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Why does the Olympus E-20N have a built-in lens instead of having interchangeable lenses?

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Re: Built-in lens

The built-in lens "all-in-one" designed to be digital, which means it is specifically matched to the CCD. Cameras offering interchangeable lenses are designed for 35mm film, which usually does not have sufficient resolution for a Megapixel CCD sensor. When interchangeable lenses are removed from the body, the CCD and internal mechanisms are exposed to dust in the environment. Contaminants are a much bigger problem on digital cameras since the CCD is much smaller that a 35mm film plane. One of the primary reasons for using interchangeable lenses is for a wide variety of focal lengths. The E-20N contains a 4x optical zoom 9mm-36mm (35mm-140mm equivalent in 35mm photography) built-in lens. In addition, there are wide angle, telephoto and macro add-on lenses. Some interchangeable lenses cost as much as the E-20 camera itself. Other lenses that were originally designed for film cameras do not deliver same focal length on a film camera as a digital camera. For example, a wide-angle 28mm lens attached to a digital camera would only provide 56mm equivalence. This system offers great flexibility and will suit approximately 95% of most shooting needs.

Posted on Aug 31, 2005

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Olympus offers the following add-on lens accessory options: MCON-35 Macro Extension Lens (equivalent to 1/4 life size, subject size that will fill the frame is approximately 1.4" x 1.9" f2.4 Tele/f2.0 Wide, 72mm filter size) minimum focusing distance - 4.75 inches. WCON-08B Wide Extension Lens (equivalent to 28mm f2.0 in 35mm photography, 105mm filter size) minimum focusing distance - 3.6 inches TCON-14B 1.45X Tele Extension Lens (equivalent to 200mm f2.4 in 35mm photography, 86mm filter size-tentative) minimum focusing distance -1 ft. TCON-300S Tele Extension Lens (equivalent to 420mm f2.8 in 35mm photography, 49mm filter size) minimum focusing distance - minimum focusing distance - 3.9 ft.

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WCON


The built-in flash cannot be used with the WCON-08B. The WCON-08B blocks the path of light from the built-in flash. An external flash should be used, for example, the FL-40 sits much higher, therefore the path of light is not blocked by the extension lens.

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Macro mode


The lens shade is blocking light from the built-in flash, remove the lens shade.

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No, the wide angle and telephoto extension lenses are specifically designed only to extend the focal length of the existing E-10/20N lens. Their specific purpose is to be a fixed focal length.

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