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The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II features a new 20M Live MOS sensor that improves pixel characteristics for enhanced gradations and optimises pixel optics for better image quality at high sensitivities. By applying anti-reflective coating on the surface of the sensor, flaring and ghosts are reduced. Moving object distortion that tends to occur when recording movies is also reduced due to the high-speed reading performance of the new sensor.
The TruePic VIII image processor in the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II packs two types of quad cores on one chip, one dedicated to image processing, and the other for camera control and computation processes. A state-of-the-art process, which carries out parallel processing of sensor reading, AF processing, and image processing speeds up the camera and reduces power consumption.
The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II features a new type of in-body 5-axis image stabilisation that compensates for all types of camera shake, even when recording videos. When combined with lenses with in-lens image stabilisation, 5-axis sync IS provides the world's most powerful stabilisation performance equivalent to 6.5 shutter speed stops. Even the in-body 5-axis image stabilisation on its own boasts outstanding stabilisation performance equivalent to 5.5 shutter speed stops.
The Olympus E-M1 Mark II can record 4K (4096 x 2160) videos at a smooth 24P frame rate internally at a 237 Mbps bit rate. Additionally, the 5-axis mechanical sensor-shift image stabilisation is fully operational during video recording, enabling you to capture smooth video in 4K detail handheld.
The E-M1 Mark II's sensor features a large light sensitivity range of ISO 64 - 25,600. The high light sensitivity enables the camera to capture imagery in extreme low light conditions, while the low ISO 64 enables shooting at larger apertures or slower shutter speeds without using neutral density filters.
The Olympus OM-D E-M1 II features a 50 Megapixel High Res Shot function that is perfect for scenes where you need a higher resolution in photos, such as shooting artwork and landscapes. The camera moves the sensor in half-pixel increments while capturing eight shots, which are then used to generate a single high-resolution shot equal to that captured with a 50M sensor. The new TruePic VIII image processor effectively suppresses blur caused by moving subjects. It is also possible to capture 25M-equivalent images if you want to keep the file size smaller.
A completely new AF system makes it possible to capture fast-moving subjects. With a Dual FAST AF system that uses the 121-point AF area for both On-chip Phase Detection AF and Contrast AF, the E-M1 Mark II delivers dramatic advancements in AF precision, tracking performance, and operability.
Development of the new 20M Live MOS sensor together with the TruePic VIII image processor made maximum 60-fps AF/AE lock high-speed sequential shooting possible at a 20M pixel count. Amazing sequential shooting speed beyond that of DSLR cameras lets you capture split-second moments that cannot be seen with the naked eye, in incredible detail.
The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II is equipped with a high-speed viewfinder with a maximum frame rate of 120 fps, and a minimum display time lag of 0.005 sec. for optimal image display. With this display you won't miss capturing the precise moment when shooting fast-moving subjects.
The layout of the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO lens is designed to give it a portable size of 69.9 x 84 mm and low weight of 382g despite the 14 lens elements in 9 groups. A superfast fast constant 2.8 aperture provides great low light performance for night shots, and awesome depth of field control for portraits, this lens can take on any style.
Even when subjected to heavy professional use in harsh and testing conditions, the dust/splash/freezeproof construction of the M.Zuiko ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO lens makes sure you can rely on long-term operation in every kind of terrain.
Equipped with a Manual Focus Clutch, the Olympus 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO lens allows you to switch to manual focus instantly and use it the same way as a conventional manual focus lens. This lens also features MSC (Movie & Still Compatible) for fast, quiet and accurate AF.
40-150mm f/2.8 PRO Lens
The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO lens provides great image quality thanks to a collection of special elements and coatings including a ZERO coating, three aspherical elements, and four ED elements. Together these elements work in harmony to reduce destructive reflections, distortions and aberrations.
Thanks to the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO's constant super-fast f/2.8 aperture, you can zoom in/out – from wide angle to telephoto – without having to worry about exposure.
The Olympus 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO lens features a Dual VCM (voice coil motor) AF drive motors to make autofocus performance extremely fast and incredibly smooth
|Body type||SLR-style mirrorless|
|Max resolution||5184 x 3888|
|Image ratio w:h||4:3|
|Effective pixels||20 megapixels|
|Sensor photo detectors||22 megapixels|
|Sensor size||Four Thirds (17.4 x 13 mm)|
|ISO||Auto, 200-25600 (expands down to 64)|
|Boosted ISO (minimum)||64|
|White balance presets||7|
|Custom white balance||Yes (4 slots)|
|Image stabilization notes||up to 5.5 stops of shake reduction|
|Optics & Focus|
|Number of focus points||121|
|Lens mount||Micro Four Thirds|
|Focal length multiplier||2×|
|Screen / viewfinder|
|Articulated LCD||Fully articulated|
|Screen type||TFT LCD|
|Viewfinder magnification||1.48× (0.74× 35mm equiv.)|
|Minimum shutter speed||60 sec|
|Maximum shutter speed||1/8000 sec|
|Maximum shutter speed (electronic)||1/32000 sec|
|Manual exposure mode||Yes|
|Subject / scene modes||No|
|Built-in flash||No (FL-LM3 external flash included)|
|Flash range||9.10 m (at ISO 100)|
|External flash||Yes (via hot shoe or flash sync port)|
|Flash modes||Redeye, Fill-in, Flash Off, Red-eye Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(2nd curtain), Manual|
|Continuous drive||60.0 fps|
|Self-timer||Yes (2 or 12 secs, custom)|
|Exposure compensation||±5 (at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)|
|AE Bracketing||±5 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)|
|Storage types||Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC slots|
|USB||USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)|
|Remote control||Yes (wired or via smartphone)|
|Battery description||BLH-1 lithium-ion battery & charger|
|Weight (inc. batteries)||574 g|
|Dimensions||134 x 91 x 67 mm (5.28 x 3.58 x 2.64″)|
All products excluding batteries sold by Orms are covered by a minimum of a one year local warranty, reckoned from the date of purchase, to protect you against manufacturing defects.
Canon IXUS, PowerShot compact cameras are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty
Canon DSLR and Mirrorless cameras are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.
Canon video cameras including Legria and X-series are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty.
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Sigma and Tamron products are covered by a 3 Year Warranty.
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Lowepro's Limited Original Owner Warranty covers defects in materials and workmanship during the useful life of the product. The warranty does not cover damage caused by improper care.
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1. If a product is defective / faulty, ORMS will replace the product within a 10 day period deemed from the date of receiving the product. ORMS will also cover the shipping costs within the borders of South Africa.
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