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So the Olympus OM-D E-M5 sensor isn't a Panasonic, but does it really matter?

Posted 22nd February 2012 at 03:11 PM by Ian


Olympus has found a new source of sensor for the OM-D E-M5

As I revealed on the forum earlier in this week after a tip-off from a highly trusted contact in the camera industry based in Japan, I am completely convinced that the Olympus OM-D E-M5 sensor is not made by Panasonic, so marking an end to the exclusive use of Panasonic sensors in Olympus Four Thirds and Micro Four Thirds cameras since Olympus' last Kodak...
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Daily FTU Hints and tips: Differences between Panasonic/Leica and Olympus Zuiko lenses.

Posted 29th September 2009 at 11:33 AM by Ian

No.5: A quick look at some detail differences between Panasonic Leica and Olympus Zuiko Digital Four Thirds lenses.

Panasonic Leica lenses for Four Thirds bodies are not very common, but they are highly coveted. Designed and manufactured by Panasonic's own engineers, in Japan, Panasonic's Leica-branded lenses need to meet tight optical quality standards set by Leica in Germany.

Not all Panasonic lenses are branded Leica, indeed only one Micro Four Thirds Panasonic lens...
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