Olympus PEN E-PL5 16.1 Megapixel Mirrorless Camera Body Only - Black

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Technical Specifications

  • Description
  • General Information
  • Display & Graphics
  • Image
  • Video
  • Audio
  • Lens
  • Exposure
  • Flash
  • Memory
  • Network & Communication
  • Controls/Indicators
  • Interfaces/Ports
  • Built-in Devices
  • Software
  • Battery Information
  • Physical Characteristics
  • Miscellaneous

Olympus PEN E-PL5 16.1 Megapixel Mirrorless Camera Body Only - Black


Pro quality you fit in your pocket.

You love being creative. But you also demand superior image quality and uncompromising performance. The PEN E-PL5 is perfect. Shoot images with stunning detail and vivid color thanks to a powerful tandem of a sizeable 16 MP Live MOS Sensor and our TruePic VI image processing engine. Technology like an AF Illuminator and an ISO with speeds that hit 25,600 capture crisp, clear shots in low light. Everything is fast on the PEN E-PL5 from the exceedingly responsive touch screen to 8 fps sequential shooting. Nourish your artistic side with Full HD Video 1080i and 12 Art Filters and Effects. Take full control of your settings with features such as My Set, and a customizable self timer. Unleash your creativity, apply new monochrome Art Filters Effects or edit RAW images right in the camera. The PEN E-PL5. All the professional features you need to take you to the next creative level.

General Information
Manufacturer Olympus Corporation
Manufacturer Part Number V205040BU000
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.olympusamerica.com
Brand Name Olympus
Product Line PEN
Product Model E-PL5
Product Name PEN E-PL5 Mirrorless Camera
Product Type Mirrorless Camera Body Only
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 3"
Display Screen Type LCD
Touchscreen Yes
Display Resolution 460000 Pixel
Effective Camera Resolution 16.1 Megapixel
Total Camera Resolution 17.2 Megapixel
Image Sensor Size 4/3" (0.71" x 0.53")
Image Sensor Type Live MOS
White Balance Modes
  • Auto WB
  • 2 Capture WBs
  • Custom WB (Kelvin Setting)
  • Sunny (5300K)
  • Shadow (7500K)
  • Cloudy (6000K)
  • Incandescent (3000K)
  • Fluorescent (4000K)
  • Underwater
  • WB Flash (5500K)
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Image Formats RAW
Maximum Image Resolution 4608 x 3456
Video Formats MOV
Recording Formats Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
HD Movie Mode Yes
Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
Audio Formats WAV
Digital Zoom No
Image Stabilization Optical
Autofocus Points 35
Autofocus Yes
Focus Modes Auto
Lens Mount Type Micro Four Thirds
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/4000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 60 Second
ISO Sensitivity ISO 400
Exposure Control
  • Program AE
  • Aperture Priority AE
  • Shutter Priority AE
  • Manual
Built-in Flash No
External Flash Included
External Flash Modes Slow Sync
Memory Card Supported Eye-Fi Card
Network & Communication
Camera Modes

Scene Modes:

  • Portrait
  • e-Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Landscape + Portrait
  • Sport
  • Night
  • Night + Portrait
  • Children
  • High Key
  • Low Key
  • DIS Mode
  • Macro
  • Nature Macro
  • Candle
  • Sunset
  • Documents
  • Panorama
  • Fireworks
  • Beach & Snow
  • Fisheye Conv.
  • Wide Conv.
  • Macro Conv.
  • 3D
Analog Video Out Yes
PictBridge Yes
Built-in Devices
Built-in Devices Microphone
Software Included

Viewer 2

Battery Information
Number of Batteries Supported 1
Battery Size Supported Proprietary Battery Size
Battery Model Supported BLS-5
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Battery Rechargeable Yes
Battery Life 360 Shot
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Physical Characteristics
Color Black
Height 2.5"
Width 4.4"
Depth 1.5"
Weight (Approximate) 9.84 oz
Package Contents
  • PEN E-PL5 Mirrorless Camera
  • Flash FL-LM1
  • Li-ion Battery BLS-5
  • Li-ion Battery Charger BCS-5
  • USB Cable
  • AV Cable
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Software CD-ROM
  • Instruction Manual
  • Warranty Card
  • MCG-4 (Standard Removable Grip)
Features Self-timer
Language Supported Portuguese
Platform Supported Mac
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority WEEE

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