Start Your Adventure With The Olympus OM System OM-5

Get ready to tell your story with the new Olympus OM System OM-5 Interchangeable Lens Camera. The perfect camera for all your adventures, both big and small, the OM-5 is powerful yet portable, with dustproof, splashproof and freezeproof protection for action-packed creators. In-body 5-axis image stabilization paired with compact, lightweight M.Zuiko Digital lenses deliver outstanding image quality in a highly mobile interchangeable lens camera, making the OM-5 the ultimate outdoor adventure camera. Are you ready to capture stunning images anytime, anywhere, in any condition? The OM-5 is!

The new Olympus OM System OM-5 has excellent, 5-axis Image Stabilization while only weighing 366 grams (0.8 lbs)! This lightweight and compact camera delivers up to 6.5 shutter speed steps of image stabilization and enables shooting with slow shutter speed effects in areas where a tripod cannot be used. Boasting the renowned 20.37 million, effective pixel, Live MOS sensor and the high-performance TruePic IX image processing engine, this OM-5 delivers natural gradations in images with minimal noise and high image quality, even at high-sensitivity settings. As well, the OM-5 is equipped with a 121-point all cross-type On-chip Phase Detection AF sensor for focusing on various locations across the frame for greater freedom over framing and high-precision focusing. Starry Sky AF delivers high-precision autofocusing for easy astrophotography.

To help you feel secure on your adventure, no matter the weather, the OM-5 is equipped with excellent performance sealing! Utilizing the IP531 protection class, the OM-5 is dustproof and splashproof, with freezeproof protection to -10°C, the same high level of weather resistance as the flagship OM System OM-1. The OM-5 is also equipped with the SSWF (Supersonic Wave Filter), which significantly reduces issues with dust and dirt on the image sensor when changing lenses, providing peace of mind for those who need to change lenses outdoors. The compact BLS-50 battery and bundled USB-AC adapter allow users to charge the battery in the camera.

The OM-5 is jam-packed with convenient, versatile computational photography features to easily capture photos that usually require special equipment or image editing software, giving users even more inspiration for creative shooting. These features include High-Res Shot and Live ND. Handheld High-Res Shot merges multiple images to create approximately 50 Megapixel high-resolution images. This feature allows users to enjoy hand-held shooting from nearly any angle while capturing high-resolution images. The popular Tripod High-Res Shot feature is also included. Live ND allows users to achieve slow shutter speed effects like those using ND filters up to ND16 (4 shutter speed steps). This feature delivers slow shutter speed effects even on ultra-wide-angle lenses that cannot accommodate an ND filter. The results can be viewed before capturing the photo using the viewfinder or on the LCD monitor when LV Simulation is activated.

Never worry about missing a moment with the OM-5’s Pro Capture. Pro Capture begins recording once the shutter button is pressed halfway and records previous frames. High-speed sequential shooting up to 30 fps (AF/AE locked) and up to 14 previous frames can be captured.

Focus Stacking in the OM-5 captures eight shots at different focal positions, automatically generating a single image. Users can then incorporate background defocusing effects without excessively stopping down the aperture for control over the depth of field that matches the subject, an excellent feature for macro shooting.

The OM-5 also has Live Composite, a feature that allows users to easily capture beautiful, varied shots while watching the image build on the Live View screen. Another feature of the OM-5 is Keystone Compensation, where users can view effects in the Live View screen while using vertical/horizontal simultaneous trapezoidal compensation and perspective enhancement. Other features include Live Bulb, Interval Shooting/Time Lapse Movie, Focus Bracketing, HDR, Color Creator, Art Filter, and Fisheye Compensation.

Video creatives will enjoy the high-quality 4K hand-held video recording and vertical video of the OM-5. Combining the powerful in-body 5-axis image stabilization with the dedicated video electronic stabilization, it enables stable, hand-held 4K recording with no time limits. The OM-5 utilizes On-chip Phase Detection AF sensor information for video focusing control to deliver smooth focusing that matches the characteristics of videos. OM-Log is supported to allow for greater freedom over editing. Vertical video is also supported on the OM-5. Videos recorded in vertical orientation are saved as vertical files, making them easy to post on social media without the need for special editing software. Users can also connect the high-res LS-P5 linear PCM recorder to capture high-quality audio while recording videos and the Slate Tone feature is available for easy audio data synchronization while editing videos.

Other features of the OM-5:

  • Supports UVC (USB Video Class)/UAC (USB Audio Class) for use as a high-quality web camera simply by connecting it to a computer via USB.
  • Equipped with AF Target mode, which offers freedom over AF areas depending on subject movement and position, with the selection of any odd number of points from 11 vertical and 11 horizontal points. Select from three levels of vertical and horizontal AF area movement steps.
  • Equipped with exposure equalization processing for coping with sudden changes in exposure between frames during interval shooting.

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