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Re: [OM] "New" Oly EM-1 Mark II

Subject: Re: [OM] "New" Oly EM-1 Mark II
From: Peter Klein <boulanger.croissant@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2024 20:02:07 -0800
Thanks, David!  I found and ordered a used copy online. It looks like a good reference.

> dj_taylor wrote:
> Enjoy the E-M1 Mkii.  When I got my OM-1 I still kept my silver E-M1 Mkii.
> I have always found the Mastering books by Darrell Young better than the
> supplied manual. I go to Rocky Nook and get a physical and electronic bundle.
> Make sure you update the software. The E-M1 series had more updates than the
> E-M5 and the E-M1 Mkii is at 3.7.  The 2.0 and 3.0 added significant
> functionality. And while doing that save the setting to your computer; has been
> useful to me a few times.
> David

I wrote:
> ... The one drawback is the mind-boggling complexity of the EM-1 setup.
> Everything is customizable to a bewildering degree. (I remember initially going > through the same thing with my EM-5, until I achieved a state of "set it and
> forget it." The EM-1 II is like that, only more so.
> It's like "Fizbin," the card game in the Chicago gangsters episode of the > original "Star Trek." Function X does Y, except on Tuesday. But when you also
> enable Function A, Function X does B, except at night.
> Fortunately, the EM-1 II has dedicated buttons for almost everything I normally
> do, so there's less menu diving than on the EM-5.
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