Olympus OM-D Webcam Beta

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Olympus OM-D Webcam Beta
Use your OM-D camera as a webcam for streaming.
Whether you’re connecting with loved ones or collaborating with colleagues from home, video streaming is now more important than ever. We’re excited to introduce Olympus’ OM-D Webcam Beta software! This free beta software allows you to use select OM-D cameras in conjunction with video conferencing applications.
OM-D Webcam Beta is compatible with the following camera models:

Follow These Step-by-Step Instructions to Get Started
Installation:
  1. Download OM-D Webcam Beta.
  2. Open the setup.exe file and follow the on-screen instructions.
Usage:
  1. Connect your OM-D and PC using the official USB-C tether cable provided with the original box.
  2. Turn on the camera.
  3. Select
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    on the monitor.
  4. Open your web conferencing application.
  5. Go to your video preferences in the application and select ‘OM-D Webcam Beta.’
Please note: at this time, OM-D Webcam Beta software is compatible with Windows PCs only.

OM-D Webcam Beta software does not output sound from the camera. However, all Olympus LS-P recorders – like the LS-P4 – can be used as USB microphones for video streaming.
How to Set Up USB Audio with Your LS-P Recorder:
  • Connect the camera to one USB port, and the LS to another USB port.
  • Slide the USB connector slide lever in the direction of the arrow.
  • Connect LS Recorder to the extension cable.
  • Plug the cable into your PC/MAC
  • Press the MENU/SCENE button while the voice recorder is in stop mode.
  • Press the + or – button to select the [Device Menu] tab.
  • Press the `OK button to move the cursor into the list of setting items.
  • Press the + or – button to select [USB Settings].
  • Press the `OK button.
  • Press the + or – button to select [USB Class].
  • Select [Composite]. This will set the recorder to USB Audio Class. The recorder will then be recognized as a USB Microphone/Speaker on the computer
 

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