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Olympus OM-D E-M1 MK2
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Technical Specification
Manufacturer Olympus Inc.

Product Type

Product type

Micro Four Thirds interchangeable lens system camera


SD, SDHC[1], SDXC[1], Eye-Fi Card compatible[2]

  • 1 Slot1: UHS-I, II compatible, Slot2: UHS-I compatible.

  • 2 Not compatible with Endless Memory.

Sensor size

17.4 mm (H) x 13.0 mm (V)

Lens mount

Micro Four Thirds Mount

Image Sensor

Product type

4/3 Live MOS Sensor

Number of pixels / aspect ratio

Number of effective pixels: Approx. 20.4 million pixels
Total number of pixels: Approx. 21.8 million pixels
Aspect ratio: 1.33 (4:3)

Dust reduction

Supersonic Wave Filter (image sensor dust reduction system)

Recording (Still)

Recording format

DCF2.0, Exif2.3

File format

RAW (12-bit lossless compression), JPEG, RAW+JPEG

Recording image size

[RAW] 5184 x 3888 pixels
[JPEG] 5184 x 3888 pixels - 1024 x 768 pixels

Dual Slot Settings

Standard, Auto Switch, Dual Independent, Dual Same

  • When two cards are inserted, the card to be saved on to or to be viewed can be designated.

Folder creation and selection



Copy single file, copy multiple files, copy all

  • When copied, the new file will be given a different name from that of the original file.

Image Stabilisation System


Built-in 5-axis sensor-shift image stabilisation for movie and still photos

  • yaw / pitch / roll / vertical shift / horizontal shift


4 modes (S-IS AUTO, S-IS1, S-IS2, S-IS3), OFF

Live View image stabilisation

Activation by half-pressing shutter button or enlarging the view

Focal length setting

11 settings: 10 programmable settings (10 lenses), 1 open setting

Lens IS priority


5 axis Sync IS


  • When using M.Zuiko Digital lenses equipped with image stabilisation

Stabilisation performance

5.5 EV

  • Based on CIPA measurement conditions. When using M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO (focal length =40mm (35mm equivalent: 80mm))

6.5 EV

  • Based on CIPA measurement conditions. When using M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm F4.0 PRO (focal length =100mm (35mm equivalent: 200mm)), halfway release image stabilization Off, Frame rate: High


Finder type

Eye-level electronic viewfinder, approx. 2.36M dots

Field of view / Viewfinder magnification

Approx. 100% / Approx. 1.30x[1] - 1.48x[2] (-1m-1, 50mm lens, Infinity)

  • 1: Finder Style 1, 2 (aspect ratio 4:3)

  • 2: Finder Style 3 (aspect ratio 4:3)

Eye point / Dioptre adjustment range

Approx. 21 mm (-1m-1, Distance from rear lens surface) / -4 ~ +2m-1


Live View preview with depth of field preview lock

Display Grid

Off / normal grid / trichotomy / golden grid / scale / diagonal / movie grid

  • grid colour is selectable

Level Gauge

2-axis (horizontal/vertical) level gauge

Finder Style

3 styles

Brightness and Colour Temperature Control

Adaptive brightness technology (EVF Auto Luminance) / ±7 level manual brightness control /±7 level manual colour temperature control

S-OVF (Simulated OVF)

Expands the Live View dynamic range.

  • Available in the EVF when in P, A, S and M modes. Art filter, WB and exposure are not reflected in EVF.

Eye Cup

Optional eyecup EP-13 is available.

Live View

Live View

Approx. 100% field of view,
exposure compensation preview, WB adjustment preview,
gradation preview, face detection preview (up to 8 faces),
grid line, magnification display (x3 / x5 / x7 / x10 / x14),
Display modes: Standard, Histogram, Highlight & Shadow, Level Gauge, Off (Image Only)


Preview with depth of field preview lock

Live View Boost

Live View Boost 1 , Live View Boost 2[*] (For dark situations)

  • Settings can be specified for each shooting mode

  • Live View Boost 2: Frame Rate Priority or Quality Priority selectable

  • Off: Brightness in Live View shows specified exposure settings.


Monitor type

3.0-inch vari-angle monitor

  • Approx. 1037k dots (3:2), electrostatic capacitance touch panel

Touch control

Shutter release, magnification, AF area selection, AF area size adjustment, AF target pad, frame forward/backward, magnified playback, Live Guide, Super Control Panel, Wi-Fi connection, movie controls, movie effects, movie teleconverter , selfie controls (shutter release, e-Portrait, custom self timer)

Tilting capability

With (mirror display when monitor is in self portrait position)

Brightness / Colour temperature control

±7 levels / ±7 levels

Colour tone select

Vivid / Natural


AF system

High-speed imager AF: Imager phase detection AF and imager contrast AF (active AF automatically selected by camera; when a Micro Four Thirds lens is attached, imager phase detection AF is always selected)

AF working range

EV -3.520 (ISO approx.100, with a F2.8 lens)

Focusing point

121-point cross-type phase detection AF and 121-point contrast AF

Focusing point selection mode

All target, group target (5-area / 9-area / 25-area), single target (normal / small)

Focus mode / Full-time AF

Single AF (S-AF)[1] / Continuous AF (C-AF)[1] / Manual Focus (MF) / AF tracking (C-AF + TR)[1] / Preset MF[2]

  • 1: AF+MF selectable

  • 2: Distance setting values are rough estimates and not compatible lens except the AF lens.

AF performance

C-AF lock (5 steps), AF scanner (3 types), C-AF Center Priority, C-AF Center Start

AF limiter

With (Fn button can be assigned to On/Off; can save 3 settings)

  • Distance setting values are rough estimates.

AF targeting pad

With (activate / deactivate with double tap on rear monitor)

Magnified frame AF

3x , 5x , 7x , 10x , 14x

  • Autofocusing is possible in the magnified frame; can be assigned to button to turn magnify frame AF on and to activate magnification; touch icon on monitor to turn off; enables selection of AF point from over 800.

Super spot AF

With (Contrast AF in center of the monitor when magnified)

  • Available only when a Micro Four Thirds lens is attached.

Face detection AF / Eye detection AF

With (Eye Detection AF mode : off / nearer-eye priority / right-eye priority / left-eye priority)

Manual focus assist

Focus ring rotation activates Live View image magnification and / or focus peaking when in S-AF+MF or MF mode

Peaking function

Activate with Fn button or focus ring
Change peaking settings using the Info button
Colour selection: white, black, red, yellow
Intensity selection: high, normal, low
Back light effect: on, off

AF Focus Adj.

Adjust all, adjust by lens (for Phase detection AF only)

AF illuminator


Exposure Control (Still)

Metering system
(TTL Image sensor metering)

Digital ESP metering (324-area multi pattern metering), centre-weighted average metering, spot metering[*], spot metering with highlight control, spot metering with shadow control

  • Also available AF target spot metering

Metering range

EV- 2 - 20 (using 17 mm f/2.8, ISO 100)

Exposure mode / Shooting mode

iAuto (Live Guide can be used), P: program AE (programme shift can be performed), A: aperture priority AE, S: Shutter priority AE, M: Manual (Live Bulb, Live Time and Live Composite are available), Custom 13, Art Filter, Underwater wide / Underwater macro (to be assigned to the Fn1 button)

Live Guide

Saturation, Colour, Brightness, Background Blur, Expressing Motion, Shooting Tips

  • Multiple effects can be used simultaneously.

ISO sensitivity

AUTO ISO (default) : LOW (approx. 64) ‐ 6400 with customizable upper limit (200 - 6400)
Manual ISO : LOW (approx. 64 / 100), 200 - 25600 (adjustable in 1/3 or 1 EV steps)

Exposure compensation

±5 EV, adjustable by 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV steps
When shooting in HDR or in video, only adjustable up to ±3 EV steps
Live View only reflects up to ±3 EV steps

AE lock

Locks with a half-press of the shutter button, AEL / AFL button (can be set to Fn button as well)

Anti-Flicker Shooting



Shutter type

[Focal-plane shutter (mechanical shutter)]
1/8000 - 60 sec., with selectable EV adjustment steps (1/3, 1/2, 1)

  • Live Bulb / Live Time: selectable exposure time (1 / 2 / 4 / 8 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 min.), with 8-min. default setting.

  • Live Composite: maximum shooting time 3 hours

[Electronic first curtain shutter (Anti-shock mode)]
1/320 - 60 sec.
[Electronic shutter (Silent mode)]
1/32000 - 60 sec.
(still) Flicker scan: 1/7634 - 1/50.0 sec.
(movie) Flicker scan: 1/250 - 1/30.0[*] sec.

  • 50fps moive: 1/50.0 sec., 60fps movie : 1/60.0 sec.


Sequential shooting maximum speed

[Sequential shooting H] approx. 15 fps with selectable 10-15 fps
[Sequential shooting L] approx. 10 fps with selectable 1-10 fps
[Anti-shock sequential shooting L] approx. 8.5 fps with selectable 1-8 fps
[Silent sequential shooting H] approx. 60 fps with selectable 15, 20, 30, 60 fps
[Silent sequential shooting L] approx. 18 fps with selectable 1-10, 15, 18 fps
[Pro Capture H] approx. 60 fps with selectable 15, 20, 30, 60 fps
[Pro Capture L] approx. 18 fps with selectable 1-10, 15, 18 fps

  • When using the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO

  • Maximum sequential shooting speed may be affected by several factors including lens used, brightness, aperture, shutter speed, and ISO setting.

  • When in Pro Capture mode, slower shutter speeds and flash cannot be used.

  • Pro Capture L is available when an M.Zuiko lens or lens without communication capability is attached. (Auto-focus is not available for lenses without communication capability).

  • Pro Capture H is available all attachable lenses.

  • In Pro Capture Sequential L, the minimum aperture is f/8.

  • When ISO is 8000 or above, the maximum sequential shooting speed is 30 fps, and the actual shooting speed may become slower than the set shooting speed by a few frames per second. When using ISO Bracketing, performance will be affected at ISO 2000 or above.

  • Focus and exposure are fixed at the values of the first shot when using sequential shooting H.

  • Maximum sequential shooting speed is 8.5 fps for anti-shock sequential shooting L, even when set to 9 or 10 fps.

Sequential shooting frame count

1- 99 frames

Pre-shutter Frames

  • For Pro Capture mode

Number of frames recorded prior to full-press of the shutter button can be set from 0 to 35 frames.

Sequential shooting maximum recordable frames

[Sequential shooting H 15 fps] RAW: Max. 102 frames, JPEG (LN): Max. 134 frames
[Sequential shooting L 10 fps] RAW: Max. 321 frames, JPEG (LN): Until card is full
[Silent sequential shooting L 60 fps] RAW: Max. 50 frames, JPEG (LN): Max. 51 frames
[Silent sequential shooting L 18 fps] RAW: Max. 77 frames, JPEG (LN): Max. 91 frames

  • When using the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO and the Toshiba SDXU-B032G memory card with standard card setting in slot 1.

  • Low ISO processing: Drive Priority is given to sequential shooting


Operation time: 12 sec., 2 sec., custom (Wait time: 1-30sec., Shot interval: 0.5 / 1 / 2 / 3sec., Number of shots: 1-10, Every time AF: ON/OFF)


Flash intensity control method

TTL Auto, Auto[*], Manual, Super FP[*] (FP-TTL AUTO, FP-MANUAL)

  • Available on the external flash

Bundled standard flash

FL-LM3 (dustproof and splashproof flash)
GN = 9.1 (ISO100m) / GN = 12.9 (ISO200m)
Bounce Capability (up and down: 45, 60, 75, 90 degree / left and right 30, 60, 90, 120, 150, 180 degree)

  • Powered by the camera

Flash mode

Redeye, Fill-in, Flash Off, Red-eye Slow sync. (1st curtain), Slow sync. (1st curtain), Slow sync. (2nd curtain), Manual (1/1 (FULL) ~ 1/64)

Synchronisation speed

1/250 sec.

  • When using Super FP: 1/125-1/8000 sec.

  • When using electronic shutter: 1/50 sec. up to ISO6400, 1/20 sec. for ISO 8000 and higher, and 1/20 sec. for ISO bracketing

Flash intensity control

Up to ±3 EV in 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps selectable

Compatible external flash

FL-50R, FL-36R, FL-20, FL-14, FL-300R, FL-600R, FL-900R, STF-8, FL-700WR

Wireless Flash Control

Compatible external flash

FL-50R, FL-36R, FL-300R, FL-600R, FL-900R, FL-700WR

Control method

Triggered and controlled by Olympus Wireless RC Flash system compatible flashes: included FL-LM3 or separately available FL-600R, FL-900R, STF-8 and FL-700WR

External Flash intensity type

TTL Auto, Auto, Manual, FP-TTL-AUTO, FP-MANUAL


4 channels

Group No.

4 groups (External flash 3 groups + commander flash)

White Balance

White balance mode

Auto WB, 7 Preset WBs, 4 Capture WBs, Custom WB(Kelvin setting)

White balance compensation

±7 steps along A-B / G-M axis

Colour Mode

Colour matrix

sRGB, Adobe RGB

Picture Mode


i-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, e Portrait, Underwater, Colour Creator, Art Filters


Auto, Normal, High Key, Low Key [except when using i-Enhance, Underwater, Art Filters, Color Creator]

Hilight and shadow control

±7 steps each for highlight, shadow, midtone

Art Filter

Art Filter
(Variation / Art Effect)

Pop Art (I, II / a.b.c.d.e.f)
Soft Focus ( - / c.e)
Pale & Light Colour (I, II / a.b.c.d.f)
Light Tone ( - / d.f)
Grainy Film (I, II / b.c.d.g.h)
Pin Hole (I, II, III / d)
Diorama ( I,II / d)
Cross Process (I, II / b.c.d.f)
Gentle Sepia ( - / a.b.c.d.f)
Dramatic Tone (I / b.c.d.e.f) (II / b.c.d.e.f.g.h)
Key Line (I, II / a.b.c.d.e)
WaterColour (I, II / a.b.c.d)
Vintage (I, II, III / a.b.c.d.e.f.i)
Partial Colour (I, II, III / a.b.c.d.e.f)
Bleach Bypass (I, II / a.b.c.d.e.f.i)
Instant Film (- / a.b.c.d.e.f.i)

Detail of Art Effect

a. Soft Focus Effect
b. Pin-Hole Effect
c. White Edge Effect
d. Frame Effect
e. Star Light Effect
f. Blur Effect (Top & bottom, Left & Right)
g. B & W Effect (None, Yellow, Orange, Red, Green)
h. Pict. Tone (None, Sepia, Blue, Purple, Green)
i. Shade Effect (Top & bottom, Left & Right)

Colour Ring (for partial color)

18 colour selectable

Colour Creator

Colour Creator

Colour pattern : 30 colours / Saturation setting -4 ~ +3


Exposure bracketing

2, 3 or 5 frames in 0.3 / 0.7 / 1.0 EV steps selectable, 7 frames in 0.3 / 0.7EV steps selectable

ISO bracketing

3 frames in 0.3 / 0.7 / 1.0 EV steps selectable

White balance bracketing

3 frames in 2, 4, 6 selectable steps for A-B/G-M axis.

Flash bracketing

3 frames in 0.3 / 0.7 / 1.0 EV step selectable

Art Filter bracketing

i-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, Art Filters, Colour Creator selectable

Focus bracketing

3 to 999 shots, focus steps adjustable from 1 to 10 (compatible with Micro Four Thirds lenses)

Focus stacking


  • Angle of view becomes slightly smaller (The cut area guide is displayed)

  • Compatible with:
    M.Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm F2.8 PRO,
    M.Zuiko Digital ED 8-25mm F4.0 PRO,
    M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO,
    M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm F4.0 PRO,
    M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm F4.0 IS PRO,
    M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm F2.8 PRO,
    M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm F2.8 PRO + M.Zuiko Digital 1.4x Teleconverter MC-14,
    M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm F2.8 PRO + M.Zuiko Digital 2x Teleconverter MC-20,
    M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS,
    M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS + M.Zuiko Digital 1.4x Teleconverter MC-14,
    M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS + M.Zuiko Digital 2x Teleconverter MC-20,
    M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm F1.8 Fisheye PRO,
    M.Zuiko Digital ED 30mm F3.5 Macro,
    M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm F2.8 Macro,
    M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm F4.0 IS PRO,
    M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm F4.0 IS PRO + M.Zuiko Digital 1.4x Teleconverter MC-14,
    M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm F4.0 IS PRO + M.Zuiko Digital 2x Teleconverter MC-20,
    M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO,
    M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO + M.Zuiko Digital 1.4x Teleconverter MC-14,
    M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO + M.Zuiko Digital 2x Teleconverter MC-20

HDR Function

HDR(Auto composite)

HDR1, HDR2 (painting-like)

  • ISO sensitivity is fixed at 200, and maximum shutter speed setting is 4 sec.

  • Exposure compensation can be performed.

Bracketing for HDR post process

3 or 5 frames in 2.0 or 3.0 EV steps, or 7 frames in 2.0 EV steps.

  • This sequential shooting H AE bracketing is specifically for shooting images that will be HDR-processed on a PC.

Fisheye / Keystone compensation

Keystone Compensation

With (can be confirmed in Live View)

  • Horizontal and vertical compensation can be performed simultaneously.

Fisheye compensation

Available when M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm Fisheye PRO is attached (angle : 1-3)

  • can be confirmed in Live View and can be underwater compensation

High Res Shot


Equivalent to 50 megapixels / 25 megapixels (8 shots combined into a single JPEG using sensor shift)

  • Available in P/A/S/M mode, RAW+JPEG or JPEG.

  • JPEG: 8160 x 6120(50M) 5760 x 4320(25M) / RAW: 10368 x 7776

  • RAW data can be developed in-camera. Development by PC is possible with Olympus Workspace.

Shutter Type

Electronic shutter

Shutter Speed

1/8000 - 60 sec.

Shutter start delay

0, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, 30sec.

Charge Time

0, 0.1, 0.2, 0.5, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, 30sec.

Anti-shock Mode

Shutter Type

Electronic first curtain shutter

Shutter Speed

1/320 - 60 sec.

  • For speeds over 1/320 sec., mechanical shutter will automatically be selected.

Shutter start delay

0, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, 30 sec.

Silent Mode

Shutter Type

Electronic shutter

Shutter Speed

1/32000 - 60 sec.

Shutter start delay

0, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, 30 sec.

Silent Mode Settings

Settings for sound, AF illuminator, and flash can be customised (default setting is Off for all three)

Flicker scan

Available M mode, S mode, and silent mode. (can be confirmed in Live View)

Live Bulb /. Live Time

Update interval time

0.5 sec. - 60 sec.

Live Composite

Update interval time / composite method

0.5 sec. - 60 sec. / Lighten Mode (Bright area prioritisation)

Interval Mode

Interval Mode

Interval Time 1 sec. - 24 hours, Max 999 frames
Automatic creation of time-lapse movies possible

Multi Exposure

Number of picture / Function

2 frames / auto gain adjustment, exposure on recorded picture (RAW)

Multi Aspect

Aspect Ratio

4:3 (Default) / 3:2 / 16:9 / 1:1 / 3:4

One push Tele-converter



Level Gauge




Recording format

MOV(MPEG-4AVC/H.264), AVI(Motion JPEG)

Mode / frame rate / compression method

4096 x 2160 (C4K) / 24p / IPB (approx. 237 Mbps)
3840 x 2160 (4K) / 30p, 25p, 24p / IPB (approx. 102 Mbps)
1920x1080 (FHD) / 30p, 25p, 24p / ALL-I (A-I), IPB (SF, F, N)
1920x1080 (FHD) / 60p, 50p / IPB (SF, F, N)
1280x720(HD) / 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p / ALL-I (A-I), IPB (SF, F, N)
60p: 59.94 fps, 50p: 50.00 fps, 30p : 29.97 fps, 25p : 25.00 fps, 24p: 23.98 fps, C4K 24.00 fps
FHD ALL-I (A-I: ALL-Intra / approx. 202 Mbps), FHD IPB (SF: SuperFine / approx. 52 Mbps, F: Fine / approx. 30 Mbps, N: Normal / approx. 18 Mbps)
HD ALL-I (A-I: ALL-Intra / approx. 102 Mbps), HD IPB(SF : SuperFine / approx. 26Mbps, F:Fine / approx. 14Mbps, N : Normal / approx.10Mbps)

HD (1280x720) / 30p

  • Frame rates may drop when particular Art Filters and Movie Effects are used.

  • Speed Class 10 SD card is recommended for shooting movies.

  • UHS-II or UHS-I Speed Class 3 card is recommended for 4K, C4K, ALL-I shooting.

Maximum recording time

[MOV] Approx. 29min
[AVI] HD: Approx. 7min[*]

  • Excluding when particular Art Filters are used

Art Filter Movie

With (Frame rates may drop when certain Art Filters are used)

Movie Effect

One-shot Echo / Multi-echo / Art Fade / Old Film

One-push Movie Digital Converter

Approx. 3x (enlarges view of touched area)

Time Lapse Movie

[AVI ]
3840 x 2160 (4K) / 5 fps
1920 x 1080 (FHD) / 5 fps, 10 fps, 15 fps
1280 x 720 (HD) / 5 fps, 10 fps, 15 fps, 30 fps


1, 2, 4, 8 sec.
(Further continued shooting possible up to 16 seconds by pressing movie record button again)

Quick Movie / Slow Movie

With (this function is not available for videos with certain frame rates)

Image Stabilization for Movie

M-IS1 (Image sensor shift and electronic image stabilizer with multi motion IS),
M-IS2 (Image sensor shift with multi motion IS), Off

  • While using M-IS1, field of view may be affected.

Grid Line / Focus Peaking

4 types of grid lines / 4 colours for focus peaking

Time code

Rec run/free run, drop frame/non-drop frame



Live View Output via HDMI

Monitor Mode (outputs video and info display to a connected monitor)[1]
Record Mode (outputs video only, with no info display)[2]

  • 1 Info display is not shown on the camera while recording. Footage is simultaneously displayed on the HDMI monitor (normal size) and on the camera (normal size or enlarged). However, the image cannot be enlarged on the camera when a movie is being recorded.

  • 2 Movie quality is set to YCbCr 4:2:2, frame rate follows movie setting (24p, 30p and 60p settings are not recommended.), and sound will be recorded.

Movie Picture Mode


  • View assist compatible

Exposure Control

Program AE, aperture priority AE, shutter priority AE, manual, Flicker scan[1] (1/250 - 1/30.0[2])

  • 1: Available only when in S, M mode. Selectable from minimum increment of 0.1.

  • 2: 50 fps movie: 1/50.0 sec., 60 fps movie: 1/60.0 sec.

AE Lock


[Movie] flicker scan

Available for M mode. (can be confirmed in Live View)

Recording (Sound)

Recording format

Wave Format (Stereo linear PCM/16-bit, Sampling frequency 48kHz)

Microphone / Speaker

Built-in stereo microphone / built-in mono speaker

  • External stereo microphone can be attached

Microphone function

Wind noise reduction, recording volume, microphone volume limiter, Audio dubbing possible for still pictures (up to 30 sec.)

  • May affect audio quality.

IC recorder linkage

Slate Tone / Synchronised Audio Rec-Movie Rec

  • LS-100 compatible

Wi-Fi Function

GPS info. Function

Via smartphone GPS data

Wireless Shooting

Live View, Rec View, Wireless Touch AF shutter, Self Timer (w/Countdown guidance, Sequential shooting, movie recording capability), Wireless Release, Movie Recording, Power Off
iAuto / ART / P / A / S / M (Live Bulb, Live Time, Live Composite) and drive mode can be selected.
Aperture, shutter speed, exposure, ISO sensitivity, white balance can be adjusted.

  • When in private connection

Image Share

File Type: JPEG, MOV
Connect to up to 4 devices simultaneously. Marking function for image share.

Easy Connection

QR code setting

Tethered shooting

Tethered shooting

Via USB cable (camera can be operated by both PC or camera controls)


Playback mode

Single-frame, information display, index display (4/9/25/100 frames), Clips, calendar, enlargement (equally value, 2x - 14x), movie (with sound, FF/REW/Pause), picture rotation (auto), slideshow (with sound including BGM, Slide show effects, replaceable BGM), Light Box display

Information display

Histogram (independent luminance / RGB available), Highlight/Shadow point warning, AF frame, Photographic information, OFF

Image Editing

Movie Editing function

Trimming (beginning / end) / in-movie image extraction[*] (4K only)

  • MOV format only

Editing function

RAW data edit, Gradation auto, Monochrome, Sepia, Red-eye fix, Saturation, Resize (1280x960, 640x480, 320x240), Trimming, Aspect, e-Portrait, Image Overlay, Post recording

RAW data edit

RAW data edit based on settings of the camera (including e-Portrait, Color Creator, Art Filter, ART-BKT). 2 programmable settings, preview capability.


Print function

Print reservation (DPOF), Direct print (PictBridge compatible)



34 languages selectable : English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Czech, Dutch, Danish, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Croatian, Slovenian, Hungarian, Greek, Slovakian, Turkish, Latvian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Rumanian, Indonesian, Malay, Thai


Mode dial my set

Modes C1, C2, and C3 can be accessed by mode dial

Menu my set

Modes C1, C2, and C3 can be accessed via the menu

Dial customization

Dial function and dial direction are customizable for both dials

Lever Customization

Select assignment from 3 different modes, power switch, or off (no function assignment)

Button Customization

Buttons can be customized (select from 35 functions)

  • Buttons on lenses and HLD-9 power batter holder can also be customized from the camera

  • Some buttons may have restrictions to what functions can be assigned

Copyright Settings/Lens info Settings

With / With (save up to 10 lenses)

Input / Output


USB Type-C

Remote controller connector

φ2.5Pin Jack (when using separately available RM-CB2)

HDMI connector

Micro HDMI (type D)

Flash attachment

Hot shoe, sync terminal

Wireless LAN

Built-in (IEEE 802.11b/g/n)

Microphone input jack

φ3.5 stereo mini jack (plug-in power on/off)

Headphone connector

φ3.5 stereo mini jack

PC interface

Super Speed (USB3.0)

Power Requirements


BLH-1 Li-ion battery (included)

Battery status display

Remaining power (10 steps, %, or by-minute display), shot count, degradation

Power Battery Holder

HLD-9 power battery holder is separately available (holds one BLH-1 battery).

AC Adapter

AC-5 AC adapter is separately available (connects to power battery holder HLD-9 to provide power to camera).

Sleep mode

With (1 / 3 / 5 min. off)

Number of recordable images

Approx. 440 shots (using BLH-1 and Toshiba SDHC UHS-I Card Exceria with IS ON, with no flashes attached, based on CIPA test standards)
Approx. 950 shots (using quick sleep mode, under Olympus testing conditions based on CIPA test standards)

Battery life for movie recording

Approx. 90 minutes (under standard JEITA testing)
Approx. 150 minutes (when zoom and other operational functions are not used)

  • When repeatedly recording at the maximum time of 29 minutes

Dimensions / Weight


W: 134.1 mm, H: 90.9 mm, D: 68.9 mm (based on CIPA standards: excludes protrusions)


Approx. 574 g (with BLH-1 battery and Memory card, based on CIPA standards)
Approx. 498 g (body only)

Operating Environment


-10 ~ +40°C (when in operation) / -20 ~ +60°C (when stored)


30 - 90% (when in operation) / 10 - 90% (when stored)

Box contents

Box contents

Body, USB cable, cable clip, shoulder strap, instruction manual, warranty card, FL-LM3 flash, BLH-1 Li-ion battery, BCH-1 rapid Li-ion battery charger

My Impressions