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Forum: The lounge 12th May 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By TimP
Re: Refused to refund?

I would have thought JL of all people would do the honourable thing. Maybe credit card company can help?
Saying that, I never throw away original packaging, usually only when the guarantee runs out....
Forum: Events 1st May 2019
Replies: 51
Views: 6,434
Posted By Bengeo
Re: Panasonic 100-400 Photo Show saga. Buyers warning.

Olympus have one shown on their lens roadmap. Let's hope it comes soon.

Scroll down this page: https://learnandsupport.getolympus.com/development-announcements
Forum: Foto Fair 21st April 2019
Replies: 349
Views: 30,384
Posted By birdboy
Re: Communal Night-Sky Photography Thread

Phil You can get great images of galaxies and nebula with shorter slower lenses. What have you got? But I would suggest that you put what Oly lenses you have in Stellarium and have a look around the...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 24th March 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 1,750
Posted By GyRob
Re: EM1X offers

I can only compare them for birds and the EM1X is faster to use and gets more sharp shots in a burst IQ is the same to me .
you pay quite a lot more for a little gain, to me it is worth it, If you...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 20th March 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 1,296
Posted By snerkler
Re: Assign hi res to depth of view button

I don't believe that it can be done either. However, I have set up custom mode 3 as high res so it's just a quick turn of the dial and everything's set up :tup
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 19th March 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 1,296
Posted By MJ224
Re: Assign hi res to depth of view button

NO...

Goto MENU, Custom Menu (cogs), the to B. Scroll through what functions can be assigned to a button, almost everything other than shutter functions;

magnify
hdr
bracket
iso/wb...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II 18th March 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 1,296
Posted By Ross the fiddler
Re: Assign hi res to depth of view button

Hi Res is a selection in Drive Mode. I've never made use of My Set or Custom settings but I know an Olympus rep in Aus set his My Set on the E-M1X to his Record button for Hi Res use. I don't think...
Forum: General photography discussion 8th March 2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,901
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Best practice external hard drives

Please bear in mind that whatever the name on the box it will have a hard disk drive inside, almost certainly built by Seagate, Western Digital, or less likely Toshiba or Hitachi, (now HGST owned by...
Forum: Olympus OM-D E-M1X 7th March 2019
Replies: 659
Views: 83,304
Posted By GyRob
Re: New Olympus OMD - EM1X ?

A quick shot from my garden before the rain came. 300f4pro +tc 1/2500 f 5.6 iso 640 .


Rob.
Eddit sorry this looks bad must be the compression ....
Forum: General photography discussion 2nd March 2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,901
Posted By Mark_R2
Re: Best practice external hard drives

Unless you need your discs to be read by Windows PCs, stick with a standard Mac HFS+ journaled format. (There is a new format for Mojave, but I don't think you can format external HDs in it at the...
Forum: General photography discussion 2nd March 2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,901
Posted By OM USer
Re: Best practice external hard drives

I have a 2 disk mirrored raid synology NAS and could still read one disk when the other decided to pack up. The system locked the drive so I couldn't write to it until I had replaced the broken drive...
Forum: General photography discussion 2nd March 2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,901
Posted By Mark_R2
Re: Best practice external hard drives

Hi Mike,

Opening up the G-tech drives and swapping the HDs should be straightforward, though I've not done it my my current 6TB G-tech since it is still under warranty. I used to use Lacie...
Forum: General photography discussion 2nd March 2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,901
Posted By Mark_R2
Re: Best practice external hard drives

Coming back to the OP, can you clarify the situation? You say you have 2x4TB back-ups, but also say the iPhoto library is on the external drives not on the MBP. This sounds to me like one of the 4TB...
Forum: General photography discussion 2nd March 2019
Replies: 35
Views: 1,901
Posted By griffljg
Re: Best practice external hard drives

Mike,

You are in a similar position to where I was when my 2TB drives started to fill up. I replaced them with 4TB drives , copied all the files to the 4TB drives and turned the 2TB drives into...
Forum: Foto Fair 18th February 2019
Replies: 2,358
Views: 497,583
Posted By drmarkf
Re: Communal Bird Photography Thread

Had a great few days last week in North Norfolk: birding, eating and drinking with my cousin (who's a recently-acquired E-M1ii owner).

We saw a lot of interest, but I particularly liked this...
Forum: Standard zoom and mid range 17th February 2019
Replies: 27
Views: 2,517
Posted By GyRob
Re: Olympus 1.4 mc 14

How about a watch repairer -just a thought.
Rob.
Forum: Standard zoom and mid range 17th February 2019
Replies: 27
Views: 2,517
Posted By AMc
Re: Olympus 1.4 mc 14

I have 2 x 6mm black flat cross headed screws in the collection of laptop screws I bought off eBay for a few quid. If you want a couple posted I’m happy to help, perhaps measure the head width too. I...
Forum: Standard zoom and mid range 16th February 2019
Replies: 27
Views: 2,517
Posted By Mark_R2
Re: Olympus 1.4 mc 14

Hi Mike, yes, no problem. It's yours if and when you need it.

Regards, Mark
Forum: Standard zoom and mid range 16th February 2019
Replies: 27
Views: 2,517
Posted By Mark_R2
Re: Olympus 1.4 mc 14

They are 6mm long, which is a standard size. I am happy to post the M2x6mm countersunk screw I have to you FOC. It is slotted, but does seem to fit well. I've tried it on the MC14 a few times and I...
Forum: Standard zoom and mid range 16th February 2019
Replies: 27
Views: 2,517
Posted By peak4
Re: Olympus 1.4 mc 14

If Olympus or Luton can't won't supply you with a spare, you could try one of these companies, or someone similar;

Modelfixings (http://www.modelfixings.co.uk/machine_screws.htm) or...
Forum: Standard zoom and mid range 15th February 2019
Replies: 27
Views: 2,517
Posted By Mark_R2
Re: Olympus 1.4 mc 14

Historically, the Japanese camera industry used JIS (Japanese Industry Standard) screws. However, I have removed one screw from my own MC14 and the thread seems to match metric ISO M2. Unfortunately,...
Forum: Standard zoom and mid range 15th February 2019
Replies: 27
Views: 2,517
Posted By Olybirder
Re: Olympus 1.4 mc 14

It does seem to be a strangely common problem. This link (https://naturalexposures.com/mirrorless-telephoto-comparison-leica-fuji-nikon-olympus/) is to a blog by Panasonic Luminary Daniel J Cox who...
Forum: Standard zoom and mid range 15th February 2019
Replies: 27
Views: 2,517
Posted By Keith-369
Re: Olympus 1.4 mc 14

Just a thought, if the screws are tiny ... would something from an old pair of glasses fit?

You could also look at any number of other items to see if you can 'borrow' a screw which would not be...
Forum: Standard zoom and mid range 15th February 2019
Replies: 27
Views: 2,517
Posted By AMc
Re: Olympus 1.4 mc 14

Not sure exactly what you need to replace - I had a couple of tiny screws disappear from my laptop. I hunted in vain for the specific ones I needed but ended up buying a job lot of all sorts from...
Forum: Standard zoom and mid range 15th February 2019
Replies: 27
Views: 2,517
Posted By Walti
Re: Olympus 1.4 mc 14

Apparently a common problem, I had mine loosen off and caught them before I lost one, but it was close...

Edit: If you're going to the Photography show, the repair/cleaning service may be able to...
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