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Re: EM1 MKII Lock Up

Originally Posted by Ricoh View Post
And for every other manufacturer under the sun. Olympus are no different, it's a facet of technology. Software and firmware, and under limiting conditions even hardware, are so complex that the human designer cannot possibly discover all the design errors. It's for this reason that fly by wire aircraft have multiple processing systems, with an arbiter as well. Each hardware design solution is different, and the software different too, in terms of programming language and compiler. This is chosen to minimise the risk of human failure.
One reason why I turned down the offer of a R system in the mid 90's. I'd already thrown my OM4 across a car park but knew I could rely on my OM2n's to get the shot.

I remember Nikon and Canon having issues with some of their 'pro' models over the years, the F3 being particularly amusing as it affected some of my competitors at the time.
It's the image that's important, not the tools used to make it.

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