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The Olympus OCS-500 Colposcope Features Innovative Optical Focusing

MELVILLE, NY, May 30, 2002 -- The Medical Systems Group of OLYMPUS AMERICA INC. announces the introduction of the OCS-500 Colposcope, featuring innovative optical focusing and 6x continuous zoom. Now users can adjust focus and zoom by moving control knobs with their fingertips, rather than having to reposition the colposcope head. With the control knobs conveniently placed near the grip, operation is smoother and faster, minimizing stress, reducing exam time and enhancing performance.

In addition the OCS-500 contains a universal illumination and video system enabling it to function as an imaging platform for office hysteroscopy and other endoscopic procedures.

Other features include a flat screen monitor, digital video recorder and adapters for digital and 35mm cameras, making imaging and documentation easier than ever.

An increased number of arm joints provides freer movement, with all cables able to be placed within the arm and out of the way. And its compact video display and overall design makes the Olympus OCS-500 easier to move, as it takes up less space.

To learn more about the Olympus OCS-500 Colposcope or other OLYMPUS products, please call us at 800-548-5515. Or visit our web site located at www.olympusamerica.com/ocs-500.

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