EM5 Mk2 whats the extra hotshoe contact for

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by Paul80, Mar 25, 2015.

  1. Paul80

    Paul80 Mu-43 Veteran

    Jul 6, 2014
    Hi all

    As subject.

    Anyone know what the extra hotshoe contact is for on the EM5 Mk2

    Olympus & Panasonic m4/3 cameras normally have three contacts in addition to the central trigger contact but I notice the new EM5 Mk2 now has four contacts plus the central trigger contact.

    Anyone know what the extra one is for?



    EM5 Mk2
  2. b_rubenstein

    b_rubenstein Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 20, 2012
    Melbourne, FL
    Power for the new flash that comes with the camera.
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  3. gryphon1911

    gryphon1911 Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Mar 13, 2014
    Central Ohio, USA
    They wanted to look like Canon? lol - just kidding. :D
  4. eteless

    eteless Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 20, 2014
    Frying flashes from other brands.
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