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OM-D E-M1X

It’s a pro level camera with features designed to take your work to exciting new places.

E-M1X Version 2.0 (Available Now!)

  • Bird detection AF has been added to Intelligent Subject Detection AF.
  • RAW video output to external equipment is now supported.
    See video captured with our newest firmware update.
    * Compatible external device: ATOMOS NINJA V HDR monitor recorder.
  • Focus Stacking Mode is now compatible with the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO lens.
  • Video image stabilization has been improved.
  • Focus indicator display is now available during manual focusing.

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Before updating your OM-D E-M1X, please be aware of the following:

- Be sure to have a fully charged battery in the camera. Without sufficient power, the update may fail or will not start.

- It can take up to 10 – 12 minutes in total to update the firmware on your E-M1X camera body, including downloading and writing the firmware data to the camera.

- Do not disconnect the USB cable during the update until the OK icon is displayed on the rear monitor. It will take approximately 5 minutes for the file to download, and an additional 5 minutes for the OK icon is displayed after the writing icon is displayed on the rear monitor.

- Camera settings (including date and time) will be reset when you update the firmware of your E-M1X to version 1.1. Camera menus are displayed in English after the update.

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Bird detection AF

Bird detection AF has been added to Intelligent Subject Detection AF, which was developed using AI technology (deep learning technology). The camera automatically prioritizes detection and continues focusing on a bird’s eyes so the photographer can concentrate on framing. Even when the camera fails to detect the bird’s eyes, it detects the head or body for tracking.

 

RAW video data output

RAW video output to external equipment is now supported, enabling advanced post-production tasks for video production pros. RAW video data can be output in 12 bit 4K 30P, 25P, and 24P/Cinema 4K 24P. It is recorded in Apple ProRes RAW format on the supported external output device. See video captured with our newest firmware update.

*Compatible external device: ATOMOS NINJA V HDR monitor recorder

Focus indicator display

Focus indicator display is now available during manual focusing. With this feature, users can check the focus movement direction and position estimates while shooting.

  • Focus Stacking Mode is now compatible with the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO lens.
  • Improved video image stabilization

INCLUDED IN FIRMWARE VERSION 1.1

USB raw data edit

Use the processing power of your camera to expedite the development of RAW files with Olympus Workspace* while tethered via USB.

*Requires update to Olympus Workspace v1.1. Requires USB connection. Limited to RAW data editing that can be handled internally in the camera. When moving to USB RAW data editing, editing content set thus far in the edit window is not carried over. The file saving format is JPEG only. USB RAW data editing cannot be performed simultaneously while connecting two cameras at the same time.

INCLUDED IN FIRMWARE VERSION 1.2

  • Focus Stacking Mode is now compatible with the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-45mm F4.0 PRO lens.
  • When the EVF Auto Switch is set, you can now select how the viewfinder is displayed when the monitor is open.

Off: Disables the eye sensor. Press the button to switch between the EVF display and the monitor display.

On1: The eye sensor operates regardless of whether the rear monitor is open or closed. Press the button to switch between the rear-panel monitor Live View display and Super Control Panel display.

On2: The eye sensor does not operate while the rear-panel monitor is open. Press the button to switch between the rear-panel monitor Live View display and Super Control Panel display.

When you update the firmware to Ver. 1.2, the camera's settings (except the date and time) are reset and menus will be displayed in English following the update.

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OM-D E-M1 MARK III

An advanced system of innovative technology and features designed to forever change your photography.

E-M1 Mark III Version 1.2 (Available Now!)

  • RAW video output to external equipment is now supported.
    See video captured with our newest firmware update.
    *Compatible external device: ATOMOS NINJA V HDR monitor recorder.
  • Focus Stacking Mode is now compatible with the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO lens.
  • Video image stabilization has been improved.
  • Focus indicator display is now available during manual focusing.

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SEE WHAT FIRMWARE 1.2 CAN DO FOR YOU!

Focus indicator display

Focus indicator display is now available during manual focusing. With this feature, users can check the focus movement direction and position estimates while shooting.

  • Focus Stacking Mode is now compatible with the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO lens.
  • Improved video image stabilization

 

RAW video data output

RAW video output to external equipment is now supported, enabling advanced post-production tasks for video production pros. RAW video data can be output in 12 bit 4K 30P, 25P, and 24P/Cinema 4K 24P. It is recorded in Apple ProRes RAW format on the supported external output device. See video captured with our newest firmware update.

*Compatible external device: ATOMOS NINJA V HDR monitor recorder.

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OM-D E-M1 MARK II

An advanced system of innovative technology and features designed to forever change your photography.

E-M1 Mark II Version 3.4 (Available Now!)

  • Focus Stacking Mode is now compatible with the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO lens.
  • Video image stabilization has been improved.

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INCLUDED IN FIRMWARE VERSION 3.4

  • Focus Stacking Mode is now compatible with the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO lens.
  • Video image stabilization has been improved.

INCLUDED IN FIRMWARE VERSION 3.2

  • Focus Stacking Mode is now compatible with the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-45mm F4.0 PRO lens.
  • When the EVF Auto Switch is set, you can now select how the viewfinder is displayed when the monitor is open.

Off: Disables the eye sensor. Press the button to switch between the EVF display and the monitor display.

On1: The eye sensor operates regardless of whether the rear monitor is open or closed. Press the button to switch between the rear-panel monitor Live View display and Super Control Panel display.

On2: The eye sensor does not operate while the rear-panel monitor is open. Press the button to switch between the rear-panel monitor Live View display and Super Control Panel display.

When you update the firmware to Ver. 3.2, the camera's settings (except the date and time) are reset and menus will be displayed in English following the update.

INCLUDED IN FIRMWARE VERSION 3.0

  • New AF algorithm from the OM-D E-M1X is included on the OM-D E-M1 Mark II.
  • Single AF (S-AF) enables accurate focusing on the subject even with mixed perspectives.
  • C-AF Center Priority can be turned on/off for AF Target modes other than Single, Small, and 121-point.
  • Group 25-point is now supported.
  • C-AF + MF is now supported
  • High-precision focusing even when shooting dark scenes and low-contrast subject.
  • ISO L100 has been added.
  • Low ISO Processing (Detail Priority) delivers higher resolution.
  • High ISO noise is reduced by approximately 1/3 over the OM-D E-M1 Mark II v2.3
  • OM-Log 400 for color grading video in post production
  • Focus Stacking allows selection of 3 to 15 shots to match the subject
  • Flickerless function prevents unstable exposure particularly when shooting on sequential shooting mode indoors.
  • Frame Rate Priority on LV Boost 2 is now supported.
  • USB RAW data Edit is now supported.
  • Setting changes and playback display while writing to the SD card.

Improved AF Algorithm

The new AF algorithm from the OM-D E-M1X is included on the OM-D E-M1 Mark II. High-precision AF tracking performance has been created together with professional photographers. Active use of On-chip Phase Detection information improves AF performance when shooting video.


Single AF (S-AF) enables accurate focusing on the subject even with mixed perspectives. Completely remodeled algorithm for S-AF that does not erroneously focus on the backgrounds

Improved AF target mode

C-AF Center Priority can be turned on/off for AF Target modes other than Single, Small, and 121-point. (Default setting is on) Provides assistance in peripheral areas when AF cannot focus on the central area. Effective for subjects that move vigorously. Furthermore, Group 25-point is supported now.

 

Low ISO processing (Detail priority)

“Low ISO Processing (Detail Priority)” delivers higher resolution. The default setting is Drive Priority. When Detail Priority is selected, the maximum number of frames taken in sequential shooting is lowered.



Log shooting is supported (OM-Log)

OM-Log lets you shoot movies without loss of details in shadows or highlight blowouts, delivering greater freedom over video creativity through color grading. An LUT (Look Up Table) file is also released at the same time for grading tasks using Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve.



 

USB RAW Data Edit is supported

TruePic VIII image processor can be used for powerful, high-speed RAW processing. Requires update to Olympus Workspace v1.1. Requires USB connection. Limited to RAW data editing that can be handled internally in the camera. When moving to USB RAW data editing, editing content set thus far in the edit window is not carried over. The file saving format is JPEG only. USB RAW data editing cannot be performed simultaneously while connecting two cameras at the same time. Compatible models are the OM-D E-M1X and OM-D E-M1 Mark II.

INCLUDED IN FIRMWARE VERSION 2.0

  • Improved functionality in Pro Capture Mode
  • M.Zuiko ED 12-100mm f/4.0 IS PRO now supports Focus Stacking
  • Adds small AF Target setting (S-AF and C-AF)
  • Adds in-body Fisheye Correction (when using ED 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye PRO)
  • Adds enlargement ratio setting and 100% enlargement ratio
  • Adds flicker Scan function
  • Improved Continuous AF (C-AF) performance
  • AF response improved when using back button focus AF settings
  • Improved video IS performance
  • Improved tethered shooting responsiveness and stability
  • Improved indicator of remaining battery level
  • Adds new Art Filter option “Bleach Bypass”
  • Support for Panasonic LEICA DG ELMARIT 200mm/F2.8/POWER O.I.S. interchangeable lens

INCLUDED IN FIRMWARE VERSION 1.2

  • Compatible with flash controller Profoto Air Remote TTL-O
  • Rec View display will now be displayed on rear monitor after removing your eye from the EVF
  • AF Home position memorized after power off
  • EVF color has been improved
  • PLUS all features from previous firmware versions

INCLUDED IN FIRMWARE VERSION 1.1

  • Stability of RAW file formation has been improved.

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OM-D E-M5 MARK III

Portability and innovation for creative shooters and multimedia enthusiasts.

E-M5 Mark III Version 1.3 (Available Now!)

  • Focus Stacking Mode is now compatible with the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO lens.
  • Video image stabilization has been improved.

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INCLUDED IN FIRMWARE VERSION 1.3

  • Focus Stacking Mode is now compatible with the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO lens.
  • Video image stabilization has been improved.

INCLUDED IN FIRMWARE VERSION 1.1

  • Focus Stacking Mode is now compatible with the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-45mm F4.0 PRO lens.
  • When the EVF Auto Switch is set, you can now select how the viewfinder is displayed when the monitor is open.

Off: Disables the eye sensor. Press the button to switch between the EVF display and the monitor display.

On1: The eye sensor operates regardless of whether the rear monitor is open or closed. Press the button to switch between the rear-panel monitor Live View display and Super Control Panel display.

On2: The eye sensor does not operate while the rear-panel monitor is open. Press the button to switch between the rear-panel monitor Live View display and Super Control Panel display.

When you update the firmware to Ver. 1.1, the camera's settings (except the date and time) are reset and menus will be displayed in English following the update.

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OLYMPUS PEN-F

Timeless design and creative imaging come together for expression that’s all your own.

INCLUDED IN FIRMWARE VERSION 3.0

  • Monochrome Profile and Color Profile settings in recorded images can be saved onto the camera via a computer
  • Shading effects in Monochrome Profile Control is available in Color Profile Control and Color Creator
  • Adds new Art Filter option “Bleach Bypass” *
  • Support for Panasonic LEICA DG ELMARIT 200mm/F2.8/POWER O.I.S. interchangeable lens

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Monochrome Profile and Color Profile settings in recorded images can be saved onto the camera via a computer

Images captured with the PEN-F's Monochrome or Color Profile Control can be loaded into the Olympus Digital Camera Updater* so the profile control settings can be saved to your PEN-F body as a custom setting. Sharing your PEN-F's profile control settings has never been easier!

*Olympus Digital Camera Updater v2.1 or later.

Shading effects in Monochrome Profile Control is available in Color Profile Control and Color Creator

The popular Shading Effect previously only available in Monochrome Profile Control is now available in Color Profile Control in your PEN-F body, giving you the ability to create both black and white vignetting.

 

New Bleach Bypass Art Filter

The Bleach Bypass Art Filter mimics a film processing technique that "bypassed" the bleach step, giving your images a metallic sheen.

INCLUDED IN FIRMWARE VERSION 2.0

  • Compatible with flash controller Profoto Air Remote TTL-O
  • Save and reload all camera settings / MySets / Monochrome & Color Profiles using the Olympus Digital Camera Updater
  • Improved Art Filter selection allows for easier and more intuitive with effect visible in Live View
  • ISO Auto lets users choose a minimum shutter speed threshold to be reached before the ISO will increase
  • Improved AF Targeting Pad functionality allows for continued operation even if your nose touches the monitor
  • PLUS all features from previous firmware versions

INCLUDED IN FIRMWARE VERSION 1.1

  • Macro Flash STF-8 is supported.
  • Electronic Flash FL-900R is supported.
  • Improved stability of exposure when shooting videos.

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LS-P4

INCLUDED IN FIRMWARE VERSION 1.1

  • Slate Tone & Test Tone have been added for seamless video sound recording.
  • By adding the Slate Tone function the camera track and recorder track can now easily be synchronized in post production.
  • With Test Tone, you can output a reference signal to the camera for a quick visual reference to help you set audio recording levels.
  • These new features will easily help you integrate the LS-P4 into your video production routine.

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