Why the EM5II did not get the focus stacking like EM1?

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by Halaking, Nov 26, 2015.

  1. Halaking

    Halaking Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Dec 17, 2012
    Los Angeles
    Any thought?
  2. eteless

    eteless Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 20, 2014
    It doesn't have the required buffer needed to store and combine all of the images needed, the E-M1 does.
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  3. Tapper

    Tapper Mu-43 Regular

    Mar 12, 2013
    Not sure that's true. Em5II has enough buffer for hi-res mode.

    I think it's maybe a marketing decision to give Em1 an extra feature.
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  4. Klorenzo

    Klorenzo Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 10, 2014
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  5. eteless

    eteless Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 20, 2014
  6. mcasan

    mcasan Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 26, 2014
    Likely to continue to keep E-M1 as the top of the line body.
  7. bikerhiker

    bikerhiker Mu-43 All-Pro

    Dec 24, 2013
    Eteless was correct in the beginning. It does not have the same continuos shooting buffer as the E-M1. That was confirmed by Jamie Mcdonald, an Olympus trailblazer who came back from the Olympus meeting not too long ago. Olympus wanted to put it in the E-M5 II but can't.
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  8. Tapper

    Tapper Mu-43 Regular

    Mar 12, 2013
    OK, good info. Thanks.
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