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FE-290 Digital Camera (Black)
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Olympus FE-290 Digital Camera (Black)

Condition: Brand new, USA Warranty
The FE-290 (Black) was built to let you capture more of all your favorite people and places. The wide-angle lens combines with 4x optical zoom and an extra large 3.0" LCD to fit more in every photo you frame.

The FE-290 was built to let you capture more of all your favorite people and places. The wide-angle lens combines with 4x optical zoom and an extra large 3.0" LCD to fit more in every photo you frame. It's ideal for shooting everything from panoramic landscapes to indoor group shots where there isn't much room to back up.



  • The FE-290's high-resolution, 7.1-megapixel imager delivers superior quality in larger prints without sacrificing detail.
  • The 4x wide optical zoom provides an expansive field of view to ensure you don't miss anything or anyone in your shot. Great for shooting indoors, group portraits and amazing landscape pictures.
  • Extra-Large 3.0" high-resolution screen is one of the largest LCDs available on a compact digital camera. It makes it simple and fun to shoot and share. The LCD Backlight Boost Button increases the LCDs brightness for even better outdoor visibility.
  • Digital Image Stabilization provides high ISO sensitivity and faster shutter speeds so you can freeze the action to capture sharp, blur-free images, even if you or your subject is moving.
  • Learn as you go with the easy-to-understand tips from the In-Camera Help Guides. A brief description of camera settings and features can be conveniently displayed on the LCD at the push of a button.
  • Always get the best shot with 17 Shooting Modes. The preset Shooting Modes optimize your camera's settings for sharp, brilliant photos. Modes include Portrait, Sunset, Night Scene, Sports, Landscape and many more. 
  • Capture your fondest memories in full motion using TV-quality Movie with sound.
  • The in-camera My Favorites album stores your favorite images so you can easily share with friends and family, anytime.
  • The FE-290's Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery provides long-lasting, economical shooting power so you'll never miss that important shot.




Imager 7.1 Megapixels (effective), 1/2.5" CCD (1.0cm)
Lens 4.55 mm - 18.2 mm (28 - 112 mm equivalent in 35mm photography), 7 Lenses in 6 Groups, 3 Aspherical Lenses
Zoom 4x Optical Zoom + 4x Digital Zoom (Seamless to 16x)
LCD 3.0" (7.6cm) LCD with Backlight Boost Button, approx. 234,000 pixels 2 Steps Brightness Adjustment
Viewfinder N/A
Focus System CCD Contrast Detection
Focus Range Normal mode:
Wide: 15.8" - infinity (0.4m - infinity)
Tele: 23.6" - infinity (0.6m - infinity)
Macro mode:
Wide: 7.9" - infinity (0.2m - infinity)
Tele: 13.8" - infinity (0.35m - infinity)
Super Macro mode:
2.0" (5cm)
Focus Mode iESP Auto
Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec. -1/2 sec.
ISO Auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 640 (equivalent)
Metering Mode Digital ESP Metering
White Balance Auto
Exposure Compensation +/-2 EV steps in 1/3 EV steps
Recording Modes Still Image: JPEG
Movie: AVI Motion JPEG
Adjustment Resolutions 3,072 x 2,304 (SHQ / HQ)
2,048 x 1,536 (SQ1)
640 x 480 (SQ2)
1,920 x 1,080 (16:9)
Shooting Modes 17 shooting modes; Auto, Program Auto, Digital Image Stabilization, Scene Modes (1. PORTRAIT, 2. LANDSCAPE, 3. NIGHT+PORTRAIT, 4. SPORT, 5. INDOOR, 6. CANDLE, 7. SELF PORTRAIT, 8. SUNSET, 9. FIREWORKS, 10. CUISINE, 11. BEHIND GLASS, 12. DOCUMENTS, 13.AUCTION), Movie
Panorama Modes Up to 10 frames automatically stitchable with OLYMPUS Master software when using Olympus brand xD-Picture Card?
Sequential Shooting N/A
Shooting Assist Functions Shooting Guide
Movie Mode AVI Movie with Sound: 640x480/15fps (SHQ)
320x240/15fps (HQ)
Image Processing N/A
Noise Reduction Set automatically at shutter speeds of 0.5 second or longer in specific scene modes
Image Playback Still Image: Single, Index Display (4/9/16/25), Up to 10x Enlargement, Slideshow, Rotation, My Favorites
Movie: Normal, Reverse, Frame-by-Frame
Playback Edit Effects Still Image: Resize, Rotation
Movie: N/A
Flash Built-in
Flash Modes Auto (for low light and backlit conditions)
Red-Eye Reduction
Flash Working Range Wide: 1.3ft (0.4m) - 12.8ft. (3.9m) at ISO 400
Tele: 1.3ft. (0.4m) - 6.6ft. (2.0m) at ISO 400
Selftimer 12 Seconds
Memory 6.9MB Internal Memory
Removable Media Card xD-Picture Card (1GB, 2GB)
Outer Connectors Multi-Terminal (USB Connector, Audio/Video Output), DC Input
Auto-connect USB USB 2.0 Full-Speed (USB Mass Storage)
System Requirements Auto-Connect USB: Windows 2000/XP/VISTA with USB port, Mac OS X v10.3 or later with USB port
Software: Windows 2000PRO/XP/VISTA, Mac OS X v10.3 or later
Operating Environment Operation: 32 Deg  - 104 Deg F (0 Deg  - 40 Deg C), 30% - 90% humidity
Storage: -4 Deg  - 140 Deg F (-20 Deg  - 60 Deg C), 10% - 90% humidity
Power Supply Li-ion Rechargeable Battery (LI-42B), AC Adapter (D-7AC)
Size 3.9"W x 2.2"H x 1.0" D (97.7mm x 55.7mm x 26.5mm)
Weight 5.1oz (142g) without battery and media card


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