New Firmware Released for Olympus E-M1X, E-M II, E-M1 III & E-M5 III Update Stopped

Olympus released a new firmware update. Version 3.4 for the OM-D E-M1 Mark IIVersion 2.0 for the OM-D E-M1X and Version 1.2 for OM-D E-M1 Mark III now available for download.

This new firmware provides feature enhancements for photographers and ability to use focus stacking photography with M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC 1.25x IS PRO lens which is $7500 at Adorama and B&HPhoto.

Check out the details below with download links. The company also suspended the E-M5III firmware release due to a technical issue.

[ E-M1 Mark II ]

[ Precautions when updating firmware ]

When updating the firmware from version 1.x/2.x/3.0/3.1 to 3.4, the camera settings are reset. When updating the firmware from version 3.2/3.3 to 3.4, the camera settings are maintained.

Ver.3.4
(Dec. 03 2020)
  • Possible to use focus stacking photography with “M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO”.
  • Stability of image stabilizer operation when shooting video has been improved.

[ E-M1 Mark III ]

Ver.1.2
(Dec. 03 2020)
  • RAW output is possible for HDMI recorder NINJA V from Atomos Limited.
    The HDMI recorder NINJA V uses Apple ProRes RAW codec to record video.
  • Possible to use focus stacking photography with “M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO”.
  • Focus distance indicator can be displayed when shooting with manual focus.
  • Stability of image stabilizer operation when shooting video has been improved.

[ E-M1X ]

[ Precautions when updating firmware ]

  • Be sure to have a fully charged battery in the camera.
    Without sufficient power, the update may fail or will not start.
  • It takes time to complete the update depending on the internet speed due to the large file size for the firmware.
  • Do not disconnect the USB cable during the update until the OK icon is displayed.
    It takes about 5 minutes until the OK icon is displayed after the writing icon is displayed on the monitor of the camera.
Ver.2.0
(Dec. 03 2020)
  • “Birds” was added to Tracking Subject.
  • RAW output is possible for HDMI recorder NINJA V from Atomos Limited.
    The HDMI recorder NINJA V uses Apple ProRes RAW codec to record video.
  • Possible to use focus stacking photography with “M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO”.
  • Focus distance indicator can be displayed when shooting with manual focus.
  • Stability of image stabilizer operation when shooting video has been improved.

Download page for latest Olympus firmware.

$1,000 off on Olympus OM-D E-M1X: $1,999 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

$1,150 off on Olympus OM-D E-M1X with 40-150mm Lens: $3,348 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

In addition, the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III is now $400 off at AmazonB&HAdorama for $1,399.

The Olympus M.Zuiko 150-400mm F4 TC1.25x IS Pro is available for pre-order and will be released in late January 2021 for $7500 at Adorama and B&HPhoto. See Best Micro Four Thirds Lenses

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