OLYMPUS PEN E-P1
- Product name
- OLYMPUS PEN E-P1
- Mirrorless interchangeable lens camera
- July 2009
The OLYMPUS PEN E-P1, the company's first mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera compliant with the Micro Four Thirds System standard. OLYMPUS PEN was the name of a legendary half-sized camera that was released in 1959. Fifty years later, the name OLYMPUS PEN was reprised with the E-P1 to inspire people to experience the new Micro Four Thirds System while cherishing its original mechanism and attractive universal design. The E-P1 is highly sophisticated, yet takes photos as easily as the original half-size PEN. With its Four Thirds high-speed Live MOS sensor and new "TruePic VII" image processor, it produces high-quality images equal to those taken with contemporary single-lens reflex cameras. HD video and high-quality linear PCM sound recording included. Also equipped with Art Filter editing functions for creative photographic expression, the E-P1 satisfies the wide-ranging needs of diverse users, including those new to digital single-lens reflex cameras, advanced amateurs, and even professionals seeking creative alternatives.