Olympus C-420L (1997)

The Olympus C-420L was announced on 1997-06-19, together with the Olympus C-820L. According to Olympus they both were the world's first two digital cameras with function mode. The US model name was D-220L. The internal memory was scrapped and the camera now had the possibility to store images on Smart Media cards. The C-420L had the best image quality in the VGA class according to Olympus. The body was silver colored whereas the C-820L was champagne colored. Apart from that the only difference was that the C-820L had a bigger sensor.
 
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Specifications

  • Brand: Olympus
  • Model: C-420L
  • First mentioned: 1997
  • Marketed: yes
  • MSRP: $799
  • Imager Type: 0.35MP 1/3" CCD
  • Resolution: 640x480
  • Internal Storage: -
  • External Storage: Smart Media
  • Lens: f=5mm /F2.8
  • Shutter: 1/4s - 1/500s
  • Aperture Range: F2.8 / F5.6 / F11
  • LCD screen size: 2" LCD
  • Size: 128 x 65 x 45mm
  • Weight: 260 gr.
  • Remarks: Olympus D-220L in the US

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