Olympus E-PM2 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm and 40-150mm Lenses Kit (Black)

Olympus E-PM2 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm and 40-150mm Lenses Kit (Black)

Olympus E-PM2 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm and 40-150mm Lenses Kit (Black)

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Product Highlights

  • 16.1MP Live MOS Sensor
  • TruePic VI Image Processor
  • Micro Four Thirds System
  • 3.0" 460k-Dot Touchscreen LCD Monitor
  • Full HD 1080i Video Recording at 60 fps
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • ISO 25600 and 8 fps Continuous Shooting
  • Includes FL-LM1 Shoe-Mount Flash Unit
  • M.Zuiko 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II R Lens
  • M.Zuiko ED 40-150mm f/4-5.6 R Lens
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Olympus E-PM2 overview

  • 1Description

The black Olympus E-PM2 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm and 40-150mm Lenses Kit combines a versatile digital camera along with two zoom lenses to enable extensive coverage from wide-angle to telephoto perspectives. The sum of these components provides you with the essentials needed to begin photographing in nearly any situation.

The E-PM2 is a compact mirrorless digital camera featuring a 16.1 megapixel Micro Four Thirds size sensor and TruePic VI image processor to produce high quality still imagery and full HD 1080i video at 60 fps with notable low-light sensitivity to ISO 25600. A 3.0" 460k-dot LCD monitor is available for live view monitoring, image playback, and menu navigation, and it features a touchscreen design to provide a more intuitive means for applying camera settings. In-camera sensor-shift image stabilization is also available and helps to reduce the appearance of camera shake when working in low-light situations and with longer lenses.

The included M.Zuiko 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II R lens provides a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 28-84mm, making it a suitable choice for us in most shooting situations. It features MSC (Movie/Still Compatible) technology to provide near-silent operation that is ideal when recording HD movies. The lens also incorporates three aspherical elements into its optical design to help minimize aberrations and distortions throughout the zoom range and to produce sharp, clear imagery. Also included is the M.Zuiko ED 40-150mm f/4-5.6 R lens, which picks up where the other lens leaves off and provides a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 80-300mm. It, too, features MSC technology for silent and smooth operation and integrates one extra-low dispersion element into its design to deliver high image clarity through the reduction of chromatic aberration.

  • E-PM2 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera Body (Black)

    The E-PM2 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera from Olympus is a compact mirrorless interchangeable lens camera that comes with the FL-LM1 flash unit.

    A 16MP Live MOS sensor and TruePic VI Image Processor provide high resolution photo and video and fast performance. The TruePic VI Image Processor features Real Color Technology for accurate color reproduction and improved gradation. The F.A.S.T. Autofocus technology with 35 separate focus points brings with it accurate and swift focus across the entire sensor and 8 frames per second of continuous shooting is there to capture those fast-action sequences.

    ISO sensitivity that ranges up to 25600 offers flexibility when shooting in low light and In-body Image Stabilization reduces the effects of camera movement when shooting in low light or with long telephoto lenses. The In-body Image Stabilization also works on video and the E-PM2 captures video in Full 1080i HD and the Direct HD Movie Button switches you from still to movie mode with just one touch of the button.

    The 3.0" LCD offers touch control of autofocus points and shutter release and the responsive Vertical Bar Touch Navigation system for intuitive settings control. The Live Guide system allows you to preview the camera's effects as you adjust them. Just push the Direct Live Guide Button to see how your photo will look before you take it.

    iAuto and 23 Scene Select Modes are available for easy auto shooting. iAuto identifies the type of scene you are shooting and adjusts the settings to optimize image results, and Scene Select mode allows you to set the camera to the type of shot you will be taking whether it be Fireworks, Sunset, Children or even 3D. Face Detection with Eye Detect adjusts focus automatically onto the subject's eyes for beautiful portraits. Also available are 12 in-camera Art Filters which allow you to adjust your images with effects like Pop Art, Soft Focus and Grainy Film. These can be applied to HD videos as well. 

    For ease of handling and ergonomic control, the E-PM2 has a built-in rubberized grip. And the Olympus Dust Reduction System shakes off dust from the sensor every time the camera is turned on.

    16MP Live MOS Sensor
    The 16MP Live MOS sensor is optimized to maximize the performance of all M.Zuiko digital lenses in any shooting condition. Improvements to the sensitivity and read-out speed of the existing sensor makes ISO 25600 shooting and Full HD movie recording possible
    Improved Color Reproduction
    The TruePic VI Image Processor, designed specifically for the Olympus PEN series, features Real Color Technology for improved color reproduction and color gradation. The faster processor also allows for a shorter recovery time between shots and faster overall performance.
    Fast, Accurate Auto Focus
    The F.A.S.T. (Frequency Acceleration Sensor Technology) AF System is able to focus at high speed and offers 35 separate focus points that are spread over the sensor, which makes it possible for accurate focusing on small subjects wherever they appear in the frame. Selectable 3x3 groups within the 35-point area are especially effective when shooting moving subjects. Available options: All target, Group target area (9-area), Single target (normal) Single target (small). AF Tracking function locks your subject into focus and continuously adjusts focus and brightness even if the subject disappears from view momentarily. Magnified frame AF: Selectable from over 800 AF points
    3.0" LCD with Responsive Vertical Bar Touch Navigation
    This bright, high-resolution 3.0" screen offers touch control of camera settings with its Responsive Vertical Bar control. Controls include Touch shutter release, Touch enlargement, Touch Live Guide, AF area selection, AF area enlargement, Frame forward/backward, Enlargement playback, Touch Super Control Panel, Touch Art Filter selection, Touch scene mode selection, and Touch stripe screen (picture mode control). Brightness / Color temperature control: ±7 levels. Color tone: Vivid or Natural
    Live View
    The LCD screen offers Live View with the following features: Approximately 100% field of view, Exposure compensation preview, WB adjustment preview, Gradation auto preview, Face detection preview (up to 8 faces), Grid line, Histogram, Magnification display (x5/x7/x10/x14), and Highlight and shadow. Up to 8 frames of face detection can be displayed. The Live view image is magnified when the focus ring is rotated (in S-AF+MF or MF mode)
    Immediate Response Touch Autofocus and Shutter
    Control focus and shutter release with just a touch on the LCD screen. Improved sensitivity reacts immediately to touch so shutter release is instantaneous.
    In-Body Image Stabilization
    Olympus' in-body image stabilization technology makes it possible to use any Micro Four Thirds lenses (or Four Thirds lenses via an adapter), from wide-angle to telephoto, for clear, crisp photos no matter what the shooting situation, even in low light. To tailor the IS to the specific focal length you're using, you can manually input the following focal lengths: 8, 10, 12, 15, 16, 18, 24, 28, 30, 35, 40, 48, 50, 55, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 100, 105, 120, 135, 150, 180, 200, 210, 250, 300, 350, 400, 500, 600, 800, 1000
    Full 1080i HD Video
    Shoot up to 29 minutes of Full 1080i HD video at 60fps with stereo sound in either AVCHD or AVI formats. A Direct HD Movie Button switches you from still to movie mode with just one touch. The One Push Teleconverter function magnifies up to 2x
    8 FPS Sequential Shooting
    With the E-PM2 you can take up to 8 photos a second to capture fast-action sequences. The camera can maintain this speed for up to 15 photos in RAW or 19 in JPEG. At the slower speed of 3fps, you can capture up to 27 consecutive shots in RAW, or an unlimited number in JPEG.
    Increased ISO Sensitivity
    Capture low light photos with an increased ISO sensitivity to 25600.
    Fast Response
    The E-PM2 offers a full range of shutter speeds from 60 - 1/4000 seconds. The TruePic VI Image processor allows for reduced lag time between shots and faster image display.
    iAuto and 23 Scene Select
    iAuto automatically identifies the scene you're shooting - portrait, landscape, night portrait, macro, or sport - and adjusts the settings to optimize results. The E-PL5 is also equipped with 23 Scene-Select modes for effortless picture taking, including Fireworks, Sunset, Children, Macro, Documents and Panorama. There are even three scene modes that are specific to shooting with Olympus' fisheye, wide-angle and macro conversion lenses to optimize their performance.
    Face Detection with Eye Detect
    The face detection AF employs an Eye Detect AF that adjusts focus automatically on the subject's eyes during portrait shooting and can even be adjusted to focus on the right, left or camera-side eye. The Face Detection function captures up to eight faces, adjusting shutter speed and reducing the chance of blurred subjects when shooting several people at once.
    In-Camera Advanced Arts Filters
    Twelve In-camera Art Filters, including Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale & Light Color, Light Tone, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Cross Process, Gentle Sepia, Dramatic Tone, Key Line and Watercolor, are enhanced by filter variations, art effects, and bracketing. Photographers can use Art Filters in all shooting modes as well as when filming HD movies. Art effects include Soft Focus, Pin-Hole, White Edge, Frame, Star Light, B&W, and Pict. Tone
    Picture Modes
    i-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, Art Filters. Gradation: Auto, Normal, High Key, Low Key (except Art Filters)
    Multi-Exposure and Bracketing
    Multi Exposure: 3 frames, Auto gain, Exposing on Recorded picture (RAW). Exposure bracketing: 2, 3 or 5 frames in 0.3/0.7/1.0EV steps selectable, 7 frames in 0.3/0.7EV steps selectable. ISO bracketing: 3 frames in 0.3/0.7/1.0EV steps selectable. White balance bracketing: 3 frames in 2, 4, 6 steps selectable in each A-B/G-M axis. Flash bracketing: 3 frames in 0.3/0.7/1.0EV step selectable. Art Filter bracketing: i-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, Art Filters selectable. Bracketing for HDR post process: 3 or 5 frames in 2.0/3.0EV steps selectable, 7 frames in 2.0EV steps selectable (HDR picture cannot be created by this function)
    3D Still Shooting
    Add a third dimension to your photographs in any mode from macro to landscape with Olympus' 3D technology. Simply select the 3D Photo Mode and by releasing the shutter and slowly panning, the camera will automatically take a second image from a slightly different perspective. The 3D data is processed in-camera resulting in an .MPO file for easy display on 3D compatible televisions or laptops.
    Built-in Grip
    An easy-to-hold rubberized grip is built into the E-PM2 body for ergonomic control while shooting.
    Live Guide with Direct Live Guide Button
    The Live Guide system allows you to preview effects as you adjust them - before the image is even captured. Simply select Live Guide with one push of the dedicated button and turn the wheel on the back of the camera to slide through numerous photographic effects, such as brightness, color saturation and tone and see how your image will look with these adjustments applied.
    AF Illuminator
    This bright LED beam allows the camera to focus faster in low light, up to almost 10 feet.
    Attachable Flash Included
    This camera provides the flexibility to attach a flash to your camera via the accessory port, or leave it at home for greater portability. The FL-LM1 flash is included, featuring the following modes: Auto, Red-eye reduction, Fill-in, Flash Off, Red-eye reduction / Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(2nd curtain), Manual
    Expandable System
    A range of interchangeable lenses, accessories and strobes are compatible with the E-PM2 to support all different types of photography needs
    Accessory Port
    A port for connecting accessories including flashes, PP-1 PENPAL Bluetooth device, MAL-1 Macro Light, SEMA-1 Microphone adapter and the VF-2 and VF-3 viewfinders is part of this camera's design. Compatible external flashes include FL-50R, FL-36R, FL-20, FL-14, FL-300R, FL-600R
    Professional Audio Sound Capture
    Take videos with uncompressed CD-quality 16bit/44.1kHz Linear PCM stereo recording or AC3 Dolby Digital audio. The camera's microphone reduces wind noise, features recording volume adjustment, and enables audio dubbing for still pictures (up to 30 sec)
    Easy Photo and Video Playback On Your HDTV
    Using the HDMI output, just connect the E-PM2 to your HDTV with an HDMI cable (not included) and navigate the camera's menus on the HDTV to share your pictures and movies with an audience.
    Dust Reduction System
    Olympus' Dust Reduction System assures spot-free images, even after changing lenses. Every time you turn on the camera, the Supersonic Wave Filter silently vibrates, removing dust so that it doesn't interfere with the picture imaging at any time.
    Advanced Shadow Adjustment Technology
    Extreme contrast between dark and bright areas in your images is reduced by the E-PM2's Shadow Adjustment Technology, which corrects for extreme light variations with high-tech efficiency, either before you shoot or during post-capture touch-up.
    Editing RAW and JPEG Files In-Camera
    Functions: RAW development, Gradation auto, Monochrome, Sepia, Red-eye fix, Saturation, Resize (1280x960, 640x480, 320x240), Trimming, Aspect, e-Portrait, Image Overlay, Post recording. RAW picture editing: RAW development based on settings of the camera (including Art Filter). Detail edit is acceptable (Preview, Memory of 2 settings, re-development)
    Image Share Technology
    The E-PM2 is capable of recording stills and video to SD, SDHC, SDXC and UHS-I media cards. With an optional PP-1 PENPAL Bluetooth device, Eye-Fi card, Flash Air Media Card or your smartphone, you can upload images directly from your camera to social networking sites.
    Single-frame, Information display, Index display (4/9/25/100 frames), Calendar, Enlargement (2x - 14x), Movie (with sound, FF/REW/Pause), Picture rotation (auto), Slideshow (with BGM/BGM+Sound/Sound): Still/Movie/Still+Movie. When the camera is connected to an HDTV via an HDMI cable, 3 new slideshow effects are selectable. Four background music tracks are included in the camera, and you can also download music from the OLYMPUS website. Auto angle correction also available. Information display: Histogram (independent luminance / RGB available), Highlight/Shadow point warning, AF frame, Photographic information, OFF
    Print reservation (DPOF), Direct print (PictBridge compatible)
    34 languages selectable: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Czech, Dutch, Danish, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Croat, Slovenian, Hungarian, Greek, Slovakian, Turkish, Latvian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Rumanian, Indonesian, Malay, Thai
  • M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II R Lens (Black)

    Spanning a versatile zoom range from wide-angle to portrait-length, the black M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II R from Olympus is a 28-84mm equivalent lens for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras. The optical design uses three aspherical elements to correct for distortion and spherical aberration, in order to achieve notable sharpness and clarity, and these elements help to retain a compact and lightweight form factor. Additionally, the lens also features a Movie & Still Compatible (MSC) autofocus system, which provides fast and near-silent focusing performance to benefit both video and photo applications.

    Wide-to-portrait-length zoom is designed for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras and provides a 28-84mm equivalent focal length range.
    Three aspherical elements help to reduce distortion and spherical aberrations in order to achieve a high degree of sharpness and clarity throughout the zoom range.
    Movie & Still Compatible (MSC) autofocus system benefits both photo and video applications due to its smooth, quiet, and fast performance.
    Rounded seven-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality.
    UPC: 050332179394
  • M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f/4-5.6 R Lens (Black)

    Ideal for portraiture and distant subjects alike, the black M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f/4-5.6 R from Olympus is an 80-300mm equivalent telephoto zoom for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras. Its modest maximum aperture helps to realize a compact and lightweight form factor while an advanced optical design, which uses extra-low dispersion and high refractive index glass, controls a variety of aberrations for notable sharpness, clarity, and color accuracy. Extending its versatility, this lens also features a Movie & Stills Compatible autofocus system, which is quick, quiet, and precise to suit both photo and video shooting applications.

    Compact telephoto zoom is designed for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras and provides an 80-300mm equivalent focal length range.
    One extra-low dispersion glass element controls color fringing and chromatic aberrations for improved clarity and color accuracy throughout the zoom range.
    One high refractive index element helps to control spherical aberrations for improved sharpness and resolution.
    Movie & Still Compatible (MSC) autofocus system benefits both photo and video applications due to its smooth, quiet, and fast performance.
    Rounded seven-blade diaphragm for smooth bokeh quality.
    UPC: 050332179417
In the Box
Bundle Items
  • BLS-5 Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Battery
  • BCS-5 Lithium-Ion Battery Charger
  • FL-LM1 Flash
  • USB Cable
  • A/V Cable
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Olympus Viewer 2/ib Software CD-ROM
  • Instruction Manual
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
  • LC-37B Lens Cap for Olympus 45mm f/1.8 & 14-42mm f/4-5.6 II Lenses
  • LR-2 Rear Lens Cap
  • DR-40 Decoration Ring
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • LC-58E Front Lens Cap
  • LR-2 Rear Lens Cap
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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Olympus E-PM2 specs

  • E-PM2 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera Body (Black)
    Lens Mount Micro Four Thirds
    Camera Format Micro Four Thirds (2x Crop Factor)
    Pixels Actual: 17.2 Megapixel
    Effective: 16.1 Megapixel
    Max Resolution 16 MP: 4608 x 3456
    Sensor Type / Size MOS, 17.3 x 13 mm
    File Formats Still Images: JPEG, MPO, RAW
    Movies: AVI, MJPEG, MOV, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
    Audio: Linear PCM, WAV
    Bit Depth 12-Bit
    Dust Reduction System Yes
    Memory Card Type SD
    Image Stabilization Optical & Digital
    AV Recording
    Video Recording Yes, NTSC/PAL
    Aspect Ratio 4:3, 16:9
    Video Clip Length Up to 29 Min
    Audio Recording With Video (Stereo)
    Focus Control
    Focus Type Auto & Manual
    Focus Mode Single-servo AF (S), Continuous-servo AF (C), Manual Focus (M)
    Autofocus Points 35
    Viewfinder Type None
    Display Screen 3" Rear Touchscreen  LCD (460,000)
    Screen Coverage 100%
    Exposure Control
    ISO Sensitivity Auto, 200-1600 (Extended Mode: 1600-25600)
    Shutter Type: Electronic
    Speed: 60 - 1/4000  
    30 - 1  in Bulb Mode
    Remote Control RM-UC1 (Optional)
    Metering Method Center-weighted average metering, Multi-zone metering, Spot metering
    Exposure Modes Modes: AE Lock, Aperture Priority, Auto, Manual, Programmed Auto, Shutter Priority
    Compensation: -3 EV to +3 EV (in 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV Steps)
    White Balance Modes Auto, Cloudy, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Shade, Underwater
    Continuous Shooting Up to 8 fps at 16 MP for up to 15 frames
    Maximum Effective Flash Range 7.0 - 10.0' (2.13 - 3.05 m)
    Guide No. 10' (3.05 m) ISO200 
    Max Sync Speed 1 / 250 Second
    Flash Compensation -3 EV to +3 EV (in 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV steps)
    Dedicated Flash System iTTL Groups: 4 Channels: 4
    External Flash Connection Hot Shoe, Wireless
    Self Timer 12 seconds, 2 seconds, 1 seconds, 30 seconds
    Connectivity AV Output
    HDMI D (Micro)
    USB 2.0
    Wi-Fi Capable Yes
    Software System Requirements Windows: XP (SP2), XP (SP3), Vista, 7
    Mac: OS X 10.4.11 or later
    Battery 1 x BLS-5 Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery Pack  
    Operating/Storage Temperature Operating
    32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
    Humidity: 30 - 90%
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 4.3 x 2.5 x 1.3" / 11.0 x 6.4 x 3.4 cm
    Weight 9.49 oz / 269.04 g
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.9 x 5.7 x 4.1"
  • M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II R Lens (Black)
    Focal Length 14 - 42mm
    Comparable 35mm Focal Length: 28 - 84 mm
    Aperture Maximum: f/3.5 - 5.6
    Minimum: f/22
    Camera Mount Type Micro Four Thirds
    Format Compatibility Micro Four Thirds
    Angle of View 75° - 29°
    Minimum Focus Distance 9.84" (25 cm)
    Magnification 0.19x
    Elements/Groups 8 / 7
    Diaphragm Blades 7, Rounded
    Autofocus Yes
    Filter Thread Front: 37 mm
    Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 2.20 x 1.90" (55.9 x 48.3 mm)
    Weight 3.99 oz (113 g)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 3.5 x 3.5 x 3.3"
  • M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f/4-5.6 R Lens (Black)
    Focal Length 40 - 150mm
    Comparable 35mm Focal Length: 80 - 300 mm
    Aperture Maximum: f/4 - 5.6
    Minimum: f/22
    Camera Mount Type Micro Four Thirds
    Format Compatibility Micro Four Thirds
    Angle of View 30° - 8.2°
    Minimum Focus Distance 2.95' (90 cm)
    Magnification 0.16x
    Elements/Groups 13 / 10
    Diaphragm Blades 7, Rounded
    Autofocus Yes
    Filter Thread Front: 58 mm
    Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 2.50 x 3.27" (63.5 x 83 mm)
    Weight 6.70 oz (190 g)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 4.6 x 3.4 x 3.3"

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