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OLYMPUS V205081BU000 Black PEN E-PL8 Black Body with 14-42 IIR Black Lens

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  • 16.1MP Live MOS Sensor
  • TruePic VII Image Processor
  • 3.0" 1.04m-Dot 180 degree Flip Touchscreen
  • Full HD Video Recording at 30 fps
  • Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity
  • 81-Area FAST AF with Small Target AF
  • Up to 8.5 fps Shooting and ISO 25600
  • 3-Axis In-Body VCM Image Stabilization
  • Enhanced Selfie Modes and Controls
  • M.Zuiko 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II R Lens

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Model

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Brand
OLYMPUS
Series
PEN
Model
E-PL8
Part
V205081BU000

Details

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Color
Black
Package Type
Body with Lens Kit

Image Sensor

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Image Sensor
Live MOS
Gross Pixels
17.2 million
Effective Pixels
16.1 million
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (Horizontal:Vertical)
Dust Cleaning System
Super Sonic Wave Filter
Image Stabilization
System Type: Built-in (Image sensor shift type for movie & still, 3-axis(yaw/pitch/rol) image stabilization)

Modes: 4 modes (S-I.S.AUTO,S-I.S.1, S-I.S.2, S-I.S.3), OFF

Live View Image Stabilization: Activation by half-pressing shutter release or enlarging view

Focal Length Setting: Yes

IS for Live View Image: Available (by half-pressing the shutter button or enlarging operation)

Stabilization Performance: 3.5 EV Steps Based on CIPA measurement conditions.
When using M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ (focal length=42mm (35mm equivalent with 84mm)
Image Processor
TruePic VII

White Balance

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White Balance
White Balance Mode a: Auto WB, 7 Preset WBs, 4 Capture WBs, Custom WB(Kelvin setting)

White Balance Compensation: +/- 7 steps in each A-B/G-M axis Except for Custom WB

Preset White Balance:
7 preset WBs (3000K - 7500K) - Sunny (5300K), Shadow (7500K), Cloudy (6000K), Incandescent (3000K), Fluorescent (4000K), Underwater, WB Flash (5500K)

Viewfinder

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Viewfinder Type
Electronic

LCD Monitor

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LCD
3.0"
LCD Coverage
100%
Screen Type
3.0" 180 degree Downward Flip Touch LCD Monitor

Focus

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Focus Type
Auto/Manual
Focusing Modes
Single AF (S-AF) / Continuous AF (C-AF) / Manual Focus (MF) / S-AF + MF / AF tracking (C-AF + TR) With Full-time AF (Automatic activation when shooting selfie movies)
Focusing Point Selection
81-area multiple AF (Contrast detection AF), 37-area multiple AF (Phase-difference detection AF)
All target, Group target area (3x3-area)
Single target(Standard Target Size / Small Target Size)
Focus Lock
AE Lock: Locked at 1st release of shutter button (can be set to Fn button as well)

Exposure

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Exposure Compensation
Still photo +/- 5 EV, movie +/- 3 EV in 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps selectable HDR shooting, monitor and EVF displays only up to +/- 3 EV
Metering System
Digital ESP metering (324-area multi pattern metering), Center weighted average metering, Spot metering, Spot metering with highlight control, Spot metering with shadow control
(TTL Image sensor metering)
ISO Sensitivity
Auto: ISO LOW (approx. 100) - 25600 (customizable, default ISO LOW - 1600)
Manual: ISO LOW (approx. 100) - 25600 in 1/3 or 1 EV ISO steps
AE Lock
Available

Shutter

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Shutter Type
Computerized focal-plane, high-speed, mechanical shutter
Shutter Speed
1/4000 - 60 sec. (1/3, 1/2, or 1EV steps selectable)
Bulb/Time: default setting 8min. (1/2/4/8/15/20/25/30 min. selectable)
Self-timer
Operation time: 12 sec., 2 sec., custom (Wait time: 1-30sec., Shot interval: 0.5/1/2/3sec., Number of shots: 1-10, Every time AF: Off / On)

Flash

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Flash Mode
Auto, Red Eye Reduction, Slow Sync (1st curtain sync), Slow Sync (2nd curtain sync), Slow Sync (2nd curtain sync) + Red Eye Reduction, Fill-in, Manual (1/1 (FULL) to 1/64), Flash Off
Flash Control
TTL Auto, Auto, Manual, super FP(FP-TTL AUTO, FP-MANUAL)
Available on the external flash

Flash Intensity Control: Up to +/- 3 EV in 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps selectable
Sync Speed
Differs by flash unit and mode.
FL-LM1: 1/250 sec., FL-50R: 1/180 sec., Other: 1/200 sec.
Super FP: 1/125 to 1/4000 sec., RC: 1/160 sec.

Function

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Color Mode
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Playback
Single-frame, information display, index display (4, 9, 25, 100 frames), Clips, calendar, enlargement (2x - 14x), movie (with sound, FF, REW, Pause), slideshow (with sound including BGM, replaceable BGM), picture rotation (auto), Light Box display
Delete
Erasing Function: Single frame, All, Selected frames (from Index)
Customization
Can select from 23 functions to assign to buttons, including the Lens Fn button.
Functions that can be assigned differ by button.

Recording System

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File Format
RAW (12-bit lossless compression), JPEG, RAW+JPEG, MPO(3D still)
Image Type
RAW: 4608 x 3456 pixels
JPEG: 4608 x 3456 pixels - 640 x 480 pixels
Recording Media
SD Memory Card (SDHC, SDXC, UHS-I/II compatible, Eye-Fi Card compatible) Not compatible with Endless Memory.

Movie

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Audio Format
Wave Format (Stereo linear PCM/16-bit, Sampling frequency 48kHz)
Movie Format
MOV(MPEG-4AVC/H.264) , AVI(Motion JPEG)
Movie Recording
MOV
Full HD: 1920x1080, 30p (29.97fps), 24Mbps (fine) / 16Mbps (normal), Aspect ratio 16:9
HD: 1280x720, 30p (29.97fps), 12Mbps (fine) / 8Mbps (normal), Aspect ratio 16:9

AVI
HD: 1280x720, 30fps, Aspect ratio 16:9
SD: 640x480, 30fps, Aspect ratio 4:3

Lens

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Compatible Lenses
Olympus Lenses
Lens Mount
Micro Four Thirds Mount
Lens Spec
14-42mm IIR Black Lens

Interface

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USB
Yes
A/V Out
Yes
HDMI
Micro HDMI (Type-D)
Built in Wifi
Built-in (IEEE 8.02.1b/g/n)
Mic
Stereo

Power Source

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Battery
BLS-50 Li-ion battery (included)
Battery Life
Battery Life for Movie Shooting: Approx. 90 minutes (under standard JEITA testing)
Approx. 150 minutes (when zoom and other operational functions are not used)
with full battery, when repeatedly recording at the maximum time of 29 minutes.
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  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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