E5 shutter dies ... in the middle of shooting Taylor Swift

Started Jun 17, 2013 | Discussions thread
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rovingtim Veteran Member • Posts: 8,615
the problem
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The problem isn't that the shutter failed. The problem is that Olympus's promises 150,000 actuations from this "top pro camera" and that when their cameras fail at a fraction of that promised total, Olympus throws their hands up and says "Not my problem!"

150,000 shutter cycles is a normal achievement for a jobbing pro. The E1 routinely reached these totals so Olympus knows how to do it if they wanted to.

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