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When was the Olympus E420 made?

When was the Olympus E420 made?

5th March 2008
The Olympus E-420 is the most ‘junior’ member in Olympus line of digital SLRs. It was announced on the 5th March 2008, exactly one year after the launch of its predecessor, the E-410….New features (compared to the E-410)

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What is the difference between Four Thirds and Micro Four Thirds?

MFT shares the original image sensor size and specification with the Four Thirds system, designed for DSLRs. Unlike Four Thirds, the MFT system design specification does not provide space for a mirror box and a pentaprism, which facilitates smaller body and lens designs via the shorter flange focal distance of 19.25mm.

Is Olympus still making lenses?

Olympus first agreed to sell its imaging business back in June 2020, when it announced JIP would be the new stewards of its camera brands. It’s business will be ‘digital cameras, interchangeable lenses, IC recorders, etc. centered on mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras.

Can you use old 35mm lenses on digital cameras?

You can use older 35mm lenses with a digital SLR, with a few exceptions. First, you need to match the brand of digital SLR camera with the brand of lens. For example, if you’ve got a collection of Nikon lenses, then you’ll need to get a Nikon DSLR to use them.

What kind of lens does EVOLT E420 use?

14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 Zuiko lens included The Zuiko Digital 28-84mm equivalent (ED 14-42mm Four Thirds) f3.5-f5.6 lens perfectly matches the imager so light strikes the sensor directly to ensure rich, accurate colors and edge-to-edge sharpness.

What kind of lens does the Olympus E-420 have?

Olympus E-420 has a Four Thirds lens mount and currently there are 45 native lenses available for this mount. Olympus E-420 doesn’t have a sensor based image stabilization system but 3 of these lenses already comes with optical image stabilization.

How does the Olympus EVOLT E420 face detection work?

The E-420s Face Detection feature distinguishes between peoples faces and the background. It tracks up to eight faces within the image area and automatically focuses and optimizes exposure for sharp, brilliant portrait pictures. Even if your subjects are moving, the camera continuously tracks their faces.

When did Olympus come out with live view?

Unlike other camera companies, Olympus does not rely on old film lenses, which often result in images with soft edges or other imperfections. The Live View experience Olympus was the first to bring Live View to a consumer DSLR (the E-330 in 2006), and Live View has revolutionized DSLR photography.