The Olympus Stylus 120 (aka mju-III 120) is an excellent quality weatherproof 35mm point-and-shoot and one of the last models in the company's legendary Stylus/Stylus Epic/mju series. The camera features a sophisticated 38-120mm lens, here's its description:
By use of a 7-group, 8-element lens configuration featuring two double-sided aspherical lenses and an ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass lens, this camera succeeds in achieving sharp and high-quality photography while maintaining a slim body design.
Although this is a very simple camera to use in its automatic mode, it also has a number of advanced features for serious creative photography, including: spot metering; multiple autofocus points for non-centered compositions; focus lock; and force infinity focus to name just a few. This camera also features an adjustable eyepiece which is handy for nearsighted people who prefer to take pictures with their glasses off.
Condition notes The camera is in excellent functional and aesthetic condition (see photos). The original case is included. We tested this camera with film and it delivered excellent quality, sharp and correctly exposed images.
Options If you opt for '+ battery' you'll get a new CR123 3 volt lithium battery; if you choose '+ battery & film' you'll also get a 24-exposure roll of FujiColor 200 film.
Type: Fully automatic 35 mm autofocus lens-shutter camera with built-in 38- 120 mm zoom lens.
Film format: 35 mm standard DX-coded film (24 x 36 mm).
Lens: Olympus lens, 38 - 120 mm, F5.6 - 12.6, 8 elements in 7 groups.
Shutter: Programmed electronic shutter.
Viewfinder: Real image zoom view viewfinder (with autofocus marks, close-up correction marks, green lamp [autofocus indicator], orange lamp [flash indicator] and diopter adjustment).
Focusing: Passive-type multi-autofocus system (max.11 points). Focus lock possible. Focusing range - 0.6 m (2.0 ft) - (infinity).
Exposure control: Programmed automatic exposure control, 3-zone light metering. Auto exposure range - EV3 (F5.6, 4-sec) - EV16 (F10.2,1/630 sec) at wide angle, EV5.3 (F12.6,4-sec) - EV17 (F18,1/410 sec) at telephoto.
Exposure counter: Progressive type displayed on LCD panel.
Selftimer: Electronic selftimer with approx. 12-sec. delay.
Remote control: Infrared remote control unit with approx. 3-sec. delay.
Film speed range: Automatic setting with DX-coded film (IS050,100, 200,400, 800,1600 or 3200). Other intermediate film speeds will be automatically set for next lower speed. Non-DX-coded film is set at IS0100.
Film loading: Automatic loading. (Automatically advances to first frame when camera back is closed.)
Film advance: Automatic film winding.
Film rewind: Automatic film rewind (automatic rewind activation at end of film, automatic rewind stop). Rewind possible at any point with mid-roll rewind button.
Flash: Built-in pop-up flash. Recycling time - Approx. 0.5 - 5.5 sec. (at normal temperature, with new battery). Flash working range - 0.6 - 4.5 m (2.0 -14.8 ft) at wide angle and 0.6 - 2.0 m (2.0 - 6.6 ft) at telephoto with ISO 100 color negative film; 0.6-9.0 m (2.0 - 29.6 ft) at wide angle and 0.6 - 4.0 m (2.0 - 13.2 ft) at telephoto with IS0 400 color negative film.
Flash modes: Auto Flash (automatic flash activation in low-light, backlight and fluorescent light), Red-Eye Reduction Flash (same as Auto otherwise), Flash-Off (flash override with shutter speed extended to 2-sec. max.), Fill-In (forced activation), Night Scene flash (with shutter speed extended to 4-sec. max.) and Red-Eye Reduction Night Scene Flash (with shutter speed extended to 4-sec. max.)
Exposure modes: Auto Exposure, Spot Metering and Infinity.
Other modes: Selftimer, Remote Control and Camera Shake Indicator.
Battery check: Displayed on LCD panel.
Power source: One 3 V lithium battery (DL123A or CR123A).
Dimensions: 116 (W) x 60.5 (H) x 42 (D) mm (4.6 x 2.4 x 1.7 in) (extruding protrusions).
Weight: 205 g (7.2 oz) (without battery).
Other: All-weather design.
Date Unit Specifications
Types of data recording: (1) None. (2) Year-month-day. (3) Month-day-year. (4) Day-month-year. (5) Day-hour-minute.
External display of recorded data: Continuous LCD panel display.