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Featured: 'and so it's finally launched and our questions answered...' by letsgofishing

Discussion in 'Open Discussion' started by letsgofishing, Feb 5, 2015.

  1. KBeezie

    KBeezie Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Sep 15, 2012
    Grand Rapids, Mi
    Karl Blessing
    That first video is awesome :D
     
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  2. memzinla

    memzinla Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Oct 31, 2012
    Los Angeles, CA
    I want it, but that price! :(
     
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  3. KBeezie

    KBeezie Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Sep 15, 2012
    Grand Rapids, Mi
    Karl Blessing
    I'll get it... next year. lol.
     
  4. memzinla

    memzinla Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Oct 31, 2012
    Los Angeles, CA
    Yeah, I think that will be me also!
     
  5. agentlossing

    agentlossing Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jun 26, 2013
    Andrew Lossing
    Very, very nice looking camera. I thought the EM1 took them further away from the elegance of the film OMs but this one is a beauty.

    EM10•GX1•EP1•GF3•9mmBCL•17mm2.8•30mm2.8
     
  6. lowlight

    lowlight Mu-43 Regular

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    Jun 3, 2014
    Norway
    My local dealer is hosting a Olympus event later today

    The mark II is not officially released in Norway yet. But hoping to get a little bit of time with it this afternoon:D

    Shure looks beautiful. Not going to replace my markI just yet though
     
  7. KBeezie

    KBeezie Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Karl Blessing
  8. wjiang

    wjiang Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Brief discussion of intended use here: https://www.mu-43.com/showthread.php?t=4838&p=735725
     
  9. KBeezie

    KBeezie Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Karl Blessing
  10. wjiang

    wjiang Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    From what I gather, you calibrate it well enough that if you point it at the target, it will be centred in the frame. It makes initial acquisition at long telephoto easier. Also, with it you don't necessarily need to use the screen at all, so you can track a moving target using the dot sight and shoot multiple frames without losing the target due to black out, or if it briefly moves out of frame.
     
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  11. letsgofishing

    letsgofishing Mu-43 Veteran

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    Nov 21, 2012
    South Africa
    Mike Kaplan
    If I can remember, the Mk1 body was $999 at launch? Don't think $100 more is too bad considering the improvements, but I'll also wait till the end of the year....
     
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  12. arch stanton

    arch stanton Mu-43 Veteran

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    Feb 25, 2012
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    Malc
    While this is true, there's a lot more competition in the market now - I think that price will fall rapidly.
    Or perhaps I just hope it will ;)
     
  13. fransglans

    fransglans Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Jun 12, 2012
    Sweden
    gus
    I think it's a fair price. And if we stop changing camera every year, the cost will feel more fair. And I guess that we value our stuff more if the pricetag is beefy...

    Sent from my GT-I9300 using Mu-43 mobile app
     
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  14. Ross the fiddler

    Ross the fiddler Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    It works like gun sights really as it was first used in this model camera. http://www.cnet.com/products/olympus-stylus-sp-100/
     
  15. pinoyborian

    pinoyborian Mu-43 Veteran

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    Oct 3, 2012
    Peterborough UK
    Jerry Sisican
    I'll get it together with the 14-150 II, perfect for the Philippines during typhoon months of December & January. Question is, pre-order with all its wonderful freebies (messenger bag and 5.5yrs warranty) or wait out a bit. Thoughts, anyone?
     
  16. gravijaflare

    gravijaflare Mu-43 Veteran

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    Aug 28, 2014
    A planet called Gaia
    hmm.. 5.5 yrs warranty sir? is that on extended warranty? ;)
     
  17. maritan

    maritan Mu-43 Veteran

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    Oct 30, 2014
    According to Olympus, this sight is compatible only with the E-M5 II and some Stylus model. I was really excited till I saw that. Doesn't work with the E-M1...
     
  18. pinoyborian

    pinoyborian Mu-43 Veteran

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    Oct 3, 2012
    Peterborough UK
    Jerry Sisican
    2 yrs Oly warranty, 3 yrs warranty (Jessops??) worth £79.99, and 6 mos if you sign up to newsletter. Still have to read carefully though but that's what I'm reading. I'll find the offer link.
     
  19. pinoyborian

    pinoyborian Mu-43 Veteran

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    Jerry Sisican