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Old Sep 2, 2014, 11:58 AM   #1
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Default Horizontal Level.

Is there any way to adjust this? I came home with a bunch of seasick horizons . . .
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Old Sep 2, 2014, 3:06 PM   #2
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Far as I can tell, if the level is off there is no way to adjust it yourself. It'd have to go back to Olympus.

My own internal level is off. Wish I could just send that in You can set the E-M1 up to where a horizontal level activates on the half-press of the shutter release and I use it all the time or many of my images would be off.

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Old Sep 2, 2014, 3:14 PM   #3
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.....in the E-M1 there is a 'level the level guage' procedure.

I will find in the digi-manual and post.


Utilities Menu ... Level Adjust -- is this what y'all need? (later ... I'm now guessing NOT) (and now I see it might be .. hmmmm I gonna take a nap)

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That looks like it, Bob! I was just not seeing it. I'll try it this evening and let people know how it goes.
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That looks like it, Bob! I was just not seeing it. I'll try it this evening and let people know how it goes.
Thanks Bob and thanks Sammy, I've been using the level on my EM-1 and finding I still need to adjust things on my lake shots to get the lake level across.

It's been bothering me a bit as I couldn't figure out how it was that I'd level the camera using the electronic one only to come home and find the big natural level of the lake horizon wasn't straight.

I'll have to whip out my carpenters bubble stick and try to re-calibrate mine.
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Haha, now only one problem . . .

where did I put my bubble level?!?

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iPHONE .......
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I'm gonna check mine on my tripod tonight. The Vanguard ballhead I have has two bubble levels, one on each plane so getting both calibrated should be straight forward.

Sounds like the big E-M1 Firmware 2.0 announcement, as well the new lens announcements are now set for September 15.
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iPHONE .......
Good point. Or any Android device using Smart Tools.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...oy.tools&hl=en
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Mounted my E-M1 on the fully leveled Vanguard tripod head last night. The in-camera horizontal plane was ever-so-slightly off. Vertically it was dead on.
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