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Olympus E-P2 Specifications

Prices (with 14-42mm and VF-2 viewfinder)  • US: 1099.99
 • UK: £850
 • EU: €949
Body material Metal
Sensor  • 4/3" Hi-Speed Live MOS sensor
 • 17.3 x 13.0 mm active area
 • 13.1 million total pixels
 • 12.3 million effective pixels
 • RGB (Primary) color filter array
 • Fixed low pass filter (anti-alias filter)
Dust suppression Supersonic Wave Filter
Image stabilization  • "Supersonic Wave Drive" (in-body sensor shift)
 • Three modes: Horizontal+Vertical, Vertical only, Horizontal only
 • Up to 4 EV Compensation (claimed)
Image processor TruePic V
Image sizes (Still)

 • 4032 x 3024
 • 3200 x 2400
 • 2560 x 1920
 • 1600 x 1200
 • 1280 x 960
 • 1024 x 768
 • 640 x 480

Image sizes (Movie)  • 1280 x 720 (HD)
 • 640 x 480
Aspect Ratio 4:3(Default), 3:2, 16:9, 6:6
File formats  • RAW
 • RAW + JPEG
 • JPEG (EXIF 2.2)
 • AVI Motion JPEG
Lenses  • Micro Four Thirds Mount*
 • Range of M.ZUIKO DIGITAL lenses available
 • Multiply focal length by 2 for 35 mm equiv. FOV
* Compatible with standard Four Thirds lenses via adapter.
Auto focus

 • Imager Contrast Detection AF system
 • 11-area multiple AF
 • When non High-speed imager AF compatible lens is used, it works as AF assist.

Focus Area Selectable

 • Automatic
 • Manual
 • Auto from all 11 area, Single area from 11 area
 • Auto from 25 area when Face detection is ON
 • Free selection (from 225points) when Magnified View Mode is selected

Focus modes  • Single shot AF (S- AF)
 • Continuous AF (C-AF)
 • Manual focus (MF)
 • Single + Continous (S-AF+ MF)
 • AF tracking
Manual focus Focus by wire
AF assist lamp No
Exposure modes  • Auto
 • Program AE (with shift)
 • Aperture priority AE
 • Shutter priority AE
 • Manual
 • Art Filter
 • Scene select
Scene modes  • Portrait
 • Landscape
 • Macro
 • Sport
 • Night + Portrait
 • Children
 • High Key
 • Low Key
 • DIS mode
 • Nature Macro
 • Candle
 • Documents
 • Panorama
 • Beach & Snow
Art Filter  • Pop art
 • Soft focus
 • Pale & light color
 • Light tone
 • Grainy film
 • Pin hole
 • Diorama
 • Cross Process
Sensitivity

 • Auto : ISO 200 - 3200 (customizable, Default 200-800)
 • Manual ISO 100 - 6400, 1/3 or 1 EV steps

Metering system

 • TTL Image Sensor metering system
 • 49-zone multi-pattern

Metering modes  • Digital ESP
 • Center-Weighted Average
 • Spot (2%)
 • Highlight based spot
 • Shadow based spot
AE Lock  • AE lock available
 • AF lock with shutter release half-press in Single AF mode
AE Bracketing  • 3 frames
 • 0.3, 0.5, 0.7 or 1.0 EV steps
Exposure compen.  • −3.0 to +3.0 EV
 • 1/3, 1/2 or 1.0 EV steps
Shutter speed  • 60-1/4000 sec
Flash X-sync speed  • 1/30 - 1/180
White balance  • Auto
 • Cloudy
 • Shade
 • Flash
 • Daylight
 • Fluorescent 1
 • Fluorescent 2
 • Fluorescent 3
 • Lamp
 • 1 custom preset
 • Kelvin (2000 - 14000 K)
WB fine tuning  • Red - Blue: +/− 7 steps (2 mired each)
 • Green - Magenta: +/− 7 steps (2 mired each)
WB Bracketing  • 3 frames
 • 2, 4 or 6 mired steps
Color space  • sRGB
 • Adobe RGB
Image parameters  • Saturation - 5 levels (Vivid, Natural, Portrait, Muted)
 • Sharpness - 5 levels (Vivid, Natural, Portrait, Muted, Monotone)
 • Contrast- 5 levels (Vivid, Natural, Portrait, Muted, Monotone)
 • B&W filter (Yellow, Orange, Red, Green)
 • B&W/Sepia toning (Sepia
, Blue, Purple or Green)
 • Gradation (4 levels)
Drive modes  • Single
 • Sequential
 • Self-timer
Continuous  • 3.0 fps
 • RAW: 10 frames maximum
Self-timer  • 2 sec
 • 12 sec
External Flash  • Hot-Shoe
 • Compatible with E-system Flash (FL-50R, FL-36R, FL-50, FL-36, FL-20, FL-14)
 • External Flash Control : TTL Auto, Auto, Manual, FP-TTL-Auto, FP-Manual
 • Modes: Auto, Red-eye reduction, Red-eye reduction slow sync., Slow sync at 1st curtain, Slow sync at 2nd curtain, Fill-in, Manual (1/4, 1/16, 1/64), Off.
 • Flash power: Up to +/- 3EV in 1, 1/2, or 1/3 EV steps
Super Control Panel information

 • Battery information
 • Shooting mode
 • Shutter speed
 • Aperture value
 • Exposure compensation value
 • ISO sensitivity
 • Exposure compensation indicator
 • Exposure indicator
 • Flash intensity compensation indicator
 • Date
 • Auto BKT setting
 • NR setting, WB
 • WB compensation value
 • Record mode
 • Flash Status
 • Record mode
 • Image size
 • Drive mode
 • Flash intensity compensation value
 • Metering mode
 • Recordable still image number
 • Focusing mode
 • Gradation
 • IS activating mode
 • Face detection
 • My Mode
 • Multi Exposure
 • Aspect Ratio
 • Super FP
 • AF frame
 • Colour space
 • Sharpness
 • Contrast
 • Saturation
 • Internal Temperature Warning

Orientation sensor Yes
LCD monitor  • 3.0" HyperCrystal LCD with Anti-Reflective Coating
 • 230,000 pixels
 • 100% frame coverage
 • 15 step brightness adjustment
 • 15 step Color Balance adjustment (R-B, G-M)
Live View

 • 100% field of view
 • Max 8 frames of face detection can be displayed
 • AF operation
 • 7x - 10x magnification

Live View Modes

 • Normal Mode
 • Grid Line Mode
 • Histogram Mode(3 types)
 • Magnified View Mode
 • Comparable View Mode
 • OFF Mode (for OVF user)

Live View Information  • Aperture value
 • Shutter speed
 • Auto Bracket
 • AE Lock
 • AF mode
 • IS
 • Shooting Mode
 • Battery Check
 • My Mode
 • Internal Temperature Warning
 • Face Detection
 • Histogram
 • Number of storable still pictures
 • Record mode
 • ISO
 • Sequential shooting
 • Self-timer
 • White Balance
 • Metering Mode
 • AF confirmation mark
 • Exposure Compensation Value
 • Spot metering Area
 • Only when E-system Flash attached : Flash Mode, Flash Status, Flash intensity Control, Super FP
Playback functions  • Single-frame
 • Information Display
 • Index Display(4/9/16/25/49/100 frames, Calendar)
 • Close-up (2 - 14X)
 • Movie (w/sound, FF/REW/Pause)
 • Picture rotation (auto mode available)
 • Slideshow(Still/Movie/Still+Movie, Slide show w/BGM/BGM+Sound/Sound)
Editing  • RAW development
 • JPEG editing (B&W, Sepia, Red eye reduction, Color saturation, Resize, Shadow Adjustment Technology, Anti red-eye)
Storage  • SD/SDHC
Connectivity

 • USB 2.0 (Hi Speed)
 • Mini HDMI
 • Video Out (NTSC / PAL)
 • IR Remote control (optional)

Optional Accessories

 • Remote cable RM-UC1
 • Viewfinder VF-2
 • Flash FL-14
 • Adaptor MF-2 for OM lenses
 • Adaptor MMF-1 for four thirds lenses

Power BLS-1 1150 mAh Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery (supplied & charger)
Dimensions 121mm (W) x 70mm (H) x 36mm (D) (excluding protrusions)
4.7" x 2.8" x 1.4"
Weight (no batt) 335g (0.7 lb)
Box contents E-P2 Body, Li-ion battery BLS-1, Li-ion battery charger BCS-1, USB/Video Multi cable, Shoulder strap, OLYMPUS Master CD-ROM, Instruction manual, Warranty card.

VF-2 viewfinder specifications

VF-2 viewfinder specifications
Resolution  • 1.44 million dots
 • 800 x RGB x 600 pixels
Frame rate  • 60 fps
Field of view  • 100%
Magnifcation  • 1.15x (with 50mm lens focused to infinity, −1 diopter)
Eye point  • 18mm (at −1 diopter)
Diopter adjustment  • −3.0 to +1.0 diopter
Weight  • 32g

 

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CameraLabTester
By CameraLabTester (Aug 7, 2013)

One of the most weirdo designs in any camera: A RECESSED MODE DIAL!

No wonder it was NEVER discussed or even shown in a photo here in this review or any other endorsed review... it is an EPIC FAIL.

Otherwise, a very good and capable camera.

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