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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Housing
The OM-D E-M1 Mark II is the new flagship four thirds SLR-style mirrorless camera by Olympus. Some highlights of this camera are: 20 Megapixel Live MOS Sensor 4/3 format sensor, Cinema 4K Video, unique "5-axis" image stabilization, dust & splash proof Magnesium alloy body, 1/8000s High-Speed Mechanical Shutter, 15 fps shooting, 50 Megapixel High-Res Shot Mode, 100-25600 ISO and more..
Sensor 20.4 Megapixel Live MOS Focusing System Dual F.A.S.T. AF (Contrast & Phase Detection AF) 121 Point (All Cross Type) On-Chip Phase Detection Image Stabilization System 5-Axis In Body Image Stabilization
Continuous Drive 15 fps ISO 100 - 25600 Flash Bundled FL-LM3 (dust & splash-proof)
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec Popular Lenses for UW Panasonic 8mm, Olympus 9-18mm, 14-42mm, 12-50mm, 60mm Video Resolution 4K (30/25/24 fps), 1920x1080 (60 fps), 1280x720 (30 fps), 640x480 (30 fps)

Perhaps you would like to take a look at the housing and accessories of the newest version of this camera? Check out Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III packages here.

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  • SKU: OL-V6300660U000
    Olympus V6300660U000 PT-EP14 Underwater Housing for Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Camera, Depth Rating: 200ft/60m * Made of: Polycarbonate
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  • SKU: NA-17811
    Nauticam 17811 NA-EM1II Underwater Housing for Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Camera, Depth Rating: 330ft/100m * Made of: Aluminum
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  • SKU: AQ-36000
    Aquatica 36000 AE-M1 II Underwater Housing for Olympus OM-D E-M1 II Camera, Depth Rating: 300ft/90m * Made of Aluminum
    The AE-M1II is a rugged and reliable housing, one that will adapt to your needs and will last for the longest time with a minimum of care. Learn More

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The Olympus EM1 II


The Olympus EM1 II was a groundbreaking flagship camera for Olympus when it was released in in the beginning of 2017. At the time, it was one of the fastest-shooting mirrorless cameras from any manufacturer, capable of shooting at speeds up to 18 fps mechanical or an astonishing 60 fps with the electronic shutter.


The EM1 II has a 20.4 Live MOS sensor and excellent in-body image stabilization, especially when paired with Olympus PRO lenses. In fact, this model still outperforms many competitors in terms of image stabilization in 2021, 4 years after its release.


Members of the Mozaik staff have used this model extensively, and report extremely robust weather sealing and all-around versatility. “It’s small enough to throw in a backpack for an 8-mile hike with lenses covering 16mm-840mm FF equivalent, or, even more impressively, throw in a backpack with a pro-grade underwater housing and several additional lenses.”


Today, the EM1 II still holds its own against newer, more expensive models, and is still a good choice, especially for underwater photography. It’s heavily discounted against newer models, as well.


Housings for the EM1 II are available from most major housing manufactures, including Ikelite, Nauticam, Aquatica, and Olympus. Some top lens choices for wide angle are the Olympus 8mm 1.8 fisheye or the Olympus 7-14mm 2.8 rectilinear, and for macro, the Olympus 60mm 2.8.

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