New Firmware Update for the Olympus OM-D E-M5

Olympus announced today the release of firmware Version 1.2 for the OM-D E-M5 which offers the following improvements:

  • Improved sleep recovery operation
  • AF target indication when using C-AF+TR while shooting sequential images using Sequential L setting
  • Added function to automatically move focus to the following zoom positions when underwater macro mode or underwater wide mode is selected. (Only when M. ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-50 mm F3.5-6.3 EZ is attached) 
- Underwater wide mode: Wide setting 
- Underwater macro mode: Telephoto setting

There are two options for updating the firmware. Simply launch the included Olympus camera software and connect the camera via USB cable to an internet connected computer. Choose the Update function from the Camera menu in the software to apply the update or download the software updater from the Olympus support website.

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