OMD - would you buy one with 5K clicks?

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by oto02, Sep 9, 2013.

  1. oto02

    oto02 Mu-43 Regular

    Jul 24, 2012
    Melbourne, VICTORIA, AU

    There is an EM5 for sale online in nick conditions.

    Would you guys buy an used OMD, with 5k clicks on the dash? (they asking about AU$600)
    How much life could still have in it? Estimated life span?

    Thanks in advance
  2. Air-Cooled

    Air-Cooled Mu-43 Regular

    Jul 27, 2012
    If I remember my internet correctly, the shutter is rated for 100K.
    Keeping that in mind, you have a lot of clicks left to burn.

    If everything else checks out, seems like a deal, good luck!
  3. monk3y

    monk3y Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 14, 2013
    in The Cloud...
    No problem at all... I am not sure what's the shutter life of E-m5 but if it's anythinf like DSLR's its in the 100,000clicks.

    Sent from my GT-N7100 using Mu-43 mobile app
  4. mister_roboto

    mister_roboto Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Jun 14, 2011
    Seattle, WA, USA
    Yeah, it's supposed to last around 100K. 5% is pretty good.
  5. jeffryscott

    jeffryscott Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Jul 2, 2010
    If the price is good, buy it. 5k is nothing if the camera hasn't been abused. I bought my used one with 14k and it looked brand new (used in a studio).
  6. nstelemark

    nstelemark Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    May 28, 2013
    Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
    I bought mine at the end of May. 5096 actuations today in 3 months. 20K a year, it will still last 5 years or so.
  7. bredman

    bredman Mu-43 Top Veteran

    May 30, 2013
    Sherwood Forest
    27,482 since it first came out. I hardly touch it in the winter so i reckon it'll be about 32K after 2 years so that's 16K a year.
  8. gochugogi

    gochugogi Mu-43 Veteran

    Sheesh, it's almost like new. It's not uncommon to shoot 500 to 1000 images in a busy day, so 5000 clicks means the owner only used it a few times.
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