Forum: Equipment

This is the place to discuss equipment-specific topics.

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  1. Find model-specific discussion boards for all the Olympus E-System models here.

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      by Ian

      11th July 2012

    2. E-3

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      by wazzd

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      by chopmonkey

      26th May 2017

    4. Olympus' fourth Micro Four Thirds camera; featuring a new standard kit lens and Pen Pal hot-shoe accessory port accessories.

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      by gordclark

      30th July 2016

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      by searchlight

      3rd March 2015

    6. Discuss Olympus' first Micro Four Thirds camera here.

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      by ronyzmbow

      3rd April 2015

    7. Discuss Olympus' second Micro Four Thirds camera , with its high resolution electronic viewfinder here.

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      by sfphoto

      9th October 2013

    8. Olympus' third Micro Four Thirds; easier to use, cheaper, but not as feature-rich. This could be Olympus' big-seller.

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      by throt

      27th January 2016

    9. E-5

      The updated successor to the ruggedised E-3, talk about it here!

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      by andym

      18th January 2017

    10. Update from the E-PL3 featuring the 16MP Sony sensor from the OM-D E-M5 and a touch screen which can be tilted further for convenient self-portraits.

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      by John Perriment

      1st June 2014

    11. Discuss Olympus' first Pen Micro Four Thirds camera to feature a tilting LCD screen

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      by iansurita

      9th May 2013

    12. Olympus' smallest and lightest Pen Micro Four Thirds camera yet.

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      by iamcanjim

      3rd February 2014

    13. Discuss Olympus' second-generation flagship Micro Four Thirds camera.

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      by Raj Surin

      7th January 2013

    14. The first OM-D SLR-style Micro Four Thirds camera from Olympus

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      by jazzuk777

      10th July 2017

    15. The smallest, lightest, and most affordable Olympus Pen now gets a touch screen and the excellent 16MP Sony sensor from the OM-D E-M5.

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      by biggles3

      29th June 2017

    16. The Pen E-P5 is the first Olympus system camera to offer integrated wifi and a top shutter speed of 1/800th second.

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      by Tred

      2nd November 2015

    17. Olympus flagship model launched in September 2016

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      by lanegd01

      9th May 2017

    18. The new flagship Olympus Micro Four Thirds camera that let's you use Four Thirds DSLR lenses without compromise.

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    19. The smallest and most affordable SLR-style Micro Four Thirds camera from Olympus

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      by david.aspe@gmail.com

      20th April 2016

    20. The successor to the first OM-D SLR-style Micro Four Thirds camera from Olympus

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      by Ian

      26th November 2016

    21. The Pen F is the first Olympus Pen model with a 20MP sensor and an integrated EVF.

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      by lookmore

      18th August 2016

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      by Parnelli

      28th August 2015

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      by Ian

      19th April 2014

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      by Sir Otto

      23rd April 2014

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      by Uwater-boy

      14th July 2011

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      by Ronin67

      13th October 2015

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      by mhobart

      8th August 2014

    30. E-1

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      by Lochmore Lad

      31st March 2016

  2. The place to discuss the FTU Wiki, a knowledge base for Four Thirds and Micro Four Thirds photographers that is built and enhanced by you.

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    by Patrick

    19th December 2015

  3. This is THE place to discuss the emergence of the new branch of the Four Thirds platform, Micro Four Thirds.

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  4. The FTU forum board dedicated to video topics.

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  5. Find model-specific discussion boards for Panasonic Lumix Four Thirds camera models here.

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      by pimAug

      30th May 2011

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      by bdcrane

      22nd October 2016

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      by ksimmonds

      15th February 2016

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      by vfiles

      10th May 2017

    6. Discuss the new Pansonic Lumix video-optimised 16MP GH2 here.

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      by satrebor

      28th March 2017

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      by leatralads

      26th June 2013

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      by hschnee

      19th November 2012

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      by antigravityacro

      14th August 2011

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      by manny

      7th November 2016

    11. The re-worked and updated version of the original and popular GF1 complete with 16MP sensor and optional EVF.

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      by Jeff

      3rd July 2014

    12. This is the ultra small and light Panasonic Lumix entry-level G-Micro Four Thirds camera.

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      by satinta

      6th April 2013

    13. This is the second version of the ultra small and light Panasonic Lumix entry-level G-Micro Four Thirds camera.

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      by ReggieB

      9th April 2013

    14. Panasonic Lumix delivers its new flagship model complete with a dust and moisture-sealed magnesium alloy body and optional battery grip and, as you would expect, the most comprehensive video recording options of any Compact System Camera.

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      by Larry O

      7th December 2016

    15. A mid-range Panasonic Lumix Micro Four Thirds model featuring a 16MP Live MOS sensor and articulating touch screen.

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      by lookmore

      14th November 2016

    16. The first 16 megapixel GF-series Lumix camera is also slightly larger than its predecessors and offers a versatile tilting screen, plus wifi and NFC.

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      by Chamindam

      17th June 2016

    17. An improved mid-range Panasonic Lumix Micro Four Thirds model featuring a 16MP Live MOS sensor and articulating touch screen, now with wifi and NFC.

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      by RoRo

      27th December 2016

    18. The first Panasonic Lumix Micro Four Thirds camera with a sensor-shift image stabiliser and the first system camera to have an integrated tilting electronic viewfinder.

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      by RobertD

      6th January 2017

    19. The ultra-compact and stylish magnesium bodied Lumix G Micro Four Thirds camera from Panasonic

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      by David M

      18th January 2014

    20. Exceptional specifications of up to 12 frames per second stills shooting and 4K video recording.

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    21. The Panasonic Lumix flagship model first unveiled at Photokina in September 2016

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  6. Find model-specific discussion boards for Leica Digilux Four Thirds camera models here.

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    by Riley

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      by johnthegasman

      26th November 2010

  7. Talk about Digital Zuiko, Leica and Sigma glassware for your camera.

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    4. In this board the spotlight is the use of lenses not originally designed for Four Thirds, via special adapters.

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      by Ross

      13th June 2016

  8. This section of the FTU forum is for discussions concerning all aspects of Four Thirds system accessories, including flash, extension tubes, teleconverters, etc.

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    by martyjward

    12th February 2017

  9. Learn and share tips of the trade for making your Four Thirds kit work better for you!

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    by Ross

    16th June 2017

  10. The place for deep technical discussion of Four Thirds and related technologies and trends.

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