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Olympus Digital SLR Camera Archives

Older discontinued Olympus digital SLR and mirrorless cameras produced between 2007 to 2009 are listed below. Olympus officially discontinued supporting and producing four thirds cameras and lenses in 2017. Most discontinued cameras and lenses can be found heavily discounted on Amazon, Ebay and other secondhand camera shops. 

Olympus Digital SLR Camera & Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Camera Archives 2007 - 2009

Olympus PEN E-P2 Micro Four Thirds Camera

- Available December 2009. $1099 with 14-42mm lens & EVF.
- NOT a DSLR but a micro four thirds camera with interchangeable lenses + adapter for four thirds lenses.
- 12.3 megapixels. Micro four thirds lens mount.
- 3" 230,000 LCD. Live View. Sensor shift image stabilization.
- Full manual controls. Jpeg & RAW. Dust reduction system.
- 1.44 million pixels articulating electronic viewfinder (EVF) which attaches to the hotshoe.
- NO built in flash. HDMI port. BLS-1 lithium battery. SD/SDHC.
- HD movies with stereo sound. External microphone adapter.
- Size 121 x 70 x 36mm. Weight 335g.

Olympus Evolt E-600 Digital SLR Camera

- Lower cost version of Olympus E-620.
- Available November 2009. E-600 is $600 inc. 14-42mm lens
- Specification similar to E-620 except that the Olympus E-600 has no backlit buttons, lacks 3 art filter modes, has no two shot multi exposure mode & lacks aspect mask control.
- 12.3 megapixel Live MOS sensor. Four thirds lens mount.
- Full manual controls. RAW and jpeg. 2.7" LCD with 230k pixels
- Viewfinder with 95% coverage & 0.96x magnification.
- Shutter speeds 60 to 1/4000 second.
- Shoots 4 fps. ISO 100 to 3200. Compactflash & XD cards.
- Size 130 x 94 x 60mm. Weight 475g.

Olympus PEN E-P1 Micro Four Thirds Camera

- Available July 2009. $750 body. $799 with 14-42mm lens.
- Smallest interchangeable lens camera in the world.
- 12.3 megapixel Live MOS sensor. 3 frames per sec shooting.
- Adapters for Olympus OM & Leica R and M mount lenses.
- HD movies at 1280 x 720 with stereo sound. 5 minute limit.
- Shutter speed 60 - 1/4000. ISO from 200 to 6400.
- X-sync speed 1/30 to 1/180 s. No built in flash.
- Sensor shift image stabilization. Dust reduction. Live View.
- 3" LCD with 230,000 pixels. TruePic V image processor.
- Art filters. Multiple exposure. Exposure bracketing.
- Full manual controls. Hotshoe. RAW + Jpeg. SD/SDHC cards.
- Mini HDMI. USB 2 high speed. Video out. IR remote control.
- BLS-1 Li-Ion battery. Size 121x70x36mm. Weight 335g.

Olympus Evolt E-620 Digital SLR Camera

- Available January 2009. Four Thirds Lens Mount.
- Sensor shift image stabilization.
- 12.3 megapixel Live MOS sensor.
- Bright optical viewfinder with 98% coverage & 1.02x mag.
- Dust reduction. Live View on 2.7" LCD with 230,000 pixels.
- Shutter speeds 60 - 1/8000. Full manual controls.
- Art filters. Multiple Exposure. Shoots 5 fps jpegs.
- Compact Flash I/II and XD cards. RAW and jpegs.
- Weight 665g. Size 142 x 108 x 75mm. BLM-1 Lithium Battery.

Olympus Evolt E-520 Digital SLR Camera

- Available July 2008 for $599. Four Thirds Standard D-SLR
- 10 megapixel live MOS sensor.
- New advanced sensor shift image stabilization for horizontal & vertical panning. Dust reduction system.
- New 2.7" 230,000 HyperCrystal II TFT.
- Shutter speeds 60 - 1/4000. 3.5 fps shooting.
- Hot shoe & wireless flash. XD & Compact flash. RAW format.
- Face detection. New shadow adjustment feature.
- Size 136 x 92 x 68mm. Weight 475 g w/o battery.

Olympus Evolt E-420 Digital SLR Camera

- Available May 2008. Four Thirds Standard D-SLR.
- 10 megapixel live MOS sensor.
- Smallest DSLR in the world. Wireless flash capability.
- Live view without flipping mirror down. Face detection.
- Dust reduction system. 2.7" HyperCrystal II 230,000 LCD.
- Hot shoe. Full manual controls. RAW format. 3.5 fps jpegs.
- XD & Compact flash type I/II compatibility.
- Fast Truepic III image processor. ISO 100-1600.
- Weight 380g w/o battery. Measures 129.5 x 91 x 53 mm
- Released with new 25mm f2.5 pancake lens for $699.

Olympus E-3 Professional Digital SLR

- Available November 2007. Four Thirds Standard D-SLR
- Professional D-SLR with 10.1 live MOS sensor
- Built in image stabilization using sensor shift
- World`s fastest autofocus system with 5 fps shooting speed.
- Live View with 2.5" 230,000 pixel TFT. Full manual controls.
- Huge optical viewfinder with 1.15x magnification. 100% view.
- High speed Truepic III image processing system
- 1/8000th top speed. Flash sync at 1/250. Hotshoe.
- Sealed body against dust & moisture.
- Supersonic wave filter for sensor dust removal.

Olympus Evolt E-410 Digital SLR Camera

- Available May 2007. Four Thirds Standard D-SLR.
- Smallest D-SLR in the world. 10 megapixel live MOS sensor.
- Live view with 2.5" 230,000 TFT.
- Supersonic wave filter for sensor dust removal.
- Hot shoe. Full manual controls. RAW format.
- XD & Compact flash compatibility.
- Fast Truepic III image processor.
- Weight 435 g w/o battery. Measures 130 x 91 x 53mm.

Olympus Evolt E-510 Digital SLR Camera

- Available June 2007. Four Thirds Standard D-SLR
- Similar specification to E-410. 10 megapixel live MOS sensor.
- Live view. 2.5" 230k TFT. Supersonic Wave Filter.
- Hot shoe. XD & Compact flash. RAW format.
- Truepic III image processor.
- Built in CCD-Shift image stabilization system.
- Slightly larger body than Olympus E-410 with larger grip.