New Firmware Updates Released for Olympus E-M1X & E-M1 Mark III

New firmware updates released for Olympus OM-D E-M1X & E-M1 Mark III cameras. This is a minor update as  Olympus OM-D E-M1X firmware updated to version 2.1 while Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III firmware updated to version 1.3.

Olympus OM-D E-M1X Firmware Version 2.1

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III Firmware Version 1.3

  • USB transmission with Mac equipped with M1 chip is now supported.
  • Stability of connection with ATOMOS products has been improved.

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

$100 off on Olympus E-M1 Mark III: $1,699 at AmazonB&H

See also : Best Lenses for Olympus E-M1 Mark III and Best Memory Cards for Olympus E-M1 Mark III.

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Olympus Announced the Completion of the transfer to Japan Industrial Partners (JIP)

Olympus has completed the camera division transfer to Japan Industrial Partners (JIP). The new website will be located at om-digitalsolutions.com and will be live on January 5th.

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Here is the Google translated text from the original Japanese PDF press release: Continue reading “Olympus Announced the Completion of the transfer to Japan Industrial Partners (JIP)”

Video About Olympus Firmware Updates: Bird Tracking and ProRes Raw

As you know a new firmware update adds bird detection autofocus to the E-M1X. So Does bird detect AF make the Olympus E-M1X a crazy bird finding machine? DPReview TV published a video review to find an answer to this question.

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. Continue reading “Video About Olympus Firmware Updates: Bird Tracking and ProRes Raw”

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. Continue reading “New Firmware Released for Olympus E-M1X, E-M II, E-M1 III & E-M5 III Update Stopped”

New Firmware Update V2.0 for Olympus E-M1X Adds Bird AF

Along with the new M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC 1.25x IS PRO lens, Olympus also released the new firmware update version 2.0 for Olympus OM-D E-M1X (AmazonB&HAdorama) mirrorless camera. OM-D E-M1X  firmware version 2.0 will be available for download on December 2, 2020. Continue reading “New Firmware Update V2.0 for Olympus E-M1X Adds Bird AF”

Firmware Development for RAW Video Data Output for E-M1X and E-M1 III

Olympus is pleased to announce development for firmware that enables output of RAW video data from the Olympus OM-D E-M1X and Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III mirrorless cameras to the ATOMOS NINJA V HDR monitor recorder. Data will be recorded to the ATOMOS NINJA V as Apple ProRes RAW for flexible image editing. This lends greater flexibility to professional video production post-processing tasks, such as adjusting exposure and color grading recorded footage. The firmware is being developed in collaboration with ATOMOS and is scheduled for release in Winter 2020. Continue reading “Firmware Development for RAW Video Data Output for E-M1X and E-M1 III”

Olympus Updates Firmware for E-M1X, E-M II, E-M1 III, E-M5 III Cameras

Olympus released a new firmware update. Version 3.3 for the OM-D E-M1 Mark IIVersion 1.3 for the OM-D E-M1X, Version 1.2 for OM-D E-M5 Mark III and Version 1.1 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 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS lens ($1,499 at B&HAdorama).

Check out the details below with download links. See also recent Olympus announcements on OM-D E-M10 Mark IV Camera & M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm f/5.0-6.3 IS Lens. Continue reading “Olympus Updates Firmware for E-M1X, E-M II, E-M1 III, E-M5 III Cameras”

Olympus Released New Firmware for Olympus E-M1X, E-M II and E-M5 III

Olympus released a new firmware update for the three flagship MFT cameras. Version 3.2 for the OM-D E-M1 Mark IIVersion 1.2 for the OM-D E-M1X and Version 1.1 for OM-D E-M5 Mark III now available for download.

Specifically designed for the professional models in the OM-D series, the OM-D E-M1 Mark II, E-M5 III and OM-D E-M1X, this new firmware provides feature enhancements for photographers and ability to use focus stacking photography with  ($649 at AmazonAdoramaB&HPhoto). Continue reading “Olympus Released New Firmware for Olympus E-M1X, E-M II and E-M5 III”

Olympus E-M1 Mark II V3.0 and E-M1X V1.1 Firmware Updates Released

Olympus released a major firmware update version 3.0 for the OM-D E-M1 Mark II, version 1.1 for the OM-D E-M1X and Version 1.1 for Olympus Workspace.

OM-D E-M1 Mark II firmware Version 3.0 adds high-precision autofocus (AF) performance and the high image quality currently available on Olympus’ newest OM-D, the E-M1X. Specifically designed for the professional models in the OM-D series, the OM-D E-M1 Mark II and OM-D E-M1X, this new firmware provides feature enhancements for photographers who require portability and smooth operation of the camera when shooting. Continue reading “Olympus E-M1 Mark II V3.0 and E-M1X V1.1 Firmware Updates Released”

Sony Working on 34MP Micro Four Thirds Sensor

Sony is rumored to be working on a new high-resolution 34MP image sensor for Micro Four Thirds system cameras.

This is also the perfect sensor resolution for 8K video recordings. So this could be another sensor for a possible video-centric Micro Four Thirds device.

We see 8k resolution usually as 7680×4320 in 16:9 aspect ratio.
This makes the sensor to be around 33.18MP to offer these values.  Continue reading “Sony Working on 34MP Micro Four Thirds Sensor”