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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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Are there any good third party grips for the EM1 Mark II

As the title suggests, any good cheap(er) grips for the EM1-II that work just as well as the original?
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Re: Are there any good third party grips for the EM1 Mark II

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As the title suggests, any good cheap(er) grips for the EM1-II that work just as well as the original?
I have an original one for sale. Brand new, never been out of the box. 179.00 inc. RMSD
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I have an original one for sale. Brand new, never been out of the box. 179.00 inc. RMSD
Thanks, but I was hoping to get a third party for around 30-40 or so.
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Re: Are there any good third party grips for the EM1 Mark II

Would you really trust a third party grip on your 1700 camera? Remember that it's a power supply as well as the carrier for a few buttons. Back in the early EM1.1 days there were all sorts of issues with hang ups that seemed to be related to the external grip.

Really, for an extra 100 I'd just bite the bullet and get the real McCoy.
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Re: Are there any good third party grips for the EM1 Mark II

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Would you really trust a third party grip on your 1700 camera? Remember that it's a power supply as well as the carrier for a few buttons. Back in the early EM1.1 days there were all sorts of issues with hang ups that seemed to be related to the external grip.

Really, for an extra 100 I'd just bite the bullet and get the real McCoy.
I used a third party grip on my D750 with no issues tbh, and it's not something that would be used a lot so am reluctant to pay a lot for it
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