Do only Panasonic lenses have the raised red pip to help guide mount?

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I frequently change lenses in the dark and with Panasonic it's easy to just feel your way in. Not so with only Olympus one I have , 45mm. Is it this way with all Olympus lenses?
 

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AFAIK it is...jfyi I used some Sugru on my lenses and body (little 'dots') and I have also put some on my shutter button and the center of the 'D-pad' to help find things blindly - either in the dark or so I don't have to remove my eye from the viewfinder.

http://sugru.com/
 

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I frequently change lenses in the dark and with Panasonic it's easy to just feel your way in. Not so with only Olympus one I have , 45mm. Is it this way with all Olympus lenses?
Those are rejected Leica red dots! It is part of their reduce/reuse/recycle program with Panasonic. :biggrin:

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P.S. It is nice to have a physical cue when working in the dark. I shot concerts for a few years, and you learn where things are by feel quite quickly. But a few hints are always appreciated.
 

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Those are rejected Leica red dots! It is part of their reduce/reuse/recycle program with Panasonic. :biggrin:

--Ken

P.S. It is nice to have a physical cue when working in the dark. I shot concerts for a few years, and you learn where things are by feel quite quickly. But a few hints are always appreciated.
It also helps in the light when you get old!:wink:
 

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I don't have my camera with me right now but I'm pretty sure the Oly 12-40 Pro has a raised dot. It may be white instead of red though.
 

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I don't have my camera with me right now but I'm pretty sure the Oly 12-40 Pro has a raised dot. It may be white instead of red though.
It is a red dot but is much smaller than the one used on P/L lenses. I think the smaller dot is just as easy to feel and a lot less likely to get damaged. I wish all of Olys' lenses had this small red dot! I'm sure all the upcoming 'PRO' lenses will have it.
 

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It is a red dot but is much smaller than the one used on P/L lenses. I think the smaller dot is just as easy to feel and a lot less likely to get damaged. I wish all of Olys' lenses had this small red dot! I'm sure all the upcoming 'PRO' lenses will have it.
Thanks for confirming! I wasn't 100% sure I was accurate.
 

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In your local craft store in the sticker section you can find little glow in the dark dot stickers. I use those for mine.
 
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