steves-digicams
Reviews for shutterbugs and professionals
13Jul03 Olympus C-740 Ultra Zoom review by Imaging-resource
23May03 Olympus C-740 Ultra Zoom review by DCResource
Introductions, previews and other reviews
News, guides, hints & tips
08Mar03 Olympus press release
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