Olympus E-M5

Olympus E-M5 manual

  • Basic guide
    Quick task index
    Table of Contents
    Basic photography/frequently-
    used options
    2. Other shooting options
    3. Flash shooting
    4. Shooting and viewing movies
    5. Playback options
    6. Sending and receiving images
    7. Using OLYMPUS Viewer 2
    8. Printing pictures
    9. Camera setup
    10. Customizing camera settings
    11. Information
    System chart
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    Instruction Manual
Olympus E-M5

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Olympus E-M5 specifications

Brand Olympus
Model E-M5
Product System Camera
Language English
Filetype PDF
Picture quality
Megapixel 16.1 MP
Camera type MILC Body
Image sensor size 4/3 "
Sensor type Live MOS
Maximum image resolution 4608 x 3456 pixels
Still image resolution(s) 1024 x 768,2560 x 1920,4608 x 3456
Image stabilizer
Supported aspect ratios 3:2,3:4,4:3,16:9
Total megapixels 17.2 MP
Image sensor size (W x H) 17.3 x 13 mm
Image formats supported JPG
Lens system
Optical zoom - x
Digital zoom - x
Focal length range - mm
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) - mm
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) - mm
Minimum aperture number -
Maximum aperture number -
Focus adjustment Auto/Manual
Auto focusing (AF) modes Continuous Auto Focus,Contrast Detection Auto Focus,Single Auto Focus,Tracking Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) points 35
Auto Focus (AF) points selection Auto,Manual
Auto Focus (AF) lock
ISO sensitivity 200,400,800,1600,3200,6400,12800,25600
Light exposure modes Aperture priority AE,Auto,Manual,Shutter priority AE
Light exposure correction ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light metering Centre-weighted,Evaluative (Multi-pattern),Spot
Auto Exposure (AE) lock
ISO sensitivity (min) 200
ISO sensitivity (max) 25600
Fastest camera shutter speed 1/4000 s
Slowest camera shutter speed 60 s
Camera shutter type Electronic
Flash modes Fill-in,Flash off,Red-eye reduction,Slow synchronization
Flash guide number 10 m
External flash connector
Flash exposure compensation
Flash exposure correction ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
Other features
Built-in flash
HDMI ports quantity 1
Power source type Battery
Maximum video resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Video resolutions 640 x 480,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080 pixels
Video formats supported AVI,H.264,M-JPEG,MOV,MPEG4
Motion JPEG frame rate 30 fps
Analog signal format system NTSC,PAL
HD type Full HD
Video recording
Built-in microphone
Voice recording
Wind filter
Audio formats supported PCM
Internal memory - MB
Compatible memory cards SD,SDHC,SDXC
Display OLED
Display diagonal 3 "
Display resolution (numeric) 610000 pixels
Display aspect ratio 3:2
Vari-angle LCD display
Field of view 100 %
Viewfinder type Electronic
Ports & interfaces
PictBridge -
USB version 2.0
Product colour Black
White balance Auto,Flash,Fluorescent,Manual,Shade,Sunny,Tungsten,Underwater
Scene modes Beach,Candlelight,Children,Close-up (macro),Documents,Fireworks,Night,Panorama,Portrait,Snow,Sports,Sunset,Underwater,Landscape (scenery)
Shooting modes Auto,Manual,Movie,Program
Photo effects Black&White,Sepia
Self-timer delay 2,12 s
Contrast adjustment
Brightness adjustment
Saturation adjustment
Camera playback Movie,Single image,Slide show
Tripod mounting supported
Live view
Image editing Resizing,Trimming
Camera file system Exif 2.2
Weight & dimensions
Width 121 mm
Depth 41.9 mm
Height 89.6 mm
Weight 373 g
Weight (including battery) 425 g
Battery technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery life (CIPA standard) 330 shots
Battery level indicator
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °C
Storage temperature (T-T) -20 - 60 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H) 30 - 90 %
Storage relative humidity (H-H) 10 - 90 %
Packaging content
Battery charger included
Batteries included

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