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Olympus Pen EP 1 camera a hit at PMA

Posted 2/12/-1 at 10:00 AM
Olympus EP-1 Pen digital SLR camera

I have to admit, when I first heard that Olympus were releasing a new digital SLR, the 'Pen', I was less than stunned with excitement. What sounded like an expensive hybrid, based on the micro-four thirds format, isn't something I could see a lot of demand for.

However, at last weekend's PMA show in Sydney, I got to see one, and I have to say, I was very impressed. The camera just oozes the style and sophistication of a bygone age of photography.

Available with either a single lens kit (including 14-42mm lens) and twin lens (with additional 17mm prime lens), prices should start around $1400.

This camera is going to be VERY hard to source at first. Luke-warm reception by most vendors...guilty...meant that Olympus haven't ordered big, so stock will scarce.

We'll post pricing and availability information as soon as we have any updates.


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