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Forum: Lens focus 25th May 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 2,579
Posted By Cerebus
Re: Prime M43 Lens?

If you don't need f/1.2 or f/1.4, both the Olympus 17mm f/1.8 and the 25mm f/1.8 are pretty good
Forum: Lens focus 4th November 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 3,399
Posted By Cerebus
Re: Researching The 75-300

For the money it's a great lens; I had the Panasonic 100-300 MkI in the past and the Olympus 75-300 definitely outperforms it.

The Panasonic 100-400 is better optically, but is also significantly...
Forum: Lens focus 16th August 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,519
Posted By Cerebus
Re: lenses on a budget

Some more budget lenses with very good performance for the money:

Panasonic 14-45mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH OIS
Panasonic 45-150mm f/4-5.6 ASPH OIS

Both around the 100 mark used.

The 45 f/1.8 is...
Forum: Dealers' Den 11th July 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 208,828
Posted By Cerebus
Re: Pro 12-40mm bargain??

In fairness they also trade on eBay under the name e-infinity and have very good feedback on there. I think the store is legit and you would get the lens if you order from them; just be aware of the...
Forum: Movie mode - technical discussions 6th July 2017
Replies: 16
Views: 6,175
Posted By Cerebus
Re: Best performance for video

The Panasonic GH4, GH4R and the GH5 are probably the most advanced video m4/3 bodies around.
Forum: Lens focus 27th June 2017
Replies: 35
Views: 8,018
Posted By Cerebus
Re: Is it worthwhile repairing a 12-60 SWD lens?

Lots of people seem to be dumping their M.ZD 12-40 f/2.8 lenses (and E-M1 bodies) at pretty low prices at the moment. If I were you I'd try to save up for one of those given that there appears to be...
Forum: Dealers' Den 27th June 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 2,408
Posted By Cerebus
Re: Bristol Cameras experience

Have used them 3 or 4 times and no issues so far.

They processed one exchange for me without a hitch.

I did communicate with them through email as well on shop@bristolcameras.co.uk so you...
Forum: The lounge 9th June 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 379
Posted By Cerebus
Re: I miss that noise and what's it worth?

They seem to go for 400-500 on eBay:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Olympus-EVOLT-E-5-12-3MP-Digital-SLR-Camera-Black-Body-only-/322473480173?hash=item4b14eacfed:g:XrEAAOSwax5Y2peU
...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 8th May 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 2,118
Posted By Cerebus
Re: E-M1ii 1270 at eGlobal Central

eGlobalCentral are genuine but if you have any warranty issues they are poor in my experience.
Forum: The lounge 18th February 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By Cerebus
Forum: Accessory talk 28th January 2017
Replies: 45
Views: 9,963
Posted By Cerebus
Re: Battery charging 'in the field'

Happy with Ex-Pro batteries and chargers. Have used them for E-M5 and E-M1 and also for the Panasonic GM5.
Forum: The lounge 25th January 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By Cerebus
Re: Cycle chain/cassette problem!

Yes you would have take out the road wheel (6 speed) + disconnect the existing chain and then mount the trainer wheel (8 speed) and connect the 8 speed chain.

Alternatively, you could try to...
Forum: The lounge 25th January 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By Cerebus
Re: Cycle chain/cassette problem!

Forgot to mention: SRAM chains come with a "powerlink", which is relatively easy to install/deinstall without special tools. Not sure if Shimano have a similar system.
Forum: The lounge 25th January 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By Cerebus
Re: Cycle chain/cassette problem!

Hi Ian, cassettes and chains are usually replaced at the same time and using the same chain for 2 different cassettes usually doesn't work very well.

Also, a 6 speed chain is probably not...
Forum: The lounge 21st January 2017
Replies: 30
Views: 3,585
Posted By Cerebus
Re: Sending batterries

The easiest option is to send the camera + 1 battery installed in the camera.

However, it *is* possible to send up to 2 additional spare batteries provided they are separately wrapped and you put...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 7th January 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 2,398
Posted By Cerebus
Re: OMD EM1 body only

I can confirm that the E-M1 and the E-M5 take the same batteries.
Forum: The lounge 23rd March 2016
Replies: 50
Views: 8,683
Posted By Cerebus
Re: One Down, Two To Go (Political)

remploy still exists actually.
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