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Forum: Software 8th August 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 793
Posted By shenstone
Re: LANDSCAPE and BRACKETING

Disk space is cheap and getting cheaper...

I keep all the shots I take that are anything like reasonable as its sometimes useful to go back and re process or just look at what you did and learn...
Forum: General accessories 5th March 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,716
Posted By Invicta
Re: 4K or NOT 4K

Not if you are using a DVI connector at the monitor end. A single-link DVI connector can display a maximum resolution of 19201200 and a dual-link DVI connector is 25601600.

Even with a dual link...
Forum: General accessories 5th March 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,716
Posted By OM USer
Re: 4K or NOT 4K

If its one of the older iMacs with the thunderbolt 2 connector you should be able to plug the mini display port to display port cable that came with the BENQ monitor into the thunderbolt socket (mini...
Forum: General accessories 4th March 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,716
Posted By wornish
Re: 4K or NOT 4K

Think the output resolution of the mini display port to DVI adapter is 1920 x 1200

see this link from Apple support
https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT204149
Forum: General accessories 12th October 2017
Replies: 36
Views: 6,125
Posted By timboo
Re: Advice on new monitor ?

If you happen to be on the M61 en route to the lakes, scan computers are next to Bolton football club and have a large shop.
Forum: General accessories 12th October 2017
Replies: 36
Views: 6,125
Posted By timboo
Re: Advice on new monitor ?

Not sure whereabouts you are in Shrophire however another company called Overclockers are based in Newcastle under Lyme. Ive only dealt with them over the internet, looking on their site they seem to...
Forum: General accessories 11th October 2017
Replies: 36
Views: 6,125
Posted By timboo
Re: Advice on new monitor ?

I own a 24 inch Dell 4k monitor purchased from Scan computers
Here is the link. I love it in every sense and very good value. Here is the link.
...
Forum: General accessories 11th October 2017
Replies: 36
Views: 6,125
Posted By Gwyver
Re: Advice on new monitor ?

Steve,
I've owned a CX271 for just over a year. It is a 27" monitor with 2560x1440 resolution. This is the mid-range model, which supports 10bit colour & includes auto-correction for brightness but...
Forum: General accessories 7th October 2017
Replies: 36
Views: 6,125
Posted By OM USer
Re: Advice on new monitor ?

You could try Novatech (Portsmouth). They used to have 8 or 10 showrooms around the country and I used the one in Reading. They closed all their showrooms other than the flagship one at the...
Forum: General accessories 7th October 2017
Replies: 36
Views: 6,125
Posted By wornish
Re: Advice on new monitor ?

How much memory are you putting in your iMac ?

The configuration. I have is

4.2GHz quad-core 7th-generation Intel Core i7 processor, Turbo Boost up to 4.5GHz
16GB 2400MHz DDR4
2TB Fusion...
Forum: General accessories 7th October 2017
Replies: 36
Views: 6,125
Posted By wornish
Re: Advice on new monitor ?

I recently sold my 3.5 year old iMac and updated to the new 27" iMac 5K with fastest core i7 cpu. It works a treat with Lightroom and Photoshop and the display simply blows away the earlier iMacs. ...
Forum: General accessories 7th October 2017
Replies: 36
Views: 6,125
Posted By Walti
Re: Advice on new monitor ?

Apple are selling the LG 5k monitor to match the iMac. I believe they have them in their stores if you want to see them, but buy elsewhere Apple are unsurprisingly the most expensive place to buy...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 25th July 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 864
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Spare battery arrival

They come with a spare battery in each pocket ....
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 3rd July 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By Phill D
Re: 60fps - for landscapes?

Actually thinking about it I'm sure I've seen some images that Ian Gregory did of moving water like this. If he still looks in here occasionally then maybe he will post some of them.
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 29th June 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,992
Posted By DanC.Licks
Re: Battery charging in the field

Here is my home made jobbie...
4188

4189

4190

As these knock off chargers don't usually have any kind of automatic cut-off they only have two pins, + and -. The voltage readout tells me how...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 28th June 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,992
Posted By PeterBirder
Re: Battery charging in the field

Here's a link to the ExPro charger for the BLH-1.

I have the equivalent model for the BLN-1 for my E-M5, works fine.

http://www.exprodirect.com/product.php?productid=47526&cat=8173&page
...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 28th June 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,992
Posted By DanC.Licks
Re: Battery charging in the field

I just use a USB charger and a USB adapter for the car. It is not as fast as on the mains, but it works. Cost me $4 plus about $1.50 for a tiny digital DC voltmeter which I connected to the leads so...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 28th June 2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,992
Posted By OM USer
Re: Battery charging in the field

Expro do a charger that runs of mains AND 12V (and their own batteries) although you may need to check comptability with Olympus chipped batteries.
Forum: Accessory talk 28th June 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,718
Posted By Miketoll
Lexar to be discontinued.

All those who love Lexar memory cards had better stock up!

http://www.imaging-resource.com/news/2017/06/27/lexar-is-on-the-verge-of-death-micron-announces-its-discontinuing-the-brand
Forum: Software 30th April 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,269
Posted By Nawty
Re: OI.SHARE AND EM1 mk2 files

If you "upgrade" to photos you will lose iPhotos and will find it difficult to revert. Just try with iPhotos as they should use the same converters.
Forum: Software 30th April 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,269
Posted By Nawty
Re: OI.SHARE AND EM1 mk2 files

Photos is just the new iPhotos so maybe you are using it already?

It does read EM1ii files, I've just checked :)
Forum: Software 29th April 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,269
Posted By Nawty
Re: OI.SHARE AND EM1 mk2 files

Well, I would just use Lightroom but I guess you don't have that.

Assuming you don't do major edits and that your hardware will support it I would update your OS to at least Yosemite and use the...
Forum: Software 29th April 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,269
Posted By Nawty
Re: OI.SHARE AND EM1 mk2 files

Affinity will read your raws but it isn't a file management system so you will need to edit and save as jpg every shot.

Or, you could just use Photos (which will read the files) with some of the...
Forum: Software 19th April 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,955
Posted By PeterBirder
Re: OV3 Update

I suggest you uninstall it and download and install the latest version from here.
http://ov3-support.olympus-imaging.com/ov3download/

This probably explains why you cannot get it to work with...
Forum: Foto Fair 18th April 2017
Replies: 2,360
Views: 1,742,933
Posted By David M
Re: Communal Dragonfly, Butterfly and Insect photo thread

I hope that wasn't taken with the 90mm f/2. :D
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