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Re: Changing lenses?

When the release button is pressed, it disconnects the lens electrically but one thing to note, the dust removal doesn't operate (I just tried it on my E520). So, yes you can do it with power on, but it is better to turn the camera off.

I just noticed your comment on the settings. The camera doesn't lose (or shouldn't) the settings when you turn it off.

A second body with the other lens is a good idea. Someone else will have to comment on the E500.
I fiddle with violins (when I'm not fiddling with a camera).
Cameras: OM-D E-M1 & Mk II, Olympus Stylus 1, OM-D E-M5.
Lenses: M.ZD7-14mm f2.8 PRO Lens, M.ZD12-40mm f2.8 PRO Lens, M.ZD40-150mm f2.8 PRO Lens, MC-14, MC-20, M.ZD45mm f1.8, M.ZD12-50, M.ZD60 Macro, M.ZD75-300 Mk II, MMF-3, ZD14-54 II, Sigma 150mm F2.8 APO Macro DG HSM.
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Last edited by Ross the fiddler; 15th May 2011 at 01:34 PM. Reason: more comments
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