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Olympus E-5

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Olympus E-5

The Olympus E-5 is a professional DSLR announced and launched in 2010. It is the predecessor of Olympus’ E-3 digital camera. The Olympus E-5 has been released just three years after its predecessor. It forms part of the E-series and Micro Four Thirds cameras. It comes in a weather sealed design. It offers a 12-megapixel Live MOS sensor. It features a 3-ich 920k LCD. It also features Live View with Contrast AF. It supports HD video recording. It comes with shutter speeds of up to 1/8000th …

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Olympus E-5

The Olympus E-5 is a professional DSLR announced and launched in 2010. It is the predecessor of Olympus’ E-3 digital camera. The Olympus E-5 has been released just three years after its predecessor. It forms part of the E-series and Micro Four Thirds cameras. It comes in a weather sealed design. It offers a 12-megapixel Live MOS sensor. It features a 3-ich 920k LCD. It also features Live View with Contrast AF. It supports HD video recording. It comes with shutter speeds of up to 1/8000th sec. This digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera is made for professional photographers and experienced amateurs. It comes with ZUIKO® DIGITAL lenses. The Olympus E-5 camera comes with E-5 Body, a USB Cable, a Video Cable, a Li-Ion Battery Pack (BLM-5), a Li-Ion Battery Charger (BCM-5), a Shoulder Strap, the OLYMPUS software CD-ROM, Manuals and a Registration card.

Features

The Olympus E-5 professional DSLR comes in a weather-sealed body with a 12Mp Live MOS sensor. It comes with a 3-inch LCD that features 920k colors. It has the Live View feature that comes with Contrast AF. It supports HD video recording. It has shutter speeds of up to 1/8000th sec. This camera comes with TruePic V+ image processing engine that helps to boast the new “Fine Detail Processing” technology that provides a better detail in the photograph. It can also be optimized to maximize the Zuiko® Digital Lenses’ performance. There’s a 3.0-inch dual axis swivel HyperCrystal LCD with 920,000 dots on this camera that can be used to frame HD videos. It comes with ten in-camera Art Filters that includes the Dramatic Tone. Shooting modes present on this camera are program auto, shutter priority, aperture priority and manual modes. Movies can also be filmed with the expanded control featured on this camera. It can take shots higher ISO settings (ISO 100 to ISO 6400) by lowering the image noise automatically. It comes with a wireless flash control. The camera accepts both CompactFlash Type I UDMA and SD cards (SDHC/SDXC compatible).

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