Olympus OM-D E-M1 low light auto focus performance

Started Jan 16, 2014 | Questions thread
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msnremea1 New Member • Posts: 14
Olympus OM-D E-M1 low light auto focus performance


I recently bought a E-M1 and I am quite disappointed with the low light auto focus performance.
The camera can basically focus to anything as long as there is a bit of light left but the speed gets down a lot starting at around EV 5 and darker.

I compared it to my Panasonic Lumix GH2 that I still own and I posted a video at Youtube: Video

Is my camera buggy? Is someone else also experiencing slow AF when using the E-M1 not in daylight? Is there a way to speed it up? AF light is set to on of course in the camera.

Any help is greatly appreciated!

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Sony RX100 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 Olympus E-M1 Panasonic Lumix G Vario HD 14-140mm F4-5.8 OIS Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm 1:4-5.6 R +2 more
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