Olympus OM-D E-M1X Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body Only)

The robust and sophisticated Olympus OM-D E-M1X Camera is a Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera, that features high performance features built-in to fit the most stringent needs of demanding photographers.

Designed with a 20.4MP Live MOS Micro Four Thirds Sensor along with the dual truePic VIII Image Processors – the Olympus OM-D E-M1X Camera is capable of performing a variety of professional features for photographers and videographers, such as enhanced Autofocus with the newly subject detection auto-focus technology, high frame rate performance, and notable image quality with the ability to deliver 50MP equivalent Handheld High Res Shots.

Other outstanding features of this powerful E-M1X camera include DCI and UHD 4K video recording and OM-Log recording which can then be colour graded in post-production; 121-Point All Cross-Type Phase-Detection Autofocus being precise and extremely fast; 5-Axis Sensor-Shift Image Stabilisation; a variety of advanced shooting modes; a durable shutter unit to perform for over 400 000 actuations; dual SD memory card slots; and an integrated vertical grip that offers a more secured design – enabling you to photograph from a variety of angles, and it also accommodates two BLH-1 lithium-ion rechargeable batteries – giving you double the amount of photographs.

  • 20.4MP Live MOS Micro Four Thirds Sensor
  • Dual TruePic VIII Image Processors
  • Integrated Vertical Grip, Dual Batteries
  • 2.36m-Dot 0.83x Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3.0" 1.037m-Dot Vari-Angle Touchscreen
  • DCI 4K/24p & UHD 4K/30p Video Recording
  • 5-Axis Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization
  • 15 fps Shooting and Expanded ISO 25600
  • 121-Point All Cross-Type Phase-Detect AF
  • Weather-Sealed Construction
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High Resolution, 20.4MP Live MOS Sensor & Dual TruePic VIII Image Processors

Intelligent and powerful features have been planted into this classy Olympus OM-D E-M1X Camera, such as the high-resolution 20.4MP Live MOS sensor along with its high-speed dual TruePic Image Processors – to deliver cutting-edge functionality, and to create high image quality. The sensor in the latest E-M1X Olympus camera has improved its sensitivity and a standard ISO sensitivity range of ISO 6400. The sensor is also protected with Anti-Reflective coating that’s been applied to the surface, to effectively reduce flare and ghosting and it also minimises movement distortion through faster signal read out speeds – which will gladly enable 4K video recording with absolutely low power consumption.The dual TruePic VIII Image Processors makes it possible that the camera can accommodate two SD memory cards, reduces the start-up time, allows Intelligent Subject Detect AF.


Tripod High Res Shot

This mode will allow the image sensor in the Olympus OM-D E-M1X Camera to move in 0.5-pixel increments to photograph 8 images, which will then be merged to form a single 50MP high-resolution image. This is ideal for overpowering movement such as rippling surface of water or even leaves that are shaking in the wind.


In-Body Fisheye Compensation

All thanks to its powerful dual TruePic VIII Image processors, the camera a feature that makes it possible to remove the fisheye effect when your camera is compared with the M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm F/1.8 Fisheye Pro lens. The correction effect of this compensation can either be seen in Live View, on the camera monitor or the viewfinder.


Intelligent & Enhanced Customisable Autofocus System

Olympus has greatly improved it autofocus, being much more enhanced than before – to provide photographers more autofocus capabilities. This will enable you as the photographer to customise and inclusion of multi point selector which will allow the camera to have greater responsiveness to a subject’s size, speed and movement. In addition to all of this, it also features the newly Intelligent Subject Detection Autofocus – that allows the camera to detect specific subjects.


Face Priority and Eye Priority Autofocus

A powerful feature that’s been incorporated into the Olympus OM-D E-M1X camera, that can greatly be used by portrait photographers is the face priority and eye priority autofocus mode. The mode will always make sure that it automatically detects and focuses on the subject’s face and eyes.


OM-D Movie -Handheld and Cinema 4K Video Recording

Enjoy every moment recorded in high resolution 4K format with the Olympus OM-D E-M1X camera. The camera also features video electronic stabilisation to compensate handheld cinema-quality 4K video recording. The image stabilisation strength has been designed with three levels to allow you as the photographer to match the position and movement precisely.


Fully Weather-Sealed Construction

The Olympus OM-D E-M1X features a fully weather-sealed construction, being dust, splash and freeze proof. You can still make use of connecting the microphone, headphone terminals and you don’t have to worry about anything getting damaged as the sealing still remains maintained when shooting in harsh weather conditions. (Note: to shoot with a rain cover when having additional accessories attached)


OM-Log Video Recording

The OM-Log recording option provides a high degree of freedom during shooting without the worry of your settings being overexposed, loss of any details in dark sections and highlights. The OM-Log mode is commonly used by professional videographers, as it allows you to take it into post-production for colour grading.


High Speed Movie @ 120fps

The high-speed movie mode allows you to have much more creative control, letting you slow down your video recording @ 120fps in Full HD format.


Stay Connected with Image Share

Olympus has made things so much easier with the Image Share app where you can easily connect your smartphone to your camera by simply scanning the QR code within the app – which will quickly pair the two devices. Once you have access to the app, you’ll be able to easily transfer data such as images and videos over WiFi from the camera to your smartphone.


Integrated Vertical Grip

The Olympus OM-D E-M1X camera features a fairly large design which is all thanks to its integrated vertical grip – still featuring the same grip and controls whether its being held vertically or horizontally. The design now also features much deeper rests on both vertical and horizontal orientations to provide a much better feel & grip to photographers that are shooting for longer periods of time.

Olympus OM-D E-M1X Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body Only)

Product Type

Product typeMicro Four Thirds interchangeable lens system camera
MemorySD, SDHC[*], SDXC[*]
  • UHS-I, II compatible
Sensor size17.4 mm (H) x 13.0 mm (V)
Lens mountMicro Four Thirds Mount

Image Sensor

Product type4/3 Live MOS Sensor
Number of pixels / aspect ratioNumber of effective pixels: Approx. 20.4 million pixels
Total number of pixels: Approx. 21.8 million pixels
Aspect ratio: 1.33 (4:3)
Dust reductionSupersonic Wave Filter (image sensor dust reduction system)

Still Photo Recording

Recording formatDCF2.0, Exif2.31
File formatRAW (12-bit lossless compression), JPEG, RAW+JPEG
Recording image size[RAW] 5184 x 3888 pixels
[JPEG] 5184 x 3888 pixels - 1024 x 768 pixels
Dual Slot SettingsStandard, Auto Switch, Dual Independent, Dual Same
  • When two cards are inserted, card to be saved on to or to be viewed can be designated.
Folder creation and selectionWith
CopyCopy single file, copy multiple files and copy all
  • When copied, the new file will be given a different name from that of the original file.

Image Stabilisation System

TypeBuilt-in 5-axis[*] sensor-shift image stabilisation for movie and still photos
  • yaw / pitch / roll / vertical shift / horizontal shift
Mode4 modes (S-IS AUTO, S-IS1, S-IS2, S-IS3), OFF
Live View image stabilisationActivation by half-pressing shutter button or pressing AEL / AFL button, enlarging view
Focal length setting11 settings: 10 programmable settings (10 lenses), 1 open setting
Lens IS priorityWith
5-axis Sync ISWith[*]
  • When using M.Zuiko Digital lenses equipped with image stabilisation
Stabilisation performance7.0 EV[*]
  • Based on CIPA measurement conditions. When using M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO (focal length =40mm (35mm equivalent: 80mm))
7.5 EV[*]
  • Based on CIPA measurement conditions. When using M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm F4.0 PRO (focal length =100mm (35mm equivalent: 200mm)), with camera body IS set to Off, Frame rate: High

Finder

Finder typeEye-level electronic viewfinder, approx. 2.36M dots
Field of view / Viewfinder magnificationApprox. 100% / Approx. 1.48x[1]-1.65x[2] (-1m-1, 50mm lens, Infinity)
  • 1: Finder Style 1, 2 (aspect ratio 4:3)
  • 2: Finder Style 3 (aspect ratio 4:3)
Eye point / Diopter adjustment rangeApprox. 21mm (-1m-1, Distance from rear lens surface) / -4 ~ +2m-1
PreviewLive View preview with depth of field preview lock
Display GridOff / normal grid / trichotomy /golden grid / scale / diagonal / movie grid
  • grid colour is selectable
Level Gauge2-axis (horizontal / vertical) level gauge
Finder Style3 styles
Brightness and Colour Temperature ControlAdaptive brightness technology (EVF Auto Luminance) / ±7 level manual brightness control / ±7 level manual colour temperature control
S-OVF (Simulated OVF)Expands the Live View dynamic range.
  • Available in the EVF when in P, A, S, M and B modes. Art filter, WB and exposure are not reflected in EVF.

Live View

Live ViewApprox. 100% field of view,
exposure compensation preview, WB adjustment preview,
gradation preview, face detection preview (up to 8 faces),
grid line, magnification display (x3 / x5 / x7 / x10 / x14),
Display modes: Standard, Histogram, Highlight & Shadow, Level Gauge, Off (Image Only)
PreviewPreview with depth of field preview lock
Live View BoostLive View Boost 1, Live View Boost 2[*] (For dark situations)
  • Settings can be specified for each shooting mode
  • Live View Boost 2: Frame Rate Priority or Quality Priority selectable
  • Off: Brightness in Live View shows specified exposure settings.

Monitor

Monitor type3.0-inch vari-angle monitor[*]
  • Approx.1037k dots (3:2), electrostatic capacitance touch panel
Touch controlShutter release, Touch AF (AF area selection, AF area size adjustment) AF targeting pad, frame forward / backward, magnified playback, Super Control Panel, Wi-Fi connection, movie controls
Tilting capabilityWith (mirror display when monitor is in self portrait position)
Brightness / Colour temperature control±7 levels / ±7 levels
Colour tone selectVivid / Natural

Focusing

AF systemHigh-speed imager AF: Imager phase detection AF and imager contrast AF used in combination: When a Micro Four Thirds lens (mount adapter sold separately necessary) is attached, imager phase detection AF is always enabled).
AF working rangeEV -3.5 - 20 (S-AF, ISO approx.100, with a F2.8 lens)
Focusing point / Focusing point selection mode121-point cross-type phase detection AF and 121-point contrast AF / All target, single target (normal / small), group target (5-area / 9-area / 25-area), custom target 1-4 (AF area and its increment steps selectable)
Focus modeSingle AF (S-AF)[1] / Continuous AF (C-AF)[1] / Manual Focus (MF) / AF tracking (C-AF + TR)[1] / Preset MF[2]
  • 1 AF+MF selectable
  • 2 Distance setting values are rough estimates and not compatible lens except the AF lens.
AF performanceC-AF lock (5 steps) , AF scanner (3 types) , C-AF Center Priority , C-AF Center Start
AF limiterWith (Fn button can be assigned to On / Off and up to 3 distance settings can be saved.)
  • Distance setting values are rough estimates.
AF targeting padWith (activate / deactivate with double tap on rear monitor)
Magnified frame AF3x , 5x , 7x , 10x , 14x
  • Autofocusing is possible in the magnified frame; can be assigned to button to turn magnify frame AF on / off and to activate magnification; touch icon on monitor to turn off; enables selection of focusing point from 800 or more.
Super spot AFWith[*] (Contrast AF in center of the monitor when magnified)
  • Available only when a Micro Four Thirds lens is attached.
Face detection AF / Eye detection AFWith
Eye Detection AF mode: off, nearer-eye priority, right-eye priority, left-eye priority
Intelligent Subject Detection AFWith
Formula cars, rally cars, motorcycles, aircrafts, helicopters, bullet trains, standard trains, steam locomotives
Manual focus assistFocus ring rotation activates Live View image magnification and / or focus peaking when in S-AF + MF or MF mode
Peaking functionActivate with Fn button or focus ring
Change peaking settings using the Info button
Colour selection: white, black, red, yellow
Intensity selection: high, normal, low
Back light effect: on, off
AF Focus Adj.Adjust all, adjust by lens (for Phase detection AF only)
AF illuminatorWith

Exposure Control (Still)

Metering system (TTL Image sensor metering)Digital ESP metering (324-area multi pattern metering), center-weighted average metering, spot metering[*], spot metering with highlight control, spot metering with shadow control
  • Also available AF target spot metering
Metering rangeEV -2 - 20 (ISO approx.100, with a F2.8 lens)
Exposure mode / Shooting modeP: program AE (program shift can be performed), A: aperture priority AE, S: Shutter priority AE, M: Manual, B: Bulb (Live Bulb, Live Time and Live Composite are available), Custom 1~4
ISO sensitivityAUTO ISO (default): LOW (approx.64) ‐ 6400 with customizable default and upper limit (200 - 6400)
Manual ISO: LOW (approx.64, approx.100), 200 - 25600 (adjustable in 1/3 or 1 EV steps)
Exposure compensation±5 EV, adjustable by 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV steps
When shooting in HDR or in video, only adjustable up to ±3 EV steps
Live View only reflects up to ±3 EV steps
AE lockLocks with a half-press of the shutter button (can be set to AEL / AFL button as well)
Anti-Flicker ShootingWith

Shutter

Shutter typeFocal-plane shutter (mechanical shutter): 1/8000 - 60 sec., with selectable EV adjustment steps (1/3, 1/2, 1)
  • Live Bulb / LiveTime: selectable exposure time (1 / 2 / 4 / 8 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 min.), with 8-min. default setting
  • Live Composite: 3 hours maximum shooting time
Electronic first curtain shutter (Anti-shock mode): 1/320 - 60 sec.,
Electronic shutter (Silent mode): 1/32000 - 60 sec.,
Flicker Scan: Video recording 1/30 (50 fps: 1/50, 60 fps: 1/60, Highspeed: 1/120) -1/250.0, Still 1/50.0-1/7634
  • Video recording S / M mode, Still S / M silent mode only. Selectable with a minimum of 0.1

Drive

Sequential shooting maximum speed[Sequential shooting H] approx. 15 fps with selectable 10-15 fps
[Sequential shooting L] approx. 10 fps with selectable 1-10 fps
[Anti-shock sequential shooting L] approx. 8.5 fps with selectable 1-8 fps
[Silent sequential shooting H] approx. 60 fps with selectable 15, 20, 30, 60 fps
[Silent sequential shooting L] approx. 18 fps with selectable 1-10, 15, 18 fps
[Pro Capture H] approx. 60 fps with selectable 15, 20, 30, 60 fps
[Pro Capture L] approx. 18 fps with selectable 1-10, 15, 18 fps
  • When using the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO
  • Maximum sequential shooting speed may be affected by several factors including lens used, brightness, aperture, shutter speed, and ISO setting
  • When in Pro Capture mode, slower shutter speeds and flash can not be used
  • Pro Capture L mode is available when an M.Zuiko lens or lens without communication capability is attached. (Auto-focus is not available for lenses without communication capability).
  • In Pro Capture L mode, the minimum aperture is F8.
  • When ISO is 8000 or above, 30 fps becomes the maximum sequential shooting speed, and the actual shooting speed may become slower than the set shooting speed by a few frames per second. When using ISO Bracketing, performance will be affected at ISO 2000 or above
  • Focus and exposure are fixed at the values of the first shot when using sequential shooting H
  • Maximum sequential shooting speed is 8.5 fps for anti-shock sequential shooting L, even when set to 9 or 10 fps
Sequential shooting frame count1- 99 frames
Pre-shutter Frames (For Pro Capture mode only)Number of frames recorded prior to full-press of the shutter button can be set from 0 to 35 frames.
Sequential shooting maximum recordable frames[*][Sequential shooting H 15 fps] RAW: Max. 103 frames, JPEG (LF): Max. 132 frames
[Sequential shooting L 10 fps] RAW: Max. 287 frames, JPEG (LF): Until card is full
[Silent sequential shooting H 60 fps] RAW: Max. 49 frames, JPEG (LF): Max. 49 frames
[Silent sequential shooting L 18 fps] RAW: Max. 74 frames, JPEG (LF): Max. 89 frames
  • When using the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO and the Toshiba SDXU-D032G memory card with standard card setting in slot 1.
  • Low ISO processing: Priority is given to sequential shooting
Self-timerOperation time: 12 sec., 2 sec., custom (Wait time: 1-30 sec., Shot interval: 0.5 / 1 / 2 / 3 sec., Number of shots: 1-10, Every time AF: On / Off)

Flash

Flash intensity control methodTTL Auto, Auto[*], Manual, Super FP[*] (FP-TTL AUTO, FP-MANUAL)
  • Available on the external flash
Flash modeRedeye, Fill-in, Flash Off, Red-eye Slow sync. (1st curtain), Slow sync. (1st curtain), Slow sync. (2nd curtain), Manual (1/1 (FULL) - 1/64)
Synchronisation speed1/250 sec.
  • When using Super FP: 1/125-1/8000 sec.
  • When using electronic shutter: 1/50 sec. up to ISO 6400, 1/20 sec. for ISO 8000 and higher, and 1/20 sec. for ISO bracketing
Flash intensity controlUp to ±3 EV in 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps selectable
Compatible external flashFL-50R, FL-36R, FL-20, FL-14, FL-300R, FL-600R, FL-900R, STF-8, FL-700WR

Wireless Flash Control

Compatible external flashFL-50R, FL-36R, FL-300R, FL-600R, FL-900R, FL-700WR
Control methodTriggered and controlled by Olympus Wireless RC Flash system compatible flashes: included FL-LM3 or separately available FL-600R, FL-900R, STF-8 and FL-700WR
External Flash intensity typeTTL Auto, Auto, Manual, FP-TTL-AUTO, FP-MANUAL
Channel4 channels
Group No.4 groups (External flash 3 groups + commander flash)
Radio wireless controlWith

White Balance

White balance modeAuto WB, 7 Preset WBs, 4 Capture WBs, Custom WB (Kelvin setting)
White balance compensation±7 steps along A-B / G-M axis

Colour Mode

Colour matrixsRGB, Adobe RGB

Picture Mode

Modei-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, e-Portrait, Underwater, Colour Creator, Art Filters
GradationAuto, Normal, High Key, Low Key
  • except when using e-Portrait, Underwater, Art Filters, Colour Creator
Hilight and shadow control±7 steps each for highlight, shadow, midtone

Art Filter

Art Filter
(Variation / Art Effect)
Pop Art (I, II / a, b, c, d, e, f)
Soft Focus (- / c, e)
Pale & Light Colour (I, II / a, b, c, d, f)
Light Tone (- / d, f)
Grainy Film (I, II / b, c, d, g, h)
Pin Hole (I, II, III / d)
Diorama (I,II / d)
Cross Process (I, II / b, c, d, f)
Gentle Sepia (- / a, b, c, d, f)
Dramatic Tone (I / b, c, d, e, f) (II / b, c, d, e, f, g, h)
Key Line (I, II / a, b, c, d, e)
WaterColour (I, II / a, b, c, d)
Vintage (I, II, III / a, b, c, d, e, f, i)
Partial Colour (I, II, III / a, b, c, d, e, f)
Bleach Bypass (I, II / a, b, c, d, e, f, i)
Instant Film (- / a, b, c, d, e, f, i)
Detail of Art Effecta. Soft Focus Effect
b. Pin-Hole Effect
c. White Edge Effect
d. Frame Effect
e. Star Light Effect
f. Blur Effect (Top & bottom, Left & Right)
g. B&W Effect (None, Yellow, Orange, Red, Green)
h. Pict. Tone (None, Sepia, Blue, Purple, Green)
i. Shade Effect (Top & bottom, Left & Right)
Colour Ring (for partial color)18 colour selectable

Colour Creator

Colour CreatorColour pattern : 30 colours / Saturation setting -4 - +3

Bracketing

Exposure bracketing2, 3 or 5 frames in 0.3, 0.7, 1.0 EV steps selectable, 7 frames in 0.3, 0.7 EV steps selectable
ISO bracketing3 frames in 0.3, 0.7, 1.0 EV steps selectable
White balance bracketing3 frames in 2, 4, 6 selectable steps for A-B / G-M axis.
Flash bracketing3 frames in 0.3, 0.7, 1.0 EV step selectable
Art Filter bracketingi-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, Art Filters, Colour Creator selectable
Focus bracketing3 to 999 shots, focus steps adjustable from 1 to 10 (compatible with Micro Four Thirds lenses)
Focus stackingWith[*]
  • Angle of view becomes slightly smaller (The cut area guide is displayed)
Compatible with: 
M.Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm F2.8 PRO
M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO
M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm F4.0 IS PRO
M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm F2.8 PRO
M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm F1.8 Fisheye PRO
M.Zuiko Digital ED 30mm F3.5 Macro
M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm F2.8 Macro
M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm F4.0 IS PRO

HDR Function

HDR(Auto composite)HDR1, HDR2 (painting-like)
  • ISO sensitivity is fixed at 200, and maximum shutter speed setting is 4 sec.
  • Exposure compensation can be performed.
Bracketing for HDR post process3 or 5 frames in 2.0 or 3.0 EV steps, or 7 frames in 2.0 EV steps.
  • This sequential shooting H AE bracketing is specifically designed for shooting images that will be HDR-processed on a PC.

Keystone Compensation

Keystone CompensationWith (can be confirmed in Live View)
  • Horizontal and vertical compensation can be performed simultaneously*up to ±20 step of horizontal and vertical compensation can be performed simultaneously.

Fisheye Compensation

Fisheye Compensation3 styles (can be confirmed in Live View)
  • Underwater correction compatible
  • Enabled when M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm F1.8 Fisheye PRO is used.

Live ND

Live NDWith
  • S / M mode only, flash can not be used, ISO up to 800, the maximum shutter speed is 1 / 30 (when ND2 is set) and the speed drops if the number of ND steps is raised

High Res Shot

ResolutionEquivalent to 50 megapixels / 25 megapixels
  • Available in P / A / S / M mode, RAW+JPEG or JPEG.
  • JPEG: 8160 x 6120 (50M), 5760 x 4320 (25M) / RAW: 10368 x 7776
  • RAW data can be developed in-camera. You need to install Olympus Workspace to develop on a PC.
Shutter Type / Shutter SpeedElectronic shutter / 1/8000 - 60 sec.

Handheld High Res Shot

ResolutionEquivalent to 50 megapixels / 25 megapixels
  • Available in P / A / S / M mode, RAW+JPEG or JPEG.
  • JPEG: 8160 x 6120 (50M), 5760 x 4320 (25M) / RAW: 8160 x 6120
  • Flash can not be used
  • RAW data can be developed in-camera. You need to install Olympus Workspace to develop on a PC.
Shutter Type / Shutter SpeedElectronic shutter / 1/8000 - 60 sec.

Anti-shock Mode

Shutter Type / Shutter SpeedElectronic first curtain shutter / 1/320[*] - 60 sec.
  • For speeds over 1/320 sec., mechanical shutter will automatically be selected.
Shutter start delay0, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, 30sec.

Silent Mode

Shutter Type / Shutter SpeedElectronic shutter / 1/32000 - 60 sec.
Shutter start delay0, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, 30 sec.
Silent Mode SettingsSettings for sound, AF illuminator, and flash can be set to On / Off separately (default setting is Off for all three)

Live Bulb / Live Time

Update interval time0.5 sec. - 60 sec.

Live Composite

Update interval time / composite method0.5 sec. - 60 sec. / Lighten Mode (Bright area prioritisation)

Interval Mode

Interval ModeInterval Time 1 sec. - 24 hours, Max 999 frames.
Creating Time-lapse movie automatically available

Multi Exposure

Number of picture / Function2 frames / Auto gain, Exposing on Recorded picture (RAW)

Multi Aspect

Aspect Ratio4:3 (Default), 3:2, 16:9, 1:1, 3:4

One Push Tele-converter

Magnificationx2

Level Gauge

Detection2-axis

Video Recording

Recording formatMOV (MPEG-4AVC / H.264)
Mode / frame rate / compression method[MOV]
4096 x 2160 (C4K) / 24p / IPB (approx. 237 Mbps)
3840 x 2160 (4K) / 30p, 25p, 24p / IPB (approx. 102 Mbps)
1920 x 1080 (FHD) / 30p, 25p, 24p / ALL-I (A-I), IPB (SF, F, N)
1920 x 1080 (FHD) / 60p, 50p / IPB (SF, F, N)
1280 x 720 (HD) / 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p / ALL-I (A-I), IPB (SF, F, N)
60p: 59.94 fps, 50p: 50.00 fps, 30p: 29.97 fps, 25p: 25.00 fps, 24p: 23.98 fps, C4K 24.00 fps
FHD ALL-I (A-I: ALL-Intra / approx. 202 Mbps),
FHD IPB (SF: Super Fine / approx. 52 Mbps, F: Fine / approx. 30 Mbps, N: Normal / approx. 18 Mbps)
HD ALL-I (A-I:ALL-Intra / approx. 102 Mbps),
HD IPB (SF: SuperFine / approx. 26 Mbps, F: Fine / approx. 14 Mbps, N: Normal / approx. 10 Mbps)
  • Frame rates may drop when particular Art Filters is used.
  • Class 10 or higher SD card is recommended for shooting movies.
  • UHS-II or UHS-I U3 card is recommended for 4K, C4K, ALL-I shooting.
Maximum recording timeApprox. 29 min.
Art Filter MovieWith (Frame rates may drop when certain Art Filters are used)
One-push Movie Digital ConverterApprox. 3x
Time Lapse Movie3840 x 2160 (4K) / 5 fps
1920 x 1080 (FHD) / 5 fps, 10 fps, 15 fps
1280 x 720 (HD) / 5 fps, 10 fps, 15 fps, 30 fps
Quick Movie / Slow MovieWith (Both or either of the two may not be available depending on the frame rates.
High speed movie120 fps (1920 x 1080 / MOV)
Image Stabilisation for MovieM-IS1[*] (multi motion IS by Image sensor shift and electronic image stabiliser),
M-IS2 (multi motion IS by Image sensor shift), Off
  • Field of view varies when using M-IS1. Using lens which is equipped with image stabilisation can be given top priority.
Grid Line / Focus Peaking4 types of grid lines / 4 colours for focus peaking
Time codeRec run / free run, drop frame / non-drop frame
REC BitWith
Live View Output via HDMIMonitor Mode (outputs video and info display to a connected monitor)[1]
Record Mode (outputs video only, with no info display)[2]
  • 1 While recording, footage is simultaneously displayed on the HDMI monitor and on the camera, but the info display is shown only on either one of the two. While playing movies, footage is simultaneously displayed on the HDMI monitor (normal size) and on the camera (normal size or enlarged). However, the image can not be enlarged on the camera when a movie is being recorded.
  • 2 Movie quality is set to YCbCr 4:2:2 (8 bit), frame rate follows movie setting (24p, 30p and 60p settings are not recommended.), and sound will be recorded.
Movie Picture ModeFlat, OM-Log 400
  • View assist compatible
Exposure ControlProgram AE, aperture priority AE, shutter priority AE, manual Flicker scan[1] (1/250 - 1/30.0[2])
  • 1 Available only when in S, M mode. Selectable from minimum increment of 0.1.
  • 2 50 fps movie: 1/50.0 sec., 60 fps movie: 1/60.0 sec.
AE LockWith

Recording (Sound)

Recording formatWave Format (Stereo linear PCM / 16-bit, Sampling frequency 48 kHz)
  • High-Resolution Audio (Stereo linear PCM / 24-bit, Sampling frequency 96 kHz) compatible
Microphone / SpeakerBuilt-in stereo microphone / built-in mono speaker
  • External stereo microphone can be attached
Microphone functionWind noise reduction, recording volume, microphone volume limiter,
Audio dubbing possible for still pictures (up to 30 sec.)
  • May affect audio quality.
IC recorder linkageSlate Tone / Synchronised Audio Rec-Movie Rec
  • LS-100 compatible

Wi-Fi Function

GPS info. FunctionAvailable (Via GPS smartphone)
  • Built-in GPS info given priority
Wireless ShootingLive View, Rec View, Wireless Touch AF shutter, Self Timer (w/Countdown guidance, Sequential shooting, movie recording capability), Wireless Release, Movie Recording, Power Off
  • P, A, S, M, B and drive mode can be selected. Aperture, shutter speed, exposure, ISO sensitivity, white balance and sequential shooting can be adjusted.
Image ShareFile Type: JPEG[*], MOV
  • Marking function for image share.
Easy ConnectionConnect using a QR code,
Connect using Bluetooth (View, Transfer only)

Tethered shooting

Tethered shootingVia USB cable (camera can be operated by both PC or camera controls)
Via Wi-Fi (Transfer of recorded images to PC via access point, 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz available)

GPS / Field Sensor System

GPS / Field Sensor SystemGPS (GLONASS, QZSS), compass, manometer, temperature sensor, Acceleration sensor

Custom

Playback modeSingle-frame, information display, index display (4 / 9 / 25 / 100 frames), calendar, enlargement (2x - 14x), movie (with sound, FFREW / Pause), picture rotation (auto), Light Box display
Information displayHistogram (independent luminance / RGB available), Highlight / Shadow point warning, AF frame, Photographic information, OFF

Image Editing

Movie Editing functionTrimming (beginning / end) / in-movie image extraction (4K only)
Editing functionRAW data edit, Gradation auto, Monochrome, Sepia, Red-eye fix, Saturation, Resize (1280 x 960, 640 x 480, 320 x 240), Trimming, Aspect, e-Portrait, Image Overlay, Post recording
RAW data editRAW data edit based on settings of the camera (including e-Portrait, Colour Creator, Art Filter, ART-BKT).
Edited data can be previewed and up to 2 types of custom settings used for editing can be saved. preview capability.

Print

Print functionPrint reservation (DPOF)

Menu

Languages34 languages selectable - English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Czech, Dutch, Danish, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Croatian, Slovenian, Hungarian, Greek, Slovakian, Turkish, Latvian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Rumanian, Indonesian, Malay, Thai

Custom

My Menu35 items in 5 tabs with 7 items each
Mode dial my set4 types of settings can be configured to C1-C4 modes on mode dial.
Menu my setAvailable (Settings configured to C1-C4 can be called up via the menu even in P, A, S, M and B modes.
  • Some items including shooting mode may not be called up.
Multi Selector customisationWith
Dial customisationDial function and dial direction are customisable for both dials
Lever CustomizationSelect assignment from 3 different modes, power switch, or off (no function assignment)
Button CustomizationUp to 39 functions can be assigned to buttons
  • Up to 24 functions can be assigned for movie recording
  • Buttons on lenses can also be customized from the camera
  • Some buttons may have restrictions to what functions can be assigned
Copyright Settings / Lens info SettingsWith / With (save up to 10 lenses)

Input / Output

USB / Remote controller connectorUSB Type-C / ⌀2.5 Pin Jack (when using separately available RM-CB2).
HDMI connectorMicro HDMI (type D)
Flash attachmentHot shoe, sync terminal
Wireless LANBuilt-in (IEEE 802.11a / b / g / n / ac)
BluetoothBuilt-in (Bluetooth Ver.4.2 BLE)
Microphone input jack⌀3.5 stereo mini jack (plug-in power on / off)
Headphone connector⌀3.5 stereo mini jack
PC interfaceSuperspeed (USB 3.0)
DC connectorAC-5 compatible

Power Requirements

BatteryTwo BLH-1 Li-ion batteries (included)
  • It can be operated even when only one BLH-1 Li-ion battery is equipped.
Battery status displayRemaining power (10 steps, %, or by-minute display), shot count, degradation
AC AdapterAC-5 AC adapter is separately available
USB bus powerA USB PD bus power can be used
  • PD compliant Camera: Rev 3.0 Ver. 1.0a
USB chargingBuilt-in battery is charged with AC-5 / USB
  • When the camera power is off
  • Performance varies depending on different USB devices
Sleep modeWith (1 / 3 / 5 min. off)
Number of recordable imagesApprox. 870 shots (using 2 BLH-1 and Toshiba SDXU-D032G with IS ON, with no flashes attached, based on CIPA test standards)
Approx. 2,580 shots (using quick sleep mode, under Olympus testing conditions based on CIPA test standards)
Battery life for movie recordingApprox. 170 minutes[*] (under standard JEITA testing)
Approx. 350 minutes[*] (when zoom and other operational functions are not used)
  • When repeatedly recording at the maximum time of 29 minutes

Dimensions / Weight

DimensionsW: 144.4 mm, H: 146.8 mm, D: 75.4 mm (based on CIPA standards: excludes protrusions)
WeightApprox. 997 g (with 2 BLH-1 batteries and 2 Memory cards, based on CIPA standards, without eyecup)
Approx. 849 g (body only)

Operating Environment

Temperature-10℃ - +40℃ (when in operation) / -20℃ - +60℃ (when stored)
Humidity30% - 90% (when in operation) / 10% - 90% (when stored)
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PRODUCT WARRANTY INFORMATION

1.  What warranty comes with the goods purchased ?

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

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.

NIKON

Nikon compacts excluding the Coolpix P900 are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty.
Nikon DSLR's including the CoolPix P900 and are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.

Panasonic

Panasonic cameras and lenses are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.

FUJIFILM

Fujifilm cameras  are covered by a 2 Year Warranty.

SIGMA & TAMRON LENSES

Sigma and Tamron products are covered by a 3 Year Warranty.

LEXAR & SANDISK MEMORY CARDS

Lexar and Sandisk memory cards are covered by a Limited Lifetime Warranty.

LOWEPRO BAGS

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.

USED GEAR PURCHASED FROM ORMS

 All used gear sold by ORMS is supplied with a 6 Month Warranty.

REFURBISHED GEAR PURCHASED FROM ORMS

 All refurbished gear sold by ORMS is supplied with a 12 Month Warranty.

 

2.  My product has gone faulty, now what ?

Please contact our service division straight away on 021 - 469 1962 and notify them of the fault. You may also e-mail them at repairs@orms.co.za

   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.

   2. During the warranty period, Orms will arrange collection of the faulty item, facilitate the repair and then ship the product back to the customer, bearing all risks and costs.

   3. Please see our policies under Return Policy and Servicing & Repair Policy for further information

 

Orms is not obliged to repair products that fall outside of the manufacturers warranty period, or products that are damaged accidentally, however Orms in seeking to deliver the highest standard of customer service will gladly assist the customer in having the product repaired via the network of repair agents with which Orms has business dealings.


1.  FREE Standard Shipping 

Free Economy Shipping is available on all orders exceeding R1 000. (T&C's apply)

*Terms and conditions to qualify for free shipping:

  • Shipping may only be to a physical address within the borders of South Africa. No P.O Box's allowed.
  • Shipping to outlying or remote areas like farms and game reserves may attract an additional fee.
  • The delivery time to city areas is usually between 2 and 4 working days*. This excludes weekends and public holidays.

*Reckoned from time of dispatch to time of arrival to client. This is an estimate and not guaranteed.

 

2.  Aramex Courier Service (local)

We use Aramex couriers as our preferred method of delivery.

With sophisticated track and trace equipment, you can pinpoint exactly where your parcel is, from the moment it is dispatched by us, until it's safely handed over to you the recipient.

Your parcel is well packaged and bubble wrapped before delivery. We also fully insure your parcels contents for the journey to your door.

Delivery Charges:

We charge a flat-rate for shipping and the charges are per order. 

  • Express Shipping to Main Cities @ R 150.00 incl. VAT (ETA of 1-2 Business Days)* - Main Cities are: Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Port Elizabeth and East London. Other cities/towns will take more than 1-2 delivery time.
  • Standard Shipping @ R 80.00 incl. VAT (ETA of 2-4 Business Days)* - To all areas.

*Reckoned from time of dispatch to time of arrival to client. This is an estimate and not guaranteed. This period does not include Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. The base price of R80.00 incl. VAT is for a parcel up to 10kg in Volumetric and Physical weight. Should the item/s exceed this weight, we reserve the right to increase the shipping charge accordingly. 

Please Note: The above prices quoted are for ordering online through the ORMSdirect website only. A different rate will be quoted if handled manually through our camera sales department. Our delivery service only runs from Monday to Friday. Saturday morning deliveries can be done by special arrangement only and at an additional charge. Please contact info@orms.co.za to arrange. We reserve the right to re-quote the delivery fee should this become too expensive. 

 

3.  DHL Express Courier Service (International)

Please note:

International orders are generally subject to local import duties and taxes (VAT)

Orms is not responsible for, nor can we offer, any specific advice regarding any customs related fees that you may incur. For specific information, please consult with your local government import office.

Privacy: Your privacy is important to us. We strive to exceed your expectations for privacy. Cross-border shipments are subject to inspection by customs authorities. We may also be called upon to provide certain order, shipment, and product information to our international carriers. Carriers may communicate such information to customs authorities for the purpose of facilitating customs clearance and compliance with local laws.

Delivery Charges:

International shipments are quoted on a per order basis depending on the size and weight of the parcel shipped.

 

4.  Collect & Collect from Orms Shop in Cape Town / Bellville

You are welcome to place your order online, pay for it and collect it from our Cape Town or Bellville branches. You will need to bring in a print out of the order for collection. Please ask for online sales on arrival. 

 

Orms Shop - Cape Town

Open: Mon-Thurs 8 to 6PM, Fri 8:30 to 6PM, Saturdays 8AM to 1PM 
 

Shop 5, Roeland Square

Upper Canterbury Street

Gardens, Cape Town, 8001

South Africa

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Orms Shop - Bellville

Open: Weekdays 8AM to 5:30PM, Saturdays 8AM to 1PM
 

Victorian Towers

Cnr Durban Rd & Palm St

Bellville, Cape Town, 7530

South Africa