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Panasonic Lumix G Vario 45-150mm f/4.0-5.6

Discussion in 'Native Lenses' started by Gerard, Aug 7, 2015.

  1. Gerard

    Gerard Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    May 12, 2015
    Vleuten, Utrecht
    I traded my Lumix G5 for a EM5.
    This lens has image stabilization. I am not sure what is the best thing: turn IBIS of the EM5 on or off?

    Maybe one of you could fill me in on this.
  2. slau

    slau Mu-43 Regular Subscribing Member

    Jan 26, 2010
    Alberta, Canada
    I believe that the Panasonic 45-150 lens IS only works on Panasonic body. You don't have a choice, if you want to use IS, you have to turn IBIS of the EM5 on.
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  3. Gerard

    Gerard Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    May 12, 2015
    Vleuten, Utrecht
    Thanks :) 
  4. tkbslc

    tkbslc Super Moderator

    I thought there was some menu where you could pick?

    Either way, in most cases Olympus IBIS is actually better than the lens OIS, so I'd leave it disabled.
  5. hazwing

    hazwing Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Nov 25, 2012
    I agree there is somewhere on the menu that let's u choose between lens stabilisation and Ibis.

    I suspect Ibis is better than Panasonic mega os. And about the same as their power os
  6. T83m

    T83m New to Mu-43

    Apr 3, 2014
    on the e-m5 mark 1 its not possible to choose between ois and ibis. on newer oly bodies you can choose. but on the e-m5 you have to use ibis...
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