Olympus updates OM-D E-M5 firmware

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Olympus has released a firmware update for its OM-D E-M5 EVIL camera. Firmware 1.5 includes the changes promised for the suspended firmware v1.2 and also allows the use of the camera’s in-body stabilization while video recording when using non-native lenses. This requires that the lens’ focal length is specified. The update also reduces the humming noise generated by the camera’s stabilization system. The update can be downloaded and installed via the Olympus Camera Updater software.

the update is a free download available from the Olympus support site. (Link is to Olympus USA).