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E-M5 electronic level calibration

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by Stubb, Jun 10, 2012.

  1. Stubb

    Stubb Mu-43 Regular

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    Apr 23, 2012
    Atlanta, GA
    Andreas
    Has anyone come across a way to calibrate the electronic level in the EM-5? The roll sensor in mine is off by just a hair over one degree.

    —Andreas
     
  2. Mikefellh

    Mikefellh Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Jun 7, 2012
    Toronto, Canada
    Page 92 of the manual.

    Menu, gear, K, Utility, Level Adjust, Adjust.

    Of course your camera should be already positioned to where you think it is level before doing this, i.e. on a tripod or flat surface.
     
  3. Stubb

    Stubb Mu-43 Regular

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    Apr 23, 2012
    Atlanta, GA
    Andreas
    Many thanks! How did I miss that? Besides the fact that I'm an idiot.

    —Andreas
     
  4. crsnydertx

    crsnydertx Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Dec 31, 2010
    Houston, TX
    Chuck
    I think it's great that it can be calibrated! Real attention to detail by Oly...
     
  5. Mikefellh

    Mikefellh Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Jun 7, 2012
    Toronto, Canada
    Actually, I think the biggest thank you to Olympus (besides SSWF) should be pixel mapping. Owners of other camera brands have to send their cameras back to the manufacturer (and pay) to have pixel mapping done. We just have to press a few buttons, wait a minute, and it's done!
     
  6. Stubb

    Stubb Mu-43 Regular

    41
    Apr 23, 2012
    Atlanta, GA
    Andreas
    It felt like stepping back in time when I switched from an Olympus E-3 to a Nikon D700, as there were a truckload of features that I missed. It's good to be back shooting an Olympus!

    —Andreas
     
  7. stratokaster

    stratokaster Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 4, 2011
    Kyiv, Ukraine
    Pavel
    Oh really? Panasonic cameras also have this feature, it is called 'PIXEL REFRESH' and is located near the end of the SETUP menu.
     
  8. stratokaster

    stratokaster Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 4, 2011
    Kyiv, Ukraine
    Pavel
    ^^ This. Right now I have a Sony NEX-7 with miscalibrated electronic level sitting right on my desk and I'm unable to do anything about it.
     
  9. Mikefellh

    Mikefellh Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Jun 7, 2012
    Toronto, Canada
    Only because they got it from Olympus, along with SSWF.

    Actually when I say "other" camera brands I usually mean those that start with an N, C, or S...no other hints.