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Olympus E-420 Digital SLR - ISO Performance

Over the next few pages we show a range of test shots. On this page the full size image at the minimum and maximum ISO settings have been reduced to let you see the full image, and a series of full resolution crops have taken from original images at a range of ISO settings to show the overall image quality.
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This is the full image at ISO 100

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ISO 100 has very good noise control and tonality

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ISO 200 maintains the fine detail and is noise free

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ISO 400 is very acceptable with just a little bit of noise creeping in

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ISO 800 has more noise but images are still usable

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ISO 1600 has an even distribution of noise but is still acceptable - just gritty

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