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Olympus OM-D E-M1 The first 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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Olympus EE-1 Dot Sight

http://photorumors.com/2015/02/05/th...hooting-range/

Anyone else interested in this hot shoe add-on? It will apparently have it's own self contained battery.
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Re: Olympus EE-1 Dot Sight

Interesting, from the looks of it you would have to "zero" it in yourself, which means that each time you would have to make sure you are holding the camera in the same position each shot! (which I am sure we all do).
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Re: Olympus EE-1 Dot Sight

I imagine that it will work like a rifle dot sight, a bit like a rangefinder.
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Re: Olympus EE-1 Dot Sight

I've pre-ordered one from Amazon, I'll give it a try.

My worry is it's size.........It looks ENORMOUS relative to the camera
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Re: Olympus EE-1 Dot Sight

I will definitely get one at the end of the month as it will be mighty handy for sports.
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Re: Olympus EE-1 Dot Sight

Yes, I've decided to pre-order one since I've got a couple of motorsports events coming up in April.

I wonder if they're going to have one at the Photo Show?

I expect most onlookers will think it's an odd-looking flash gun.
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Re: Olympus EE-1 Dot Sight

I have only seen this advertised for the E-M5 II and a stylus. So I got curious and looked at the SP100 that has it built in. On that you have to align the red dot to the object you are focusing on. To do this it displays a red cross on the LCD, so you put the cross on the subject and move the red dot to match. I imagine with out the red cross on the LCD to sync the red dot to aiming the thing would be difficult at best. So my question would be is the EE-1 only for the E-M5 II and Stylus because those are the only cameras that will display the red cross on the LCD? Or is red cross that gets displayed something the EE-1 generates? Or is it different than the SP100?
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Re: Olympus EE-1 Dot Sight

"Compatible with any camera with a hot/cold shoe mount."

http://www.getolympus.com/us/en/ee-1-dot-sight.html

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http://www.dpreview.com/articles/943...esolution-mode
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Re: Olympus EE-1 Dot Sight

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Thanks. I'm sure when it came out I somewhere read it was for E-M5II and Stylus, but this is good news!! Except for my wallet.
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Re: Olympus EE-1 Dot Sight

also discussed here

http://e-group.uk.net/forum/showthread.php?t=36428
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