Features & Controls (cont.)

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Olympus E-P1 SLR


On the back is a 3.0-inch (230,000 dot) HyperCrystal color LCD. It offers 100% frame coverage along with an anti-reflective coating and 15 levels of brightness and color balance adjustment.




Olympus E-P1 SLR


Controls on the back: Top right is the Control Dial, which serves many functions, depending on the exposure mode being used. To the left you can see the AEL/AFL, Play, Delete, and Menu buttons. Next is the Fn button and the 4-way controller with a secondary control wheel mounted around it.

The 4-way controller is used to navigate the menu system, review images/movies in playback, etc. Press it "up" to adjust the ISO, "right" for white balance, "down" for drive mode , and left to choose the AF mode. Lastly we have the INFO button.




Secure Digital Storage

Olympus E-P1 SLR

The E-P1 is equipped with a Secure Digital (SD) memory card slot and is compatible with any capacity SD, SDHC or MMC card. Shown here with a spacious Lexar Professional (133x) 8GB SDHC memory card.




I/O Interfaces

Olympus E-P1 SLR

The I/O ports are on the right side. At the top is a combination port that handles both standard definition A/V OUT (user- selectable NTSC or PAL) for output to a TV monitor as well as USB 2.0 (high-speed) connectivity for transferring files to the host computer. Next is the Mini HDMI Type C I/O port for full HD output.




Power Source

Olympus E-P1 SLR

The E-P1 uses an Olympus PS-BLS1 7.2V 1150mAh Li-ion rechargeable battery pack. It is recharged with the supplied Quick Charger. Olympus claims the battery life is sufficient for capturing 300 frames with the LCD on.


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