Electricians: Will this combo work on an EM1?

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Max Iso
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Electricians: Will this combo work on an EM1?

Planning my battery setup, based around the USB pack and dummy battery coupler. Ive been deciding between an EM1 and GX85, doing mock ups of each kit. The EM1 doesn't seem to have a cheaper coupler option, all i can find is this setup below which is $35 for the dummy battery, $135 total.

On the other side, for the GX85 i can get a much cheaper all in one for $20.

So my question is, can i use the grey dummy battery for the Olympus ($35) and hook that to the converter section of the Panasonic kit above? The converters should all be compatible with 7.2v output and the wire connectors look to be the same.

Anybody know if this would work? Both cameras have good and bad but if the Panasonic kit ends up being significantly cheaper due to accessories, that may be the deciding factor.

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Olympus E-M1 Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm 1:3.5-5.6 Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 45mm F1.8 Panasonic Lumix G 25mm F1.7 ASPH Olympus 40-150mm F3.5-4.5 +3 more
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