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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II The second Micro Four Thirds camera that offers phase detect focusing so you can use Four Thirds DSLR lenses normally as well a Micro Four Thirds lenses.

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Firmware Update on Monday

According to the rumours site Oly will release a firmware update on Monday.

http://www.43rumors.com/ft5-new-e-m1...ovements-list/
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Re: Firmware Update on Monday

No update for the E-M5 Mk 1 though (sigh!).
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Re: Firmware Update on Monday

I'm still waiting for a Pen F firmware upgrade.......
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Re: Firmware Update on Monday

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I'm still waiting for a Pen F firmware upgrade.......
Ha ha! It's looks like you don't have to wait any longer!
http://dl01.olympus-imaging.com/ww/u.../index20a.html
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Firmware Update for OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
[ PEN-F ]

[Precautions when updating firmware]

When you update your firmware to version 2.0, camera settings are reset.

Ver.2.0
(May. 08 2017)
Flash controllers manufactured by Profoto are supported.
Backup of camera settings is possible.
Art filters can be selected by using touch operations while viewing sample images in Art Filter mode.
Setting minimum value for shutter speed to increase ISO sensitivity while auto ISO is set is possible.
Improved operability of AF targeting pad.
Ver.1.1
(Dec. 01 2016)
Macro Flash STF-8 is supported.
Electronic Flash FL-900R is supported.
Improved stability of exposure when shooting videos.
The catch is here though, you probably can't back up your settings until after the update & only be useful if you get another update (or just want to back up settings).

https://www.olympus.com.au/Learn-Exp...mware-Upgrades
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Re: Firmware Update on Monday

Updates all done and working. The viewfinder colours are much better, less harsh. Not tested the noise reduction yet.

Also updated 3 lenses.


Good job Olympus.
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Re: Firmware Update on Monday

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Ha ha! It's looks like you don't have to wait any longer!
http://dl01.olympus-imaging.com/ww/u.../index20a.html


The catch is here though, you probably can't back up your settings until after the update & only be useful if you get another update (or just want to back up settings).

https://www.olympus.com.au/Learn-Exp...mware-Upgrades
Nice to get an upgrade, but I was really hoping they'd add more dial customisation - specifically the exp comp and front knob. I'd love to use the exp comp for ISO and the front knob for AF. As it is, I use neither having no use for JPEG modes and the exp comp dial is too stiff to easily use when the camera is to the eye.
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Re: Firmware Update on Monday

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Updates all done and working.
Please could you test one thing for me?

Re: "When shooting through the E-M1 Mark IIís viewfinder during Rec View, the camera now automatically switches to the rear LCD monitor for image playback when the eye is moved away from the viewfinder."

If the monitor screen is closed (screen facing in), does the image playback still show in the EVF? It should do, but there is a 1% chance they could cock this up!

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Please could you test one thing for me?

Re: "When shooting through the E-M1 Mark IIís viewfinder during Rec View, the camera now automatically switches to the rear LCD monitor for image playback when the eye is moved away from the viewfinder."

If the monitor screen is closed (screen facing in), does the image playback still show in the EVF? It should do, but there is a 1% chance they could cock this up!

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With the rear screen facing in when I take my eye from the viewfinder the viewfinder goes off and the screen stays off. The viewfinder comes back on if my eye gets close again. Hope this helps.
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With the rear screen facing in when I take my eye from the viewfinder the viewfinder goes off and the screen stays off. The viewfinder comes back on if my eye gets close again. Hope this helps.
Thanks for testing that Dave. That is great - it's as it works now. After battling the Mk1 switching to the monitor for review I was frightened they'd mess up the Mk2. I can upgrade without fear now!
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Re: Firmware Update on Monday

Well em1 mkii and 300mm lens updated. Although I did have an oh s@#t moment. When I tried the camera and lens I couldn't get the 300mm lens to autofocus. I thought oh no I can see a trip to Olympus happening here. Anyway after removing and reattaching, things seem to be working OK.
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Re: Firmware Update on Monday

Mine done too, not forgetting there is an update for the 14-100 as well.
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Mine done too, not forgetting there is an update for the 14-100 as well.
That must be an interesting lens! But there is an update for the 12-100 f4 lens.
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Re: Firmware Update on Monday

Anyone hazard a guess as to what improved noise reduction in sequential shooting with IS turned on means?
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Re: Firmware Update on Monday

I wondered if it was referring to mechanical rather than digital noise.

It still didn't make much sense!

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Re: Firmware Update on Monday

Having tried it now I can't see or hear any difference.
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