Just my luck, always managed to get perfectly working cameras until now, including an E420, E3 and E-P2. Here is the run of events: OMD arrived Monday evening, put my only lens on (45-200), battery in and fired her up. Strange thing is at first all I got was a grey screen in the EVF for about 20 seconds, then a funny pop like a flash gun and the camera sprang into life. Played with it for a bit but I felt I should make sure the bat is fully charged so popped the bat out on the charger. 2 hours later bat fully charged and put back in camera, thing fires up straight away and works like a dream. Couldn't stop playing with my new toy so probably turned it on and off 4 or 5 times before going to bed. Take the camera out tonight and she won't turn on, just get a grey screen in the EVF, buttons do nothing and occasionally the camera pops like a flash gun, the EVF flashes then goes out then comes back with the same empty grey screen. Put bat on charger again, and hour or so later I put the supposedly fully charged bat into the camera but yet again no life just the grey screen, occasional pop sound followed by flash of life in the EVF followed by blank black nothingness on the EVF then back to the grey screen again. Scary thing is now it seems that sometimes turning it on results on nothing not even the blank grey screen, also turning it off the grey screen is still showing in the EVF for 10 seconds or so. Tried charging the bat again but no life in my OMD . So it seems I either I have a dead battery or a dead camera? Will be headed off back to Amazon after Christmas.