(FT5) E-M1 video specs

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I finally received the E-M1 video specs. here they are:

MOV (MPEG-4AVC/H.264), AVI (Motion JPEG):

Full HD 1920 x 1080 (16:9) 30p, 24Mbps (MOV)
Full HD 1920 x 1080 (16:9) 30p, 16Mbps (MOV)
HD 1280 x 720 (16:9) 30p, 12Mbps (MOV)
HD 1280 x 720 (16:9) 30p, 8Mbps (MOV)
HD 1280 x 720 (16:9) / 30 frames per second (AVI Motion JPEG®)

Not really a Panasonic GH3 killer :(

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Rumors classification explained (FT= FourThirds):
FT1=1-20% chance the rumor is correct
FT2=21-40% chance the rumor is correct
FT3=41-60% chance the rumor is correct
FT4=61-80% chance the rumor is correct
FT5=81-99% chance the rumor is correct

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Olympus 15mm f/2.0 patent.

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Egami spotted a new Olympus patent describing a 15mm f/2.0 lens. It’s quite an “unusual” focal length and I don’t think this lens will make it into mass production. Anyway, you never know…GX7 and Olympus 12-40mm patents now became…real products :)

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Missing: Where is the Tamron 14-150mm MFT lens?

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Back in January Tamron announced a new 14-150mm F/3.5-5.8 Di III VC Micro Four Thirds lens. At the time they didn’t unveil neither the release date nor the price. After 9 months(!) Tamron website still doesn’t disclose the release date and price. The lens is listed on BHphoto too but without any useful info.

Some of our readers got any hint about the lens release???

Here are the lens specs:

Focal length
F/3.5-5.8
17 elements in 13 groups
0.5m (19.7 in.)
1:3.8 (at f=150mm: MFD 0.5m)
φ52mm
80.4mm (3.2 in.)
85.24mm (3.4 in.)
φ63mm
280g (9.9 oz.)
7 (Circular diaphragm)
F/22
Flower-shaped lens hood
Micro Four Thirds
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(FT5) More E-M1 testing report .

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I got some more tidbits from my sources:

1) While not official the E-M1 body price should be $1,500. There will be also two kit version with 12-40mm or 12-50mm lens.

2) It has no Anti Aliasing filter

3) True Pic VII processor improves video quality like moire reduction.

4) has mic Input, single SD card slot.

5) New Environmental Sensing System will adjust VF brightness automatically, according to scene.

6) The sources confirmed that FT lenses focus as fast as MFT lenses

7) The 12-40mm lens has a snap-manual ring – just like the 12 and 17mm!

8) The 12-40mm is the first lens of the new PRO lens line

 

The camera and lens will be announced on September 10 at 5-6 am London time!

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For readers: Don’t miss any news. Join our group on facebook and follow our tweets.

Rumors classification explained (FT= FourThirds):
FT1=1-20% chance the rumor is correct
FT2=21-40% chance the rumor is correct
FT3=41-60% chance the rumor is correct
FT4=61-80% chance the rumor is correct
FT5=81-99% chance the rumor is correct

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First SLR Magic 17mm T1.6 CINE lens test (available in Spring 2014 for $499).

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Belfast SLR Magic 17mm T1.6 (prototype) on 5 axis stabilization OMD E-M5 from Seb Farges on Vimeo.

There is a new SLR Magic MFT lens coming. The SLR Magic 17mm T1.6 CINE lens will be available in Spring 2014 for $499 USD or $449 EUR. Seb Farges tested the pre-production version and posted his early thoughts on Vimeo.

 

Current SLRmagic lenses for Micro Four Thirds:
SLR magic 11mm f/1.4 lens on eBay (Click here).
SLR magic Cine 12mm T/1.6 Lens at Adorama (Click here).
SLR Magic 25mm T0.95 at Adorama (Click here).
Toy Lens 26mm f/1.4 lens on eBay (Click here).
SLR Magic 35mm f/1.7 MC lens on eBay (Click here).
Noktor SLRmagic 50mm on eBay (Click here) SLR Magic Pin Hole Lens at Adorama (Click here).

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