Olympus μ9000

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The Olympus µ-9000 (also known as the 'Stylus 9000') is the flagship model of Olympus' µ-Series line of point-and-shoot digital cameras. The µ Series consists of compact cameras characterized by small profiles, relatively great optical zoom function, and a focus on stylish outward appearance.


Features Specifications
Image Sensor 12 Megapixels (effective), 1/2.33" CCD
Focal Length/Lens Configuration 5.0 – 50.0mm (28 – 280mm equivalent in 35mm photography) 9 Lenses in 6 Groups, 5 Aspherical Lenses, 1 ED Lens
Zoom 10x Optical Zoom + 5x Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture F3.2 (W) / F5.9 (T)
Display 2.7" (6.9 cm) HyperCrystalTM III LCD with Backlight Boost, approx. 230,000 dots

5 Steps Brightness Adjustment

Focus System CCD Contrast Detection
Focus Range (from lens surface) Normal mode: Wide: 19.7" – infinity (0.5m – infinity)

Tele: 39.4" - infinity (1.0m - infinity) Macro mode: Wide: 3.9" – infinity (0.1m – infinity) Tele: 35.4" – infinity (0.9m – infinity) Super Macro mode: 0.39" – 19.7" (1 cm – 50 cm)

Focus Mode iESP Auto, Spot AF, Face Detection AF
Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec. –1/4 sec. (up to 4 sec. in Night Scene mode)
ISO Sensitivity (SOS: Standard Output Sensitivity) Auto, High Auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Exposure Metering Digital ESP Metering, Spot Metering, Face Detection AE (when Face Detection AF is selected)
White Balance Control Auto, Presets (Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten and 3 Fluorescents)
Exposure Compensation ±2 EV steps in 1/3 EV steps
Image File Format Still Image: JPEG

Movie: AVI Motion JPEG

Number of Recorded Pixels 12MP (3,968 x 2,976)

5MP (2,560 x 1,920) 3MP (2,048 x 1,536) 2MP (1,600 x 1,200) 1MP (1,280 x 960) VGA (640 x 480) 16:9 (1,920 x 1,080)

Motion Blur Suppression Dual Image Stabilization
Shooting Modes 19 Shooting Modes;

Intelligent Auto, Program Auto, Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization, Beauty Mode, Scene Modes (1. PORTRAIT, 2. LANDSCAPE, 3. NIGHT SCENE. 4. NIGHT+PORTRAIT, 5. SPORT, 6. INDOOR, 7. CANDLE, 8. SELF PORTRAIT, 9. SUNSET, 10. FIREWORKS, 11. CUISINE, 12. DOCUMENTS, 13. BEACH & SNOW, 14. PRE-CAPTURE MOVIE), Movie

Panorama In-Camera Panorama, PC Panorama (Up to 10 frames automatically stitchable with Olympus Master software)
Continuous Shooting High speed: 5.0 frames per second, 11 frames (3MP)

Normal speed: 0.9 frames per second, 21 frames (12MP)

Shooting Assist Functions Perfect Shot Preview, Histogram, Frame Assist, Voice Recording (records voice for 2–3 seconds in each shot to serve like a Voice Memo)
Movie Mode AVI Movie (M-JPEG ~12–13 Mbit/s) with Sound (PCM, Mono, 8 bits, 64 kbit/s, 8 kHz):

640x480 (30/15fps) 320x240 (30/15fps)

Image Processing TruePic III Image Processor
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, Calendar, Histogram, Voice Playback

Movie: Normal, Fast-Forward, Reverse, Frame-by-Frame, Voice Playback

Playback Edit Effects Still Image: Red-Eye Fix, Shadow Adjustment Edit, Beauty Fix, Resize, Cropping, Black & White, Sepia, Calendar, Saturation

Movie: Frame Index

Flash Built-in
Flash Modes Auto (for low light and backlit conditions)

Red-Eye Reduction Fill-in Off

Flash Working Range Wide: 0.66 ft (0.2m) – 17.7 ft (5.4m) at ISO 800

Tele: 3.0 ft (0.9m) – 9.8 ft (3.0m) at ISO 800

Self-Timer 12 Seconds
Memory 45MB internal memory
Removable Media Card xD-Picture Card (1GB, 2GB), microSD (MASD-1 microSD adapter is required)
Outer Connectors Multi-Terminal (USB Connector, Audio/Video Output, DC Input*)
  • Optional DC Coupler (CB-MA3) is required.
Auto-Connect USB USB 2.0 High-Speed (USB Mass Storage)
System Requirements Auto-Connect USB: Windows 2000/XP/VISTA with USB port, Mac OS X 10.3 or later with USB port

Software: Windows 2000PRO/XP/VISTA, Mac OS X 10.3 - 10.5

Operating temperature/Humidity Operation: 32° – 104 °F (0° – 40 °C)

Storage: -4° – 140 °F (-20° – 60 °C) Operation: 30% – 90% Storage: 10% – 90%

Power Source Li-ion Rechargeable Battery (LI-50B), AC Adapter (D-7AC) with the optional DC Coupler (CB-MA3)
Battery Life (CIPA DC-002) 250 shots
Dimension 3.8"W x 2.4"H x 1.2"D

(96mm x 60mm x 31mm)

Weight 6.5oz (185g) without batteries and memory card


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