OM SYSTEM OM-1 Firmware Update Version 1.2 Released

The new firmware update version 1.2 for OM SYSTEM OM-1 camera is now available for download online.

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OM SYSTEM OM-1 Firmware Version 1.2

  • Enhanced stability of operation when shooting video.
  • Performance of C-AF when shooting still images has been improved.

OM SYSTEM OM-1 body: $2,199.99 at Amazon, B&HPhoto and Adorama

New OM SYSTEM OM-5 Camera Coming Soon with 41MP Sensor

According to Olympus rumors, new OM Digital OM-5 camera to be announced soon with 41MP BSI live-MOS Sensor (total 47MP). The Micro Four Thirds camera will be capable of high-speed continuous shooting at 20 frames per second.

OM SYSTEM OM-5 is expected to be announced in July / August 2022, and it is rumored that it will not be the successor to the current “OM-D E-M5 Mark III“. This information is coming from several sources on the Chinese social media platform Weibo and from previous reports.

Here are some unconfirmed specs for the OM-5:

  • 41MP BSI live-MOS Sensor
  • 20 fps shooting speed
  • 3 additional stops of high ISO
  • 1.5 more stops of dynamic range

Olympus E-M5 III at AmazonAdoramaB&Hphoto

The US price of the OM System OM-1 camera is $2,199.99 USD check availability at AmazonB&HPhoto and Adorama.

Full List of OM System OM-1 accessories

OM SYSTEM OM-1 Firmware Update Ver.1.1 Released

OM SYSTEM released the new firmware update version 1.1 for OM SYSTEM OM-1. You can follow the links below to download the firmware update.

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OM SYSTEM OM-1 Firmware Version 1.1

  • Improved stability of operations when shooting while utilizing the EVF.
  • Stability of connection with ATOMOS products has been improved.

Updating the OM Workspace is required before updating the firmware for OM-1.

The OM System OM-1 is a new flagship Micro Four Thirds camera that can shoot 20 megapixel images at 50fps and record 4K/60p movies.

OM SYSTEM OM-1 body: $2,199.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Olympus E-M1 Mark III and Mark II vs OM SYSTEM OM-1 – Should You UPGRADE?

Do you think you should upgrade your Olympus E-M1 series MFT camera to the new OM-1? Here is an in-depth review of Olympus E-M1 Mark III and Mark II vs OM SYSTEM OM-1 comparison.

Peter Forsgård published a Youtube video and asking “Should you upgrade from an Olympus E-M1 Mark III or E-M1 Mark II to OM SYSTEM OM-1? “.

The OM System OM-1 is a new flagship Micro Four Thirds camera that can shoot 20 megapixel images at 50fps and record 4K/60p movies.

Before you upgrade you need to ask yourself a few questions. I will go through what I ask myself before upgrading. Those questions might the ones that you should yourself too. Check out the video below.

The OM SYSTEM OM-1 camera is temporarily out of stock at all the major US stores: AmazonB&HAdorama.

Notice Regarding Some Operations of OM SYSTEM OM-1

The OM SYSTEM OM-1 flagship mirrorless camera is freezing when shooting with the EVF (viewfinder) frame rate set to “high speed”. OM System just release a notice that they will fix this issue via a new firmware update.

The OM System OM-1 is a new flagship Micro Four Thirds camera that can shoot 20 megapixel images at 50fps and record 4K/60p movies. The OM SYSTEM OM-1 camera is temporarily out of stock at all the major US stores: AmazonB&HAdorama. Stay tuned. Continue reading “Notice Regarding Some Operations of OM SYSTEM OM-1”

OM Digital Announces the Supply Shortage of OM SYSTEM OM-1

OM Digital Solutions announced the supply shortage of OM SYSTEM OM-1 camera. Production could not keep up with demand because of “more orders than expected” and “global semiconductor shortage”.

The OM System OM-1 is a new flagship Micro Four Thirds camera that can shoot 20 megapixel images at 50fps and record 4K/60p movies. The OM SYSTEM OM-1 camera is temporarily out of stock at all the major US stores: AmazonB&HAdorama. Continue reading “OM Digital Announces the Supply Shortage of OM SYSTEM OM-1”

OM System OM-1 – Accessories : HLD-10 and RM-WR1

Peter Forsgård published a video about the OM System OM-1 accessories you might NEED : HLD-10 and RM-WR1.

The OM System OM-1 is a new flagship Micro Four Thirds camera that can shoot 20 megapixel images at 50fps and record 4K/60p movies.

Full List of OM System OM-1 accessories

Continue reading “OM System OM-1 – Accessories : HLD-10 and RM-WR1”

First Part of OM SYSTEM OM-1 Development Story: OM-1 Absolute Reliability

OM Digital released the first part of OM SYSTEM OM-1 development story: OM-1 Absolute Reliability.

The US price of the OM System OM-1 camera is $2,199.99 USD check availability at B&HPhoto and Adorama

You can read the Japanese text at Fotopus (and here is the Google translation). Continue reading “First Part of OM SYSTEM OM-1 Development Story: OM-1 Absolute Reliability”

New OM System 40-150mm f/4 PRO Lens Reviews

Here are the first reviews of the OM SYSTEM M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f/4 PRO Lens.

The OM System 40-150mm F4.0 PRO is a weather-sealed telephoto zoom lens that offers an 80-300mm full-frame equivalent field of view. The lens is IP53 rated for dust- and splash-resistance when paired with a weather sealed camera, such as OM System’s new OM-1 Micro Four Thirds camera. It’s constructed of 15 elements in nine groups, uses a seven-blade circular aperture diaphragm and has a minimum focusing distance of 70cm (27.5″). The lens’ autofocus (AF) is driven via OM Systems’ Movie & Still Compatible (MSC) system, which OM Systems claims ‘benefits both photo and video applications due to its smooth, quiet, and fast performance.’

New OM System 40-150mm f/4 PRO Lens Reviews can be found below :

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OM System OM-1 : “The Best Micro Four Thirds Camera Ever Made”

The OM System OM-1 is a new flagship Micro Four Thirds camera that can shoot 20 megapixel images at 50fps and record 4K/60p movies.

Petapixel tested the newly released OM-1 camera and says  “it is the best MFT camera ever made”.

The US price of the OM System OM-1 camera is $2,199.99 USD check availability at B&HPhoto and Adorama.

Here are the details : Continue reading “OM System OM-1 : “The Best Micro Four Thirds Camera Ever Made””