Olympus faux-technical sounding names

Started Feb 11, 2014 | Discussions thread
Sean Nelson
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Re: Olympus faux-technical sounding names

ApertureAcolyte wrote:

Sean Nelson wrote:

Jim Salvas wrote:

It's all so simple.

O = Olympus

M = Maitani (designer of the original OM-1)

D = Digital (in case you thought they all of a sudden started making analog cameras again)

E = Electronic (because maybe you thought it was mechanical)

M = Mirrorless

1 = The best (until a better one comes along)

Compared to "GH4" it's actually way overkill, IMHO...

Real world impact?

Well for one thing it makes Internet searches a lot more hit-and-miss.

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