OM-D E-M1 Mark III Support Topics
UPDATING YOUR FIRMWARE – READ THIS FIRST!
Please carefully follow the directions when updating your lens or camera firmware and keep in mind the following:
- Firmware updates can take several minutes to complete. Do not disconnect the USB cable during the update process. Once you see "OK" on the rear monitor, it is safe to disconnect the cable.
- Be sure to have a fully charged battery in the camera and installed Digital Camera Updater software. Follow the Download Firmware link on the product support page to obtain this software.
What comes packaged with the camera?
The following items are packaged with the camera
- E-M1 Mark III camera Body
- USB cable (CB-USB11, USB Type C)
- BLH-1 Li-ion battery
BCH-1 Li-ion battery charger
- Cable clip
- Shoulder strap
- Body Cap
- Instruction manual
and Warranty Card
What battery grip is compatible?
The power battery holder is the HLD-9.
Which lenses are compatible with the Focus Stacking feature?
The following lenses are compatible with Focus Stacking.
- M.ZUIKO ED 30mm F3.5 MACRO
- M.ZUIKO ED 60mm F2.8 MACRO
- M.ZUIKO ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO
- M.ZUIKO ED 40-150mm F2.8 PRO
- M.ZUIKO ED 7-14mm F2.8 PRO
- M.ZUIKO ED 8mm F1.8 FISHEYE PRO
- M.ZUIKO ED 300mm F4.0 IS PRO
- M.ZUIKO ED 12-100mm F4.0 IS PRO
- M.ZUIKO ED 12-45mm F4.0 PRO
The angle of view of the images created by Focus Stacking will be reduced approximately 7%.
What Lenses support the PRO Capture Mode?
Olympus Micro Four Thirds lenses (M. Zuiko Digital lenses) support Pro Capture in the E-M1 Mark III camera.
With the exception of Body Cap Lens BCL-0980 and BCL-1580 because these lenses do not have electrical contacts.
How do I link the Single Auto Focus point to spot metering?
With the E-M1 Mark III camera the position of the single AF target and range of spot metering can be linked. The default setting is linked, so a setting change is not necessary.When linked and using spot metering, Face priority AF is not available.
To unlink the spot focus point from spot metering, uncheck any one or all three of the spot metering modes in Spot Metering in Custom Menu Gear E3. Uncheck any one of the boxes by highlighting the mode and press the OK button. Press the Menu button when complete.
What is the approx. number of charging cycles of the BLH-1 battery?
Approximately 500 cycles depending on operating conditions.
Items in the Menu system are "Grayed" out and not accessible. Why?
This is a normal situation. Settings such as HDR, Silent shutter mode and Bracketing will "Gray out" settings that would conflict with the operation of these features.
What Eye Cups are Compatible?
The EP-12 Eyecup is bundled with the E-M1 Mark III, E-M1 Mark II/ E-M1
EP-13 Large Eyecup
This is a large eyecup design. This accessory blocks external light making the viewfinder easier to use. By using materials with elastic properties, the eyecup fits all eyes, regardless of whether the user is wearing glasses or not. Support from both the eye area and both arms improves stability for a posture that reduces camera shake.
What Remote Cable Release Can Be Used?
The Remote Cable Release (RM-CB2) is a convenient release cable with a pin jack terminal (2.5mm diameter) that features a bulb lock function convenient for long exposures. The connector features an L-shaped design to ensure a compact form when connected to the camera.
The RM-CB2 cable release enables you to focus and trigger your OM-D E-M1 Mark III without the vibration associated with using the shutter release button. This is especially useful for macro and microphotography, where it’s absolutely critical that the camera remains still.