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The Accura Zoom 80S Compact Camera from Olympus

Melville, NY - Olympus America Inc. is pleased to introduce the Accura Zoom 80S compact camera. Along with the versatility of a 38-80mm zoom lens, the Accura Zoom 80S showcases the new highly stylized design of the Olympus Accura Series, with a starry-metallic finish and slim, elegant lines. It also offers a full complement of features that add up to superior performance at an affordable price.

Simply Sleek

Stylish and portable, the Accura Zoom 80S is the right choice for nearly every occasion. Its outstanding cost performance reflects a very affordable price combined with a compact and lightweight design, a 38-80mm 2x-plus zoom lens and a number of functions.

Designed for high resolution and compact lines, a high-performance aspherical lens holds down the size of the lens group. With this miniaturization, the body is exceptionally slim with a depth of only 1.6 inches.

A sliding lens barrier enhances both convenience and style, while a starry-metallic finish adds to the good looks. There is also the convenience of four flash modes including Red-Eye Reducing and full-range Auto Macro for shooting images up to B5-size (7.2 x 10.1inches) from as close as 2 feet.

Main Features

Compact, Lightweight Design with a High-Performance 38-80mm Zoom Lens

Although it has a 38-80mm zoom lens—with magnification of more than 2x—the Accura Zoom 80S is compact and lightweight. A high-performance aspherical lens helps to minimize the size and weight of the lens groups without compromising the high resolution. The trim design measures only 4.6 (W) x 2.4 (H) inches, and weighs 6.9 ounces. The depth has been cut to only 1.6 inches.

Stylish and Contemporary Design

A sliding lens barrier adds to the function and style of the design. Along with the slim body, the starry-metallic finish highlights the camera's eye-catching looks and striking lines.

Versatile Flash Modes

Multi-function flash modes make it easy for anyone to take great flash photographs. There is also a Soft Flash system that automatically adjusts the intensity of the illumination according to the distance from the subject.


In low light, the flash fires automatically to ensure the illumination is appropriate.

Red-Eye Reducing

This mode reduces red-eye, a common problem with flash portraits taken in low light. When the shutter button is pressed, a series of pre-flashes is emitted before the main flash fires.

Flash Off

With the flash always off in this mode, it is suited to capturing the mood of the moment or occasions


The flash fires every time in this mode. It is especially helpful in eliminating unnatural shadows on a subject.

Other Features

Full-Range Auto Macro

Macro shots up to about B5-size (7.2 x 10.1 inches) can be taken from as close as 2 feet (at the 80 mm

telephoto setting).Focus LockThis convenient feature keeps the subject in sharp focus no matter how the photographer adjusts the composition.

Optional Remote Control

With the optional remote control, it is easy to trigger the shutter from as far as 16.4 feet.

The suggested list price of the Accura 80S is $206.00

Olympus America distributes a wide range of products for consumer, scientific, health care, commercial, and industrial markets. These include 35mm, Advanced Photo System and digital cameras, binoculars, Microcassette and digital voice recorders, printers, medical and industrial endoscopes, biological and metallurgical microscopes and measuring instruments, clinical analyzers and other high technology products. Olympus America is also responsible for sales in Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.

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Accura Zoom 80S

Type: Full automatic 35mm autofocus lens-shutter camera with built-in 38-80mm zoom lensFilm: 35 mm standard DX-coded film (24 x 36 mm)
Lens: Olympus lens 38-80mm, F4.5-8.9, 5 elements in 4 groups
Shutter: Programmed electronic shutter<
Viewfinder: Real-image zoom viewfinder (with autofocus mark, close-up correction marks, autofocus indicator and flash indicator)
Focusing: Active-type autofocus system. Focus lock possible.
Focusing range: 2 feet to infinity
Exposure Control Programmed automatic exposure control
Auto exposure range: Wide angle: EV3.4 - EV16
Telephoto: EV5.3 - EV17
Exposure Counter Progressive type with automatic reset, displayed on LCD panel.
Self-timer: Electronic self-timer with approx. 12 sec. delay
Remote Control: Infrared remote control unit with approx. 3 sec. delay (optional) Film Speed
Range: Automatic setting with DX-coded film with ISO 50, 100, 200, 400, 800,1600 and 3200. Other intermediate film speeds are automatically set to the next lower speed. For non-DX-coded film and film with less than ISO 50, film speed is set to ISO 100.

Film Loading: Automatic loading (Automatically advances to the first frame when the camera back is closed)
Film Advance: Automatic film winding
Film Rewind: Automatic film rewind (automatic rewind activation at the end of film, automatic rewind stop). Rewind possible at any point with rewind button.
Flash: Built-in flash
Recycling time: Approx. 0.5 - 7 sec. (at normal temperature and with new batteries) Flash Working
Range: Wide angle: 2.0 – 12.5 feet
Telephoto: Wide angle: 2.0 – 24.9 feet
Telephoto: 2.0 – 6.2 feet with ISO 100 color negative film
Wide angle: 2.0 – 12.5 feet Telephoto: 2.0 – 12.5 feet with ISO 400 color negative film
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-Eye Reducing, Off and Fill-In
Battery Check: Displayed on LCD panel
Power Source: Two 1.5V alkaline AAA/LR03 batteries (LR03)
Dimensions: 4.6 (W) x 2.4 (H) x 1.6 (D) inches (without grip and other protrusions) Weight 6.9 ounces (without batteries)

*Specifications and design are subject to change without notice.