Olympus CAMEDIA C-7070 Wide Zoom Digital Camera

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Olympus, the industry leader in opto-digital technologies and pioneer in the
digital camera market, today introduced the high-performance Olympus CAMEDIA
C-7070 WIDE ZOOM digital camera. With its sturdy magnesium-alloy body, the
7.1-megapixel C-7070 WIDE ZOOM convincingly provides the results for versatility
and excellence in all facets of photography. A high-quality lens (f2.8-4.8) with
aspherical and ED elements offers a focal range commencing at a wide-angle 27mm
and extending all the way to 110mm (35mm equivalent) for 4x optical zoom power.
In addition, a special 143-point dual autofocus system that enables predictive
measurements for back or forward moving subjects has been incorporated in a
compact Olympus camera for the very first time. The Olympus CAMEDIA C-7070 WIDE
ZOOM is now immediately available at all major retailers and dealers at a
recommended retail price of S$ 1,199 (inclusive of GST).

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Olympus, the industry leader in opto-digital technologies and pioneer in the
digital camera market, today introduced the high-performance Olympus CAMEDIA
C-7070 WIDE ZOOM digital camera.

With its sturdy magnesium-alloy body, the 7.1-megapixel C-7070 WIDE ZOOM
convincingly provides the results for versatility and excellence in all facets
of photography. A high-quality lens (f2.8-4.8) with aspherical and ED elements
offers a focal range commencing at a wide-angle 27mm and extending all the way
to 110mm (35mm equivalent) for 4x optical zoom power.

In addition, a special 143-point dual autofocus system that enables predictive
measurements for back or forward moving subjects has been incorporated in a
compact Olympus camera for the very first time. This is coupled with the full
manual control that is provided to ensure there is no limit to creativity and
for taking advantage of the camera’s outstanding capabilities.
Compositions may be framed or checked on the multi-angle 4.5cm (1.8”) Sunshine
LCD monitor. And if that is not enough, the C-7070 WIDE ZOOM is compatible with
a range of accessories to extend the areas of application even further.

Perfect images from up close, at a distance and of wide-angle scenes
The C-7070 WIDE ZOOM brings together everything a photographer could possibly
need for just about any shooting opportunity. With 7.1 megapixels, even the
finest aspects of an image are captured in minute detail.

Supporting this is the bright f2.8-4.8, high-precision lens which comprise eight
elements arranged in seven groups, and incorporating two aspherical lenses and
one low-refractive-index ED (Extra-low Dispersion) element.

The 4x zooming range extends to 110mm from an ultra-wide-angle starting point of
just 27mm (35mm camera equivalents). This makes the C-7070 WIDE ZOOM ideally
suited for architects, interior designers and other users who require an
extremely wide-angle view.

Due to the use of a lens system tailor-made for digital photography and
featuring nearly telecentric optics, cornershading at wide viewing angles is not
an issue. The C-7070 WIDE ZOOM is even geared for extreme close-ups. From just
3cm away, this model can fill a frame with a subject of just 20.7 x 27.8mm in
Super Macro mode.

Remains in focus – even with moving subjects
Equipped with a 143-point dual autofocus system, photographers are assured crisp
image capture at all times. Arranged in a 13×11 grid pattern, 75% of the frame’s
vertical and about 87.5% of its horizontal area is covered.

Both a passive external sensor and a CCD-based TTL contrast detection system are
used for gaining the most accurate readings and an AF illuminator is on hand for
extra precision when shooting in darkness.

In addition, featured in an Olympus compact camera for the very first time is
the AF target function which facilitates sharp exposures of moving subjects with
its predictive process.

The external AF sensor detects the distance of the back or forward moving
subject and then calculates its predictive location at the moment of shutter
release. At this point, an AF target mark appears on the camera’s LCD to enable
verification that the correct subject has been tracked.

Supports any creative impulse
While the C-7070 WIDE ZOOM comes with a full suite of automatic functions –
including seven scene programmes that integrate interesting settings even for
underwater shooting – full manual control options are also available for
ambitious photographers. Users will also have complete control over the exposure
– for focus, white balance, ISO, aperture or shutter speed and more.

Naturally, this camera is not limited to still photos, as videos with sound may
be captured, with recording limited only by the size of the memory media. In SHQ
mode recording at 30 fps for up to 20 seconds is possible. Results can be viewed
on the 4.5cm (1.8”) multi-angle Sunshine LCD monitor, which is fixed to a
flexible hinge and can be tilted up and swivelled round by 270° to provide a
clear view of the subject even from difficult perspectives.

Speed is the key
Not only does the C-7070 WIDE ZOOM boast a swift start-up and enjoy a very low
shutter release time lag to ensure users capture that one-off moment, it is also
equipped with TruePic TURBO. Image processing is therefore considerably
accelerated to allow faster shot-to-shot performance while improving image
definition and fidelity.

Accessories to expand the areas of application
A range of accessories can quite literally broaden the horizons of this model
even further. With the WCON-07 converter, a wide-angle focal length equivalent
of just 18.9mm can be achieved.

On the other end of the spectrum, the new TCON-30C tele conversion lens extends
the maximum focal length to an amazing 330mm – without any loss in aperture.
Matched with the new FR-100 flash adapter and either SRF-11 or STF-22 ring or
twin flash units from the Olympus E-System, this represents a fascinating option
for dentists, dermatologists as well as those taking technical macro shots.
Furthermore, thanks to its hot shoe, external flash units such as the Olympus
FL-20, FL-36 or FL-50 can be connected. Underwater photographers are not left
out either as the PT-027 Underwater Case, which will be available soon, offers
protection up to a water pressure depth equivalent of 40 metres.

The marriage of wide-angle and zoom capabilities, intelligent technology
enhancing performance, full manual control as well as add-on accessories makes
this magnesium-alloy bodied model a top choice for ambitious photographers on
just about any assignment.

The main features of CAMEDIA C-7070 WIDE ZOOM :

  • 7.1 megapixels
  • 4x optical zoom (equiv. 27-110mm) f2.8-4.8 with eight elements in seven
    groups including two aspherical elements and one ED element
  • Dual 143-point AF system with Predictive AF
  • Multi-angle 4.5cm (1.8”) Sunshine LCD monitor with 134,000 pixels
  • Programme, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority and Full Manual modes
  • Hot shoe
  • Robust magnesium-alloy body with ergonomic design
  • Produces JPEG, TIFF and RAW file data
  • Movie recording function with sound
  • Records to xD-Picture Card, CompactFlash Type I & II
  • TruePic TURBO image processor and PictBridge compatibility
  • Variety of accessories are available, including :
    – WCON-07 wide-angle conversion lens
    – TCON-30C tele conversion lens
    – PT-027 Underwater Case (available soon)
    – System flashes such as FL-20, FL-36 or FL-50 and in combination with the new
    FR-100 flash adapter either SRF-11 or STF-22 ring or twin flash units from the
    Olympus E-System
  • High speed sequence shooting: 10 frames at 1.4 fps in HQ mode
  • Shipped with Olympus Master 1.1 software, 32MB xD-Picture Card,
    rechargeable BLM-1 lithium ion battery, and charger.

Availability
The Olympus CAMEDIA C-7070 WIDE ZOOM is now immediately available at all major
retailers and dealers at a recommended retail price of S$ 1,199 (inclusive of GST).

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