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E-M5 Mk2 - assign metering mode to Fn button

Hi,


I have just bought an E-M5 Mk2, having previously owned the Mk1 and then trying the X-T1 for about a year.

Had forgotten how complicated these Olympus menus were...

Is there a way to assign metering mode selection to an Fn button?
I cycle a lot between ESP and Spot and it would be nice to be able to do this without taking my eye off the viewfinder.


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Ricardo
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Re: E-M5 Mk2 - assign metering mode to Fn button

Saw this workaround at https://olympusomd.net/:

"With the AEL you can determine what metering method is used. I have my Red Video button for AEL and Spot Metering."


I wonder where Olympus gets their designers...have they ever used a camera?
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Re: E-M5 Mk2 - assign metering mode to Fn button

I have my AEL set to Spot Metering. Also, don't forget, that can also be set with + or - as well. My reasoning, why do I want AEL in the first place? When I have difficulty with surrounding light, is my answer & Spot Metering solves that, & with it tailored to the level I normally want.

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