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”

New Olympus E-M1X Tests Roundup

Here are the new Olympus E-M1X tests published on the web. The professional Micro Four Thirds camera offers enhanced reliability and performance.

The camera features a 20.4 megapixel Live MOS sensor, Cinema 4K movie recording, 18fps burst shooting with AF/AE tracking with world’s best image stabilization.

The E-M1X ($2,999 – Adorama | B&H | Amazon) is the largest, heaviest and toughest camera in the Micro Four Thirds system to date, measuring 144x147x75mm and weighing 997g with its two battery packs fitted. Check out the latest Olympus E-M1X tests below. Continue reading “New Olympus E-M1X Tests Roundup”

First Olympus E-M1X Reviews

First Olympus E-M1X reviews now available online. Check out the latest OM-D E-M1X reviews with sample images. The Olympus E-M1X camera is now in stock an shipping and is currently in stock at Amazon.

The E-M1X is the largest, heaviest and toughest camera in the Micro Four Thirds system to date, measuring 144x147x75mm and weighing 997g with its two battery packs fitted. Check out the latest Olympus E-M1x reviews below.

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Olympus E-M1X Camera Now in Stock and Shipping

The Olympus E-M1X camera is now shipping and is currently in stock at Amazon.

Olympus E-M1X has a 20.4MP Four Thirds sensor, Dual TruePic VIII processors, a 121-point hybrid autofocus system. The camera can shoot continuously at 60 fps with AF/AE lock and 18 fps with continuous AF/AE.

Olympus E-M1X Price: $2,999 Adorama | B&H | Amazon Continue reading “Olympus E-M1X Camera Now in Stock and Shipping”

Olympus OM-D E-M1X Instruction Manual now Available

The Olympus OM-D E-M1X Instruction Manual is now available for download.

Olympus E-M1X has a 20.4MP Four Thirds sensor, Dual TruePic VIII processors, a 121-point hybrid autofocus system. The camera can shoot continuously at 60 fps with AF/AE lock and 18 fps with continuous AF/AE.

The instruction manual for the Olympus E-M1X Micro Four Thirds camera is now available for download. You can download Olympus E-M1X user’s manual as pdf file.

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Olympus E-M1X video features review

Dpreview posted a video review of the Olympus E-M1X camera about its video features. While Olympus isn’t known for the video features on its cameras, the OM-D EM1X is the company’s most advanced model.

Most video features of Olympus E-M1X are unchanged from the E-M1 II. There’s a new ability to change autofocus points during video capture using a dedicated joystick control, and a new maximum frame rate of 120 fps for Full HD or HD capture. You can shoot 4K video (3,840 x 2,160 pixels) at 24, 25 or 30 frames per second, and Full HD or HD (1,280 x 720 pixels) at 24, 25, 30, 50, 60 or 120 frames per second. Continue reading “Olympus E-M1X video features review”