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Old Oct 29, 2011, 3:25 PM   #21
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Thanks Tulio. In that regard the IBIS is a welcome feature. In my PL2 menu it has an IS tab and it looks like you set the IS to the focal length. I can't find much else out about it in the manual. I thought the IS is done automatically, why would you have to set it to the focal length you are using. I must be missing something here because that doesn't make a lot of sense to me.
Hi James,

I think how it works is that when you are using either an M4/3 or 4/3 lens, the camera registers the focal length automatically. When you use any other lens, that's when you need to input (register) the focal length.

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Old Oct 29, 2011, 3:53 PM   #22
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I have the standard lens (14-42 II) that came with my E-PL2 and also the Panasonic 100-300mm zoom.... I'm strongly considering the 40-150 as probably a best next lens/choice for the camera... probably the "most-used" general carry lens... any thoughts/comments/suggestions??
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If you go with the panny 45-200 turn off the ois and use the ibis. ois will really drain the battery quickly. I have the 45-200 love the lens very sharp and works great with the pen's. And do not use the 2 IS in conjunction wired things occur especially with slower shutter speed shot.
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You only set the FL when you use MF lenses because the camera cannot communicate with the lens to obtain that information.
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Old Oct 30, 2011, 7:38 AM   #25
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That makes better sense.
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You only set the FL when you use MF lenses because the camera cannot communicate with the lens to obtain that information.
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