No electronic shutter on EM1?

Started Sep 15, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Fredrik Glckner Veteran Member • Posts: 3,367
Re: No electronic shutter on EM1?

Big Ga wrote:

So do we know WHY ?

Could be they decided that the electronic shutter just has too much negative artefacts to be useful. The G5, GH3, G6 electronic shutter exposes the frame over a period of 1/10s, generating some strange effects.

Nikon appear to have implemented the feature better with their 1-series of cameras. The latest models have 14MP, and I've never seen anything very negative about the rolling shutter artefacts.

Given that the Nikon 1 V2 camera can shoot 60 FPS at 14MP with the electronic shutter, one could guess that their E-shutter reads the frame over a period of 1/60s (or faster), six times faster than the GH3.

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