Olympus OM-D E-M1 MKIII Body

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Olympus OM-D E-M1 MKIII Body

Make long exposure's simple with the E-M1 MKIII's unique Live composite and live time modes.

  • 20 Megapixel Live MOS Sensor
  • 5-Axis 7-stop Image Stabilisation System
  • 131-point Phase-Detect AF System
  • 4K and Cinema 4K Video Recording
  • 50/80 Megapixel High Res Shooting Mode
  • 120fps EVF + 3-inch Flip-out LCD Touchscreen
  • Dual SD Card Slots + Wi-Fi Connectivity
  • Comprehensive Weather Sealing

Product type

Micro Four Thirds interchangeable lens system camera

Memory

Slot 1SD, SDHC (UHS-I / II), SDXC(UHS-I / II)

Slot 2SD, SDHC(UHS-I), SDXC(UHS-I)

Sensor size

17.4 mm x 13.0 mm (Micro Four Thirds)

Lens mount

Micro Four Thirds Mount

Image Sensor

Image sensor type

4/3 Live MOS Sensor

Number of pixels

Number of effective pixels: Approx. 20.4 million pixels

Total number of pixels: Approx. 21.8 million pixels

Aspect ratio

4:3

Dust reduction

Supersonic Wave Filter (image sensor dust reduction system)

Still Photo Recording

Recording format

DCF2.0, Exif2.31

File format

JPEG, RAW(12-bit lossless compression), JPEG+RAW

Recording image size

RAW: 5184 x 3888

JPEG: 5184 x 3888 ~ 1024 x 768

Dual Slot Settings

Standard, Auto Switch, Dual Independent, Dual Same

Folder creation and selection

Available

Image Stabilization System

Image stabilization type

Built-in 5-axis sensor-shift image stabilization

Image stabilization mode

S-IS AUTO, S-IS1, S-IS2, S-IS3, OFF

Stabilization performance

Compensation steps (Body only): 7.0

When using the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO

Focal length: 40mm (35mm equivalent: 80mm)

Compensation steps (Sync IS): 7.5

When using the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-100mm F4.0 IS PRO

Focal length: 100mm (35mm equivalent: 200mm), halfway release image

stabilization Off, Frame rate: High

5-axis Sync IS

Available

When using the M.Zuiko Digital lenses equipped with image stabilization

Focal length setting

11 settings: 10 programmable settings (10 lenses)

Lenses without communication function can be registered

Finder

Finder type

Eye-level electronic viewfinder, approx. 2.36M dots

Field of view / Viewfinder magnification

Approx. 100% / Approx. 1.30x[*1] ~ 1.48x[*2] (-1m-1, 50mm lens, Infinity)

1Finder Style 1, 2 (aspect ratio 4:3)

2Finder Style 3 (aspect ratio 4:3)

Eye point / Diopter adjustment range

Approx. 21mm (-1m-1, Distance from rear lens surface) / -4 ~ +2m-1

Display Grid

Off / normal grid / trichotomy /golden grid / scale / diagonal / movie grid

grid color is selectable

Level Gauge

2-axis (horizontal/vertical) level gauge

Finder Style

3 styles

Brightness and Colour Temperature Control

Adaptive brightness technology (EVF Auto Luminance) / ±7 level manual brightness control /±7 level manual colour temperature control

S-OVF (Simulated OVF)

Available

Optional eyecup

Available (EP-13 Large Eyecup)

Monitor

Monitor type

3.0-inch vari-angle monitor (electrostatic capacitance touch panel), Approx.1037k dots (3:2),

Touch control

Shutter release, Touch AF (AF area selection, AF area size adjustment), Face selection by touch operation, AF targeting pad, Frame forward/backward, Magnified playback, Super Control Panel, Wi-Fi connection, Movie controls

Tilting capability

Swivel type

Brightness / Color temperature control

±7 levels / ±7 levels

Color tone select

Vivid, Natural

Focusing

AF system

High-speed imager AF

Imager phase detection AF and imager contrast AF used in combination

AF working range

Lowest luminance (-3.5 EV) / Highest luminance (20 EV)

ISO approx. 100, with F2.8 lens

Focusing point / Focusing point selection mode

Cross-type phase detection AF (121 points), Contrast AF (121 points), All target, Single target (Normal), Single target (Small), Group target (5 area), Group target (9 area), Group target (25 area), Custom target * (AF area and its increment steps selectable)

Number of saved custom target settings: 4

Focus mode

Single AF (S-AF), Single AF (S-AF+MF), Continuous AF (C-AF), Continuous AF (C-AF+MF), Manual Focus (MF), AF tracking (C-AF + TR), AF tracking (C-AF + TR+MF), Preset MF, Starry sky AF (S-AF), Starry sky AF (S-AF+MF)

C-AF tracking sensitivity settings

5 steps

C-AF Center Priority

Available

C-AF Center Start

Available

AF limiter

Available

Up to 3 distance settings can be saved

AF targeting pad

Available

Magnified frame AF

3x, 5x, 7x, 10x, 14x

Super spot AF

Available

Face detection AF / Eye detection AF

Available

Manual focus assist

Available

Peaking function

Available

AF Focus Adj.

Available

AF illuminator

Available

Exposure Control (Still)

Metering system(TTL Image sensor metering)

Digital ESP metering (324-area multi pattern metering), Center-weighted average metering, Spot metering*, Spot metering with highlight/shadow control*

Also available AF target spot metering

Metering range

Lowest luminance (-2 EV) / Highest luminance (20 EV)

ISO approx. 100, with F2.8 lens

ISO sensitivity (AUTO)

LOW (approx.64) ~ 6400

ISO sensitivity (MANUAL)

LOW (approx.64, approx.100), 200 ~ 25600

Exposure compensation

±5 EV (adjustable by 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV steps)

Live View only reflects up to ±3 EV steps

AE lock

Available

Locks with a half-press of the shutter button (can be set to AEL/AFL button as well)

Anti-Flicker Shooting

Available

Shutter

Focal-plane shutter (mechanical shutter)

1/8000 ~ 60 sec, Live Bulb, LiveTime, Live Composite

Electronic first curtain shutter

1/320 ~ 60 sec

Shutter speed faster than 1/320 sec will be automatically switched to mechanical shutter

Electronic shutter (Silent mode)

1/32000 ~ 60 sec

Settings for sound, AF illuminator, and flash can be set to ON/OFF separately, default setting is Off for all three

Flicker Scan

Video recording 1/30 ~ 1/250.0

Still 1/50.0 ~ 1/7634

Video recording S/M mode, Still S/M silent mode only

Drive

Sequential shooting maximum speed

When using the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO

[Sequential shooting H] approx 15 fps with selectable 10-15 fps

[Sequential shooting L] approx 10 fps with selectable 1-10 fps

[Anti-shock sequential shooting L] approx 8.5 fps

[Silent sequential shooting H] approx 60 fps with selectable 15, 20, 30, 60 fps

[Silent sequential shooting L] approx 18 fps with selectable 1-10, 15, 18 fps

[Pro Capture H] approx 60 fps with selectable 15, 20, 30, 60 fps

[Pro Capture L] approx 18 fps with selectable 1-10, 15, 18 fps

When in Pro Capture mode, slower shutter speeds and flash can not be used

Pro Capture L mode is available when using an Olympus Micro Four Thirds lens

In Pro Capture L mode, the minimum aperture is f/8.

Sequential shooting maximum recordable frames

When using the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO and the Toshiba SDXU-D032G memory card with standard card setting in slot 1.

Low ISO processing: Priority is given to sequential shooting

Sequential shooting H 15 fps [RAW]: Approx. 101

Sequential shooting H 15 fps [JPEG LF]: Approx. 134

Sequential shooting L 10 fps [RAW]: Approx. 286

Sequential shooting L 10 fps [JPEG LF]: Until card is full

Silent sequential shooting H 60 fps [RAW]: Approx. 50

Silent sequential shooting H 60 fps [JPEG LF]: Approx. 50

Silent sequential shooting L 18 fps [RAW]: Approx. 76

Silent sequential shooting L 18 fps [JPEG LF]: Approx. 90

Flash

Flash intensity control method

TTL Auto, Manual, Auto, Super FP (FP-TTL AUTO, FP-MANUAL)

Auto and Super FP are available on the external flash

Flash mode

Redeye, Fill-in, Flash Off, Red-eye Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(2nd curtain), Manual (1/1 (FULL) ~ 1/64)

Synchronization speed

1/250 sec.

When using Super FP: 1/125-1/8000 sec.

When using electronic shutter: 1/50 sec. up to ISO6400, 1/20 sec. for ISO 8000 and higher, and 1/20 sec. for ISO bracketing

Flash intensity control

±3 EV (1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps selectable)

Compatible external flash

FL-LM3, FL-50R, FL-36R, FL-20, FL-14, FL-300R, FL-600R, FL-900R, STF-8, FL-700WR

Wireless Flash Control

Olympus Wireless RC Flash system

(Triggered and controlled by flash)

Compatible external flash

FL-50R, FL-36R, FL-300R, FL-600R, FL-900R, FL-700WR

Commander flashes

FL-LM3, FL-600R, FL-900R, STF-8, FL-700WR

Radio wireless control

Available

External Flash intensity type

TTL Auto, Manual, Auto, FP-TTL AUTO, FP-MANUAL

Channel

4 channels

Group No.

4 groups (External flash 3 groups + commander flash)

White Balance

White balance mode

Auto WB, 7 WB presets, 4 Capture WB, Custom WB (Kelvin setting)

White balance compensation

±7 steps along A-B / G-M axis

* Including Custom WB

Colour Mode

Colour matrix

sRGB, Adobe RGB

Picture Mode

Picture Mode

i-Finish, Vivid, Natural, Flat, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, e Portrait, Underwater, Color Creator, Art Filters

Gradation

4 types (Auto, Normal, High Key, Low Key)

Except when using e-Portrait, Underwater, Art Filters, Color Creator

Hilight and shadow control

Available

Art Filter

Art Filter

Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale & Light Color, Light Tone, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Cross Process, Gentle Sepia, Dramatic Tone, Key Line, WaterColor, Vintage, Partial Color (18 colour selectable), Bleach Bypass, Instant Film

Color Creator

Color Creator

Available

Bracketing

Exposure bracketing

2, 3 or 5 frames (0.3/0.7/1.0EV steps selectable), 7 frames (0.3/0.7EV steps selectable)

ISO bracketing

3 frames (0.3/0.7/1.0EV steps selectable)

White balance bracketing

3 frames (A-B/G-M axis*)

Selectable in 2, 4, 6 steps each

Flash bracketing

3 frames (0.3/0.7/1.0EV steps selectable)

Art Filter bracketing

i-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, Art Filters, Color Creator selectable

Focus bracketing

Available

Focus stacking

Available

Focus stacking compatible lens

M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 60mm F2.8 Macro

M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO

M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 40-150mm F2.8 PRO

M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 30mm F3.5 Macro

M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 7-14mm F2.8 PRO

M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 8mm F1.8 Fisheye PRO

M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 300mm F4.0 IS PRO

M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-100mm F4.0 IS PRO

M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-45mm F4 PRO

M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 1.4x Teleconverter MC-14

M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 2x Teleconverter MC-20

HDR Function

HDR (Auto composite)

HDR1, HDR2 (painting-like)

ISO sensitivity is fixed at 200, and maximum shutter speed setting is 4 sec.

Bracketing for HDR postprocess

3 or 5 frames (2.0 or 3.0 EV steps), 7 frames (2.0 EV steps)

Keystone Compensation

Keystone Compensation

Available

Fisheye Compensation

Fisheye Compensation

3 Styles

Enabled when M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm F1.8 Fisheye PRO is used.

Live ND

Live ND

Available

S/M mode only, flash can not be used, ISO up to 800, the maximum shutter speed is 1/30 (when ND2 is set) and the speed drops if the number of ND steps is raised

High Res Shot

Tripod High Res Shot

JPEG (80M) 10368 x 7776

JPEG (50M) 8160 x 6120

JPEG (25M) 5760 x 4320

RAW 10368 x 7776

Handheld High Res Shot

JPEG (50M) 8160 x 6120

JPEG (25M) 5760 x 4320

RAW 8160 x 6120

Live Bulb / Live Time

Live Bulb / Live Time

Available

Update interval time 0.5 sec. ~ 60 sec.

Live Composite

Live Composite

Available

Update interval time 0.5 sec. ~ 60 sec.

Interval Mode

Interval Mode

Available

Creating Time-lapse movie is possible with interval shooting up to 999 frames

Multi Aspect

Multi Aspect

4:3(Default), 3:2, 16:9, 1:1, 3:4

One Push Tele-converter

Magnification

2x

Level Gauge

Detection

2-axis

Video Recording

Video recording format

MOV(MPEG-4AVC/H.264)

4096 x 2160 (C4K)

24p / IPB (approx. 237Mbps)

3840 x 2160 (4K)

30p, 25p, 24p / IPB (approx. 102Mbps)

1920 x 1080 (FHD)

30p, 25p, 24p / ALL-I (approx. 202Mbps), IPB (approx. 52Mbps, approx. 30MBps, approx. 18Mbps)

60p, 50p / IPB (approx. 52Mbps, approx. 30MBps, approx. 18Mbps)

1280 x 720 (FHD)

60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p / ALL-I (approx. 102Mbps), IPB (approx. 26Mbps, approx. 14MBps, approx. 10Mbps)

Maximum recording time

Approx. 29 min.

Art Filter Movie

Available

Frame rates may drop when certain Art Filters are used

One-push Movie Digital Converter

Approx. 3x

Time Lapse Movie

3840 x 2160 (4K) / 5fps, 10fps, 15fps, 30fps

1920 x 1080 (FHD) / 5fps, 10fps, 15fps, 30fps

1280 x 720 (HD) / 5fps, 10fps, 15fps, 30fps

Quick Movie / Slow Movie

Available

High speed movie

120fps (1920 x 1080 / MOV)

Image Stabilization for video recording

M-IS1 (multi motion IS by Image sensor shift and electronic image stabilizer),

M-IS2 (Multi motion IS by Image sensor shift), OFF

Field of view varies when using M-IS1. Using lens which is equipped with image stabilization can be given top priority.

Grid Line

Available

Focus Peaking

4 colors

Time code

Rec run / free run, drop frame / non-drop frame

Live View Output via HDMI

Monitor mode / Record mode

In monitor mode, the image can not be enlarged on the camera when a movie is being recorded.

In record mode, movie quality can be set to YCbCr 4:2:2 (8 bit).

When recording simultaneously on the camera in 4K/C4K/FHD HS, 4:2:0 is upsampled to 4:2:2.

Movie Picture Mode

Flat, OM-Log400

AE Lock

Available

Recording(Sound)

Sound recording format

Wave Format (Stereo linear PCM/16-bit, Sampling frequency 48kHz)

High-Resolution Audio recording

Stereo linear PCM/24-bit, Sampling frequency 96kHz

Microphone / Speaker

Built-in stereo microphone / built-in mono speaker

External stereo microphone can be attached

Microphone function

Wind noise reduction, recording volume, microphone volume limiter

Audio dubbing possible for still pictures (up to 30 sec.)

Wi-Fi Function

GPS info. Function

Available

Via GPS smartphone

Wireless Shooting

Live View, Rec View, Wireless Touch AF shutter, Self Timer (w/ Countdown guidance, Sequential shooting, movie recording capability), Wireless Release, Movie Recording, Power Off

Image Share

Available

Marking function for image share.

Easy Connection

Connect using a QR code

Connect using Bluetooth (View, Transfer only)

Tethered shooting

Tethered shooting control

USB connection

Camera can be operated by PC or camera controls

Wi-Fi connection (2.4GHz/5GHz)

Transfer of recorded images to PC via access point

Playback

Playback mode

Single-frame, information display, index display (4/9/25/100 frames), calendar, enlargement (2x ~ 14x), movie (with sound, FF/REW/Pause), picture rotation (auto), Light Box display

Information display

Histogram (independent luminance / RGB available), Highlight/Shadow point warning, AF frame, Photographic information, OFF

Image Editing

Movie Editing function

Trimming (begining / end) / in-movie image extraction (4K only)

Editing function

RAW data edit, Gradation auto, Monochrome, Sepia, Red-eye fix, Saturation, Resize (1280x960, 640x480, 320x240), Trimming, Aspect, e-Portrait, Image Overlay, Post recording

RAW data edit

RAW data edit based on settings of the camera (including e-Portrait, Color Creator, Art Filter, ART-BKT).

Print

Print function

Print reservation (DPOF)

Menu language

Languages

34 languages selectable :

- English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Czech, Dutch, Danish, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Croatian, Slovenian, Hungarian, Greek, Slovakian, Turkish, Latvian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Rumanian, Indonesian, Malay, Thai

Weatherproof construction

Splashproof Type / Dustproof

IEC Standard publication 60529 IPX1 (applies when the body is used with Olympus splashproof Lens) / Dustproof construction

Freezeproof

-10℃

Input / Output

USB/Remote controller connector

USB Type-C / φ2.5Pin Jack (Optional remote cable RM-CB2 can be used)

HDMI connector

Micro HDMI (type D)

Flash attachment

Hot shoe, sync terminal

Wireless LAN

Built-in (IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac)

Bluetooth

Built-in (Bluetooth Ver.4.2 BLE)

Microphone input jack

⌀3.5 stereo mini jack (plug-in power on/off)

Headphone connector

⌀3.5 stereo mini jack

PC interface

Superspeed (USB3.0)

Power Requirements

Battery

BLH-1 Li-ion battery

Battery status display

Remaining power (10 steps, %, or by-minute display), shot count, degradation

AC Adapter

Optional AC-5 AC adapter

Via power battery holder (HLD-9)

USB bus power

A USB PD bus power can be used

PD compliant Camera: Rev 3.0 Ver 1.0a

USB charging

Built-in battery can be charged with USB

When the camera power is off

Performance varies depending on different USB devices

Sleep mode

1/3/5 min., Off

Number of recordable images

Standard mode: 420 shots / Quick sleep mode: 900 shots

With Toshiba SDXU-D032G, IS ON, with no flashes attached, based on CIPA test standards

Battery life for movie recording

Under standard JEITA testing: 85 minutes

When zoom and other operational functions are not used140 minutes

When repeatedly recording at the maximum time of 29 minutes

Dimensions / Weight

Dimensions

Approx. 134.1mm(W) x 90.9mm(H) x 68.9mm(D)

Based on CIPA standards: excludes protrusions

Weight

Based on CIPA standards, with 1x BLH-1 battery and 1 memory card, without eyecup): 580g

Body only: 504g

Operating Environment

Temperature

-10℃ ~ +40℃ (when in operation), -20 ~ +60℃ (when stored)

Humidity

30 ~ 90% (when in operation), 10 ~ 90% (when stored)

  • Olympus OMD E-M1 III Body
  • Li-ion battery (BLH-1)
  • BCH-1 Li-ion Battery Charger
  • USB Cable
  • Cable Clip
  • Shoulder Strap

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