Olympus Olympus Pen E-PL7 Body

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The E-PL7 is the latest in the multi-award winning compact-sized PEN camera series and is designed for the active, social photo-sharing photographer with its unique ‘touch’ selfie-photo/video oriented features, and sophisticated integration with the smartphone for camera control and sharing.

Product type Micro Four Thirds Interchangeable Lens System Camera

Memory SD Memory Card*1 (SDHC, SDXC, UHS-I compatible, Eye-Fi Card compatible*2 )*1: Class 6 or higher is recommended for Movie shooting.*2: Not compatible with Endless Memory

Lens mount Micro Four Thirds Mount

Image Pickup Unit

Product type 4/3 Live MOS Sensor

Number of pixels Number of effective pixels : Approx. 16.1 million pixels, Total number of pixels : Approx. 17.2 million pixels

Aspect ratio 4:3

Dust reduction Supersonic Wave Filter (image sensor dust reduction system)

Recording (Still)

Recording format DCF, DPOF compatible / Exif, PRINT Image Matching III, MPO compatible

File format RAW (12-bit lossless compression), JPEG, RAW+JPEG, MPO(3D still)

Recording image size RAW: 4608 x 3456 pixels, JPEG: 4608 x 3456 pixels - 640 x 480 pixels

Image Stabilisation System

Type Built-in (Image sensor shift type for movie & still, 3-axis* image stabilization) *yaw/pitch/roll

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

IS for finder image Available (by half-pressing the shutter button or enlarging operation)

Focal length setting Manual Focal Length Selection Available

Electronic Viewfinder

Finder type (Optional) Digital view finder VF-2, VF-3, VF-4

Live View

Live View 100% field of view, Exposure compensation preview, WB adjustment preview, Gradation auto preview, Face detection preview (up to 8 faces), Grid line, Magnification display (x5/x7/x10/x14), Display modes: Standard, Histogram, Highlight & shadow, Level Gauge


Monitor type Tilting monitor, electrostatic capacitance type touch panel

Size 3.0-inch

Total no. of pixels 1037k @ 3:2 ratio

Brightness control ±7 levels

Color tone select Vivid / Natural


AF system High-speed imager AF

Focus mode Single AF (S-AF) / Continuous AF (C-AF) / Manual Focus (MF) / S-AF + MF / AF tracking (C-AF + TR)

Full-time AF Available

Magnified frame AF Selectable from over 800 AF points Magnification x5, x7, x10(Default), x14 selectable Super Spot AF: Selectable from center of enlarge view(0.02% - 0.16% in view image) Enlarged view focus point check by magnify button - Available with old lenses without data communication

Face detection AF / Eye detection AF Yes

Focusing point 81-area multiple AF

Focusing point selection / All target, Group target area (9-area), Single target,(normal) Single target(small)

AF illuminator Yes

Manual Focus Assist Focus ring rotation activiates Live View image maginification and/or focus peaking. (when in S-AF+MF or MF mode)

Peaking function Avaliable on Fn button or Manual Focus Type : White edge, Black edge

Exposure Control (Still)

Metering system Digital ESP metering (324-area multi pattern metering)

(TTL Image sensor metering) Center weighted average metering, Spot metering, Spot metering with highlight control, Spot metering with shadow control

Metering range EV -2 - 20 (using 17mm f2.8, ISO 100)

Exposure mode i Auto, P: Program AE (Program shift can be performed), A: Aperture priority AE, S: Shutter priority AE, M: Manual, Bulb, Time, Scene select AE, Art Filter, Underwater wide / macro , My Set Selectable from menu as a function on Fn button - My set can be set to mode dial function

Scene select AE Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Landscape + Portrait, Sport, Hand-held Starlight*1, Night scene, Night + Portrait, Children, High Key, Low Key, DIS mode, Macro, Nature Macro, Candle, Sunset, Documents, Panorama, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Fisheye Conv., Wide Conv., Macro Conv.,Panning, 3D*2, *1 8 images automatically shot and combined into a single image composite *2 For 3D lens(H-FT012 by Panasonic) only, still photo only

ISO sensitivity ISO LOW - 25600

Exposure compensation Still photo ±5 EV, movie ±3 EV, with selectable EV adjustment steps (1/3, 1/2, 1) Movie shooting, monitor and EVF displays only up to ±3 EV.

AE lock Locks at 1st release of shutter button (can be set to Fn1/Rec button)


Product type Electronic focal-plane shutter

Shutter speed 1/4000 - 60 sec., with selectable EV adjustment steps (1/3, 1/2, 1) Bulb/Time: selectable exposure time (1/2/4/8/15/20/25/30 min.), with 8-min. default setting


Bundled flash FL-LM1

G.No 10 @ ISO200m

Flash mode Flash Auto, Redeye, Fill-in, Flash Off, Red-eye Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(2nd curtain), Manual (1/1 - 1/64)

Synchronization speed 1/250th with Bundled Flash FL-LM1, 1/200 sec. External Flash, FL-50R: 1/180 sec, Super FP: 1/125-1/8000 sec. / RC mode: 1/160 sec.

Flash intensity control Up to ±3 EV in 0.3, 0.5, 1 EV steps selectable

Compatible external flash FL-50R, FL-36R, FL-20, FL-14, FL-300R, FL-600R

Wireless flash control

Compatible external flash FL-50R, FL-36R, FL-300R, FL600R

Control method Triggered and controlled by bundled flash FL-LM1 (Olympus Wireless RC Flash system compatible)

Number of channel 4 channels

Group setting 4 groups (External flash 3 groups + commander flash*) FL-LM1 / FL-600R


Sequential shooting speed Sequential shooting H mode - approx 8.0 fps (Focus and exposure are fixed at the values for the first shot.) Sequential shooting L mode (approx 3.7 fps when using the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm f3.5-6.3 EZ)

Max. recordable pictures on sequential shooting RAW - 16 Frames @ 8fps, JPEG - 36 Frames @ 8fps

Self-timer Operation time: 12 sec., 2 sec., custom (Wai? time: 1-30sec., Shot interval: 0.5/1/2/3sec., Number of shots: 1-10, Every time AF: ON/OFF)


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, AE-BKT can be programmed to the Fn-button.

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 Yes


HDR (Automatic Overlay) Yes

Bracketing for HDR post-process 3 or 5 frames in 2.0/3.0EV steps selectable, 7 frames in 2.0EV steps selectable. *This function does not execute HDR processing. HDR function can be programmed to the Fn-button.

Art Filter

Mode Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale & Light Colour, Light Tone, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Cross Process, Gentle Sepia, Dramatic Tone, Key Line, Water Colour, Vintage, Partial Colour

Variation / Effect Soft Focus, Pin Hole, White Edge, Frame Effect, Star Light, Blur Effect, B&W, Picture Tone, Shade Effect

Photo Story

Type Standard, Fun Frame, Speed, Zoom In, Layout

Recording (Movie)

Recording format MOV

Movie Mode Aperture-prioritized Movie, Shutter Speed-Prioritized Movie, Manually Shot Movie

One-push Movie Digital Conveter Available on movie effect mode

TimeLapse Movie Available (AVI Motion JPEG, 1280×720, 10fps)

Movie function One-shot echo / Multi-echo / Art Fade / Old Film Art Filter Movie

IS for Movie M-IS (Image sensor shift and electronic image stabilizer with multi motion IS), Off

File size Max 4gb

Recording (Sound)

Recording format Wave Format (Stereo linear PCM/16-bit, Sampling frequency 48kHz)

Microphone/ Stereo/Mono

Microphone function Wind noise reduction, Recording volume, Microphone volume limiter, Audio dubbing possible for still pictures (up to 30 sec.)

White Balance

White Balance mode Auto WB, 7 Preset WBs, 4 Capture WBs, Custom WB (Kelvin setting)

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

White balance compensation ±7 steps in each A-B/G-M axis, Except for Custom WB

Color Mode

Color Mode sRGB, Adobe RGB

Picture Mode

Options i-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, e Portrait, Art Filters

Gradation Auto, Normal, High Key, Low Key

Interval Mode

Number of picture Interval Time 1sec. - 24 Hours, Max 999 frames. Available on making Time-lapse movie automatically

Multi Exposure

Functions 2 frames / Auto gain, Exposing on Recorded picture (RAW)

Multi Aspect

Multi Aspect 4:3(Default) / 3:2 / 16:9 / 1:1 / 3:4

Level Gauge

Level Gauge 2 Axis

One push Tele-converter

One push Tele-converter x2

Wi-Fi Function

Wireless Shooting Yes

Image Share Yes, Connect to up to 4 devices simultaneously.

GPS info. Function Available (by using Smartphone GPS data)

Easy Connection QR code setting


Playback mode 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 sound including BGM, Slide show effects, replaceable BGM), Light Box display

Information display Histogram (independent luminance / RGB available), Highlight/Shadow point warning, AF frame, Photographic information, OFF

Reset & Custom Setting

Reset & Custom Setting 4 settings recordable / Available to set to mode dial.

Image Editing

Image Editing RAW data edit, Gradation auto, Monochrome, Sepia, Red-eye fix, Saturation, Resize (1280x960, 640x480, 320x240), Trimming, Aspect, e-Portrait, Image Overlay, Postrecording


Print Print reservation (DPOF), Direct print (PictBridge compatible)


USB/Video connector USB

HDMI connector Yes - Micro (Type D)

Flash attachment Hot shoe

Accessory attachment Dedicated multi-connector - Available for VF-2/VF-3/VF-4, SEMA-1, MAL-1 and PP-1.

PC interface USB2.0 Hi-Speed

TV interface HDMI (HD/Stereo Sound), conventional video-out (SD/Mono Sound)

Microphone input Via Optional SEMA-1

Power Requirements

Battery BLS-50 Li-ion battery (included)

No. of recordable pictures Approx. 350 shots (IS ON, CIPA test standard) (with BLS-50 and TOSHIBA SD card)


Dimensions 114.9?? (W) × 67?m (H) × 38.4?m (D) CIPA guideline compliant, excluding protrusions


Weight Approx. 357g CIPA guideline compliant, with BLS-50 battery and Memory card

Operating Environment

Temperature 0 ~ +40? (operation) / -20 ~ +60? (storage)

Humidity 30 - 90% (operation) / 10 - 90% (storage)


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