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Old 15th March 2012
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Consider Upgrade


I currently have an E-400 which I really like but am currently considering upgrading. I was hoping some of you guys could advise me about posibilities for such an upgrade.

I'd want to keep to an E-system camera so that the various accessories I've bought for my current system would still be useable.

Obviously I'd exepct an E-5 to be significantly better than my current camera but would, for example, an E-600 be worth getting, or would it be more "getting a camera for the sake of it."

I look forward to your thoughts.

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Re: Consider Upgrade

If you like small camera like the E-400 then the answer HAS to be the OMD but you will need to get the adapter for 43 lenses. Any other E-XXX series body will have a smallish viewfinder which can get a bit wearing after a while (I still have an E-500).
Keep the E-400 as backup as it has the great Kodak sensor (as does the E-1 and E-500).

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Re: Consider Upgrade

I think Dave had indicated the first question you need to answer... go m4/3 or stay 4/3
If you stay 4/3 then the E-600/620 is a good step ( I went 400->620).
after that it is lenses
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Re: Consider Upgrade

I went 410 to 620 plus E-1, all bases covered!
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