Control Location Reference - Mastering the Olympus OM-D E-M1 (2015)

Mastering the Olympus OM-D E-M1 (2015)

Control Location Reference


Figure 1: Back of camera body

1. Viewfinder (EVF)

2. Diopter adjustment dial

3. LV button

4. Monitor (Live view touch screen)

5. Erase button (Delete)

6. Speaker

7. MENU button

8. Playback button

9. Card slot cover (memory card)

10. Arrow Pad buttons

11. OK button

12. INFO button

13. Fn1 button

14. Lever

15. AEL/AFL button


Figure 2: Top of camera body

16. Lens focus ring

17. Lens zoom ring

18. Lens zoom numbers (current focal length)

19. L-Fn button (only on certain lenses)

20. Sequential shooting/Self-timer/HDR button

21. AF/Metering mode button

22. On/Off lever

23. Hot shoe

24. Mode dial

25. Mode dial lock button

26. Rear dial

27. Movie button

28. Fn2 button

29. Front dial

30. Shutter button

31. Lens shade mount


Figure 3: Front of camera body

32. Stereo microphone (right channel)

33. Self-timer lamp/AF illuminator

34. Lens attachment mark

35. One-touch white balance button

36. Preview button

37. Micro Four Thirds (4:3) Imaging Sensor (16 MP)

38. Lens electronic communication connectors

39. Lens bayonet mount

40. Lens lock pin

41. Lens release button

42. Strap eyelet

43. External flash connector (wired)

44. Stereo microphone (left channel)


Figure 4: Bottom of camera body

45. Power battery holder (PBH) pin hole

46. Battery compartment cover

47. Battery compartment lock lever

48. Power battery holder electronic connectors (rubber cover removed)

49. Tripod socket

50. Camera ID plate

51. Serial number


Figure 5: Camera external connector ports

52. Microphone connector

53. HDMI connector (Type C)

54. Multi connector (USB)

55. Rubber covers (held open)

Colors and Wording Legend

Throughout this book, you’ll notice in the step-by-step instructions that there are colored terms as well as terms that are displayed in italic or bold font.

1. Blue is used to refer to the camera’s physical features.

2. Green is for functions and settings displayed on the camera’s screens.

3. Italic is for textual prompts seen on the camera’s LCD screens.

4. Italic or bold type is also used on select occasions for special emphasis.

Here is a sample paragraph with the colors and italic font in use:

Press the MENU button to open Shooting Menu 1, and then scroll to the Card Setup option by pressing the right Arrow pad button. Select Format and choose Yes from the menu. All images on Memory card will be deleted. Press the OK button to format the memory card. See page 131 in the Shooting Menu 1 chapter, under the Card Setup heading for deeper information.

With Card Setup highlighted, you can press the Info button to use the camera’s menu help system. The help system will inform you of the purpose of the Card Setup function, with the following explanation: Delete all pictures in the memory card or format the memory card.