Olympus E-P2 Manual for an Advanced Technology Camera inside Classic Case

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Table of Content:

    1. The Introduction to the Manuals
    2. Olympus E-P2 Whole Appearance
    3. The Camera Specification
    4. Price and Impression
    5. Olympus E-P2 User Manual

The Introduction to Olympus E-P2 Manual

By the record, a manual is something that is really important as a complement for an electronic product, especially digital camera. From this manual, there will be a lot of information obtained.


Olympus E-P2 Manual-camera front faceSomething like specification, instruction, camera parts, settings, features, and other related information will be something possible to obtain.

This is why we aim to bring the Olympus E-P2 Manual here. With this manual, we hope that we can help users as well as enthusiasts to understand more about this Olympus camera product.

Olympus E-P2 Camera Whole Appearance

Before getting deeper to the Olympus E-P2 Manual and its specification, firstly, we will talk about the overall look of this camera first. As we all know, it is generally stated that upgrading the products from time to time is the digital camera manufacturer’s key success.

This step is done to fulfill the users need as well as following the world’s trend. By this reason, Fujifilm also pays more attention on this thing. Not only upgrading the specification, but they also upgraded the look of it. Are you curious about it? Here is the review of Olympus E-P2 Look.

Olympus E-P2 Manual-camera back sideIn term of design, Olympus E-P2 can be said to be a twin of Olympus E-P1. Both have solid and firm body nuance with metal on its cover.

This material is chosen for its ability to protect the camera from unwanted things such as scratch, drop, and tear. About the appearance, Olympus E-P2 manual says that the camera is packed inside 121 x 70 x 35 mm body.

Moreover, the overall body weight including kit lens and battery is around 539 gram. The front body is dominated most by interchangeable lens.

You will also find magnesium alloy bar right on the right side to give maximum grip for your hand. The power on/off and shutter button can be easily reach on the top-plate. Meanwhile, super-wide LCD Screen with functional navigation menus can be found on the rear body.

The Specification of Olympus E-P2

Meet the successor of the popular Olympus E-P1, the new Olympus E-P2. From its name, you might probably know how this camera will look like. This product has officially introduced to global market right on the 2009’s summer. The manufacturer retains some features on its predecessors, but you will find lots of important upgrades on it. Let’s see whether the E-P2 able to continue the EP-1’s success or not through the explanation below.

Olympus E-P2 manual says that the camera still adopts 12.2 MP Four Thirds sensor with Live MOS sensor technology. This technology brought to you the best image quality at 4032 x 3204. This camera also works very fine in video recording with its 720p HD MJPEG video format. A good improvement can be found on in-body Image Stabilization which is claimed to feature 4 stops of stabilization.Olympus E-P2 Manual-camera side

On the image processor, Olympus put their trust on TruePic V as the brain of camera, as stated in Olympus E-P2 manual. This chip is supported by i-Enhance feature for color boosting function. Now it is possible to do real-time image editing with its 8 Art Filter for creative image effects.

Even it is considered as small camera, but you can get so much fun on image reviewing through 3” LCD Screen. Last but not least, this camera provides accessory port for electronic viewfinder for more precise image composition.

Olympus E-P2 Quick Specification

Body type
Body type Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Max resolution 4032 x 3024
Other resolutions 3200 x 2400, 2560 x 1920, 1600 x 1200, 1280 x 960, 1024 x 768, 640 x 480
Image ratio w:h 04:03
Effective pixels 12 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 13 megapixels
Sensor size Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
Sensor type CMOS
Processor TruePic V
ISO Auto (200 – 3200), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
White balance presets 8
Custom white balance Yes (1)
Image stabilization Sensor-shift
Uncompressed format RAW
Optics & Focus
Autofocus Contrast Detect (sensor)
Selective single-point
Face Detection
Live View
Manual focus Yes
Number of focus points 11
Lens mount Micro Four Thirds
Focal length multiplier
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3″
Screen dots 230,000
Screen type HyperCrystal LCD with AR(Anti-Reflective) coating
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Electronic (optional)
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 60 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes Yes
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe)
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync, Manual (3 levels)
Continuous drive 3.0 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 12 sec)
Metering modes Multi
Exposure compensation ±3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
AE Bracketing (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
WB Bracketing Yes (3 frames in 2, 4, 6 steps selectable in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
Videography features
Resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Format Motion JPEG
Microphone Stereo
Storage types SD/SDHC card
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes (Mini HDMI type-C)
Remote control Yes (Optional (RM-UC1))
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion BLS-1 rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 300
Weight (inc. batteries) 355 g (0.78 lb / 12.52 oz)
Dimensions 121 x 70 x 36 mm (4.76 x 2.76 x 1.42″)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes

Olympus E-P2 Price and Impression

Olympus E-P2 Manual for an Advanced Technology Camera inside Classic CaseIt is nice to see Olympus E-P2 coming to fix the lack in the previous product. Several improvements on the sensor technology, image editing feature, in-body Image Stabilization, and more classically style-metal casing are worth the cost. As of December 2009, the E-P2 is available starting from 1.100 USD including the kit lens.

Olympus E-P2 Manual User Guide

We have said previously that the purpose of this article is to bring the Olympus E-P2 Manual onto the surface. With this manual, we hope that we can help both user and enthusiast to understand about this camera product more than before.

So, after all, they can be better in operating as well as treating this camera. And one thing to be noted, that we will provide the Olympus E-P2 Manual in PDF file format. So, before downloading it, make sure that you have PDF reader software installed in it.

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