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Olympus E-100 RS

alaTest has collected and analyzed 64 reviews of Olympus E-100 RS. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Views about the design and zoom are overall positive. The lens and price are also appreciated, whereas many are critical about the size and memory.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Olympus E-100 RS is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Rick Oldano (

Olympus America, contact Olympus E-100 RS


Image-stabilization mode ; Accepts CompactFlash Type II and SmartMedia ; Ability to shoot 15 frames per second

Noisy images ; Slow zoom controls ; One-megapixel CCD

Apr, 2001

Expert review by : Steve's Digicams (

Olympus E-100RS


Continue on to Page Two Download a 2-page Olympus E-100RS brochure (.pdf 64Kb) Olympus Camedia E-100RS Specifications Product Type EVF-type SLR with 1.8-inch color TFT LCD monitor Memory 3.3V SmartMedia (SSFDC) Card (2MB, 4MB, 8MB, 16MB 32MB and 64MB)...

Feb, 2001

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Olympus Camedia E-100 Rapid Shot Digital Camera Review: Intro and Highlights


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Jan, 2001

Expert review by : Jeff Keller (

Olympus E-100 Rapid Shot


How does Olympus pull this off? Well, for one, there's less information to work with -- the camera uses a 1.5 Megapixel CCD, as opposed to the 2-4 Mpixel cameras we're used to. In addition to this, there's a lot of buffer memory (I'm not sure how much)...

Amazing 15 frames per second captures action like no other consumer digital camera ; 10X optical zoom ; Full manual controls ; Manual white balance ; Support for external flash ; Uncompressed TIFF format ; 640 x 480 movies with sound ; Both SmartMedia...

Expensive ; Only 1.5 Megapixel ; Does the Microdrive work or not

It's hard to compare the Olympus E-100 Rapid Shot to other cameras, since there isn't another camera like it on the market. It's ability to shoot 15 frames per second is unmatched by any prosumer digital camera out there. While it's resolution is only...

Mar, 2001

Expert review by : Daryl Grant (neoseeker)

Olympus E-100RS Digital Camera Review


Olympus is a well respected manufacturer of optical technology. They produce everything from value-priced cameras to industrial-grade microscopes. Some of their more intriguing products include their C-211 Zoom which is a digital camera and printer in...

Unexpected Scenery (Quality: HQ) Unfortunately for this photo, I only had enough memory left to take one HQ-quality picture which is a shame considering how excellent the sunset was. On the upside, this is another prime example of the quality you can...

Mar, 2001

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