Olympus E-450 Manual User Guide and Detail Specification

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Table of Content:

    1. The Introduction
    2. Olympus E-450 Whole Appearance
    3. The Olympus E-450 Camera Specification
    4. Camera Price and Impression
    5. Olympus E-450 Camera User Guide

The Introduction to Olympus E-450 Manual

By the record, a manual is something that is really important as a complement for an electronic product, especially digital camera. From this manual, there will be a lot of information obtained.

Olympus E-450 Manual - camera front faceSomething like specification, instruction, camera parts, settings, features, and other related information will be something possible to obtain. This is why we aim to bring the Olympus E-450 Manual here. With this manual, we hope that we can help users as well as enthusiasts to understand more about this Olympus camera product.

Olympus E-450 Camera Whole Appearance

Before getting deeper to the Olympus E-450 Manual and its specification, firstly, we will talk about the overall look of this camera first. As we all know, it is generally stated that upgrading the products from time to time is the digital camera manufacturer’s key success.

This step is done to fulfill the users need as well as following the world’s trend. By this reason, Olympus also pays more attention on this thing. Not only upgrading the specification, but they also upgraded the look of it. Are you curious about it? Here is the review of Olympus E-450 camera Look.

Olympus E-450 Manual camera back sideOlympus E-450 manual shows that the camera brings glass fiber reinforced plastic on its body. This material is quite strong to protect the camera from scratch and splash. Talking about the outlook, it will be easy to grip the camera with its 130 x 91 x 53 mm body dimension. Moreover, it is supported by a very lightweight body at 380 gram not including the battery and lens. Having this measurement, there’s no doubt that this portable camera belongs to one of the world’s lightest and smallest DSLRs.

The Specification of Olympus E-450

The upgraded version of Olympus E-420, the new Olympus E-450 has officially released on May 2009. It takes around year for Olympus to revise their previous product and fix the issue and problem on the E-420. Even it looks very similar in terms of outlook; the new E-450 saves lots of secret to reveal. So, to sum up, below are the complete explanation about this camera and the comparison to its predecessor.

Olympus E-450 focuses on three taglines; usability, functionality, and portability. Usability means that this camera provides very easy operation and straight out of the box. Functionality means the E-450 offers functional Three Art Filters, Improved Live View, Perfect Shot Preview, and TruePic III+ Image Processor.

Olympus E-450 Manual - all camera sidesBased on the Olympus E-450 manual, you will find 10 megapixels Live MOS sensor technology as the heart of camera. This sensor is supported by Supersonic Wave Filter that works very well in dust protection.

Unfortunately, Olympus seems to not learn from their previous product by not including the video recording module in this product. Focusing at the lens system, Four Thirds lens series featured 3.8x optical zoom with f/4.0-5.6 aperture.

Thing you would love most is the fabulous 2.7” Hyper Crystal II LCD that has up to 176 degree of viewing angle. For bigger data saving, the users are free to use dual memory slots for xD-Picture and Compact Flash Card. The built-in flash is more than your expectation since you are able to operate it wirelessly, as stated in Olympus E-450 manual. In light sensitivity setting, the E-450 offers adjustable ISO setting from ISO 100 up to ISO 1600.

Quick Specification of Olympus E-450

Body type
Body type Compact SLR
Max resolution 3648 x 2736
Other resolutions 3200 x 2400, 2560 x 1920, 1600 x 1200, 1280 x 960, 1024 x 768, 640 x 480
Image ratio w:h 04:03
Effective pixels 10 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 12 megapixels
Sensor size Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
Sensor type CMOS
Processor TruePic III
ISO Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
White balance presets 8
Custom white balance Yes
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Standard, High, Super High
Optics & Focus
Autofocus Contrast Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Selective single-point
Live View
Live View
Digital zoom No
Manual focus Yes (lens focus by wire)
Number of focus points 3
Lens mount Four Thirds
Focal length multiplier
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 2.7″
Screen dots 230,000
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder coverage 95%
Viewfinder magnification 0.92×
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 60 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes
Built-in flash Yes (pop-up)
Flash range 12.00 m (at ISO 100)
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Flash modes Auto, Auto FP, Manual, Red-Eye
Continuous drive 3.5 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 12 sec)
Metering modes Multi
Exposure compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Storage types Compact Flash (Type I or II), xD Picture Card
Storage included None
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Remote control Yes (Wire/ InfraRed)
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion rechargeable
Weight (inc. batteries) 426 g (0.94 lb / 15.03 oz)
Dimensions 130 x 91 x 53 mm (5.12 x 3.58 x 2.09″)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes

Olympus E-450 Price and Impression

Olympus E-450 Manual User Guide and Detail SpecificationHaving all this superiority, Olympus E-450 is indeed a great upgraded version of its predecessor. Lots of advanced features can be found on this product and give unforgettable joy in photography.

The Olympus E-450 is available in three configurations; Olympus E-450 Double Zoom Kit, Olympus E-450 Lens Kit, and body only. It is such a wrong decision for not including the E-450 on your wish list to buy. Get it at 700 USD for body only and tell us your experience.

Olympus E-450 Manual User Guide

We have said previously that the purpose of this article is to bring the Olympus E-450 Manual onto the surface. With this manual, we hope that we can help both user and enthusiast to understand about this camera product more than before.

So, after all, they can be better in operating as well as treating this camera. And one thing to be noted, that we will provide the Olympus E-450 Manual in PDF file format. So, before downloading it, make sure that you have PDF reader software installed in it.

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