Electronic Viewﬁ nder (VF-4)
The VF-4 electronic viewﬁ nder switches on automatically when you look through it.
While the viewﬁ nder is on, the camera monitor display is switched off. You can select
whether to automatically switch the display between the viewﬁ nder and monitor using
the menu settings. Note that menus and other settings information are still displayed
on the camera monitor when the viewﬁ nder is switched on. Refer to the documentation
provided with the electronic viewﬁ nder as well.
• Automatic switching is disabled while the monitor is pulled out.
• In the following situations, the viewﬁ nder may not switch off automatically.
When in sleep mode/when shooting using movie, 3D, multiple exposure, live bulb, live
time etc./when the shutter button is pressed halfway
• The viewﬁ nder may also fail to turn on automatically when viewed in certain situations,
such as when wearing glasses, or under strong sunlight. Switch manually.
Remote cable (RM–UC1)
Use when the slightest camera movement can result in blurred pictures, for example
for macro or bulb photography. The remote cable attaches via the camera multi-
connector. (P. 10)
Converter lenses attach to the camera lens for quick and easy ﬁ sh-eye or macro
photography. See the OLYMPUS website for information on the lenses that can be
• Use the appropriate lens attachment for SCN mode (f, w, or m).
Macro arm light (MAL–1)
Use to illuminate subjects for macro photography, even at ranges at which vignetting
would occur with the ﬂ ash.
Microphone set (SEMA–1)
The microphone can be placed at a distance from the camera to avoid recording
ambient sounds or wind noise. Third-party commercial microphones can also be used
depending on your creative intent. We recommend that you use the supplied extension
cord. (power supplied via l3.5 mm stereo mini-plug)