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Old Apr 18, 2017, 9:19 AM   #11
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After using/totting the 12-100 with both the E-M1 for a few weeks at first, then the E-M1 Mark II since I picked it up, last night I pulled the 12-40mm f2.8 out of the bag, mounted it on the E-M1 Mark II for the first time and it dawned on me how "small" that lens is, LOL...

The 12-100 is a very convenient lens, but you are carrying something around/using all the time, for every shot, that's closer in size to the 40-150mm f2.8 than it is the 12-40mm f2.8. The lens cap in particular seemed tiny after handing the 72mm cap of the 12-100.
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Old Apr 20, 2017, 2:27 PM   #12
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I don't have the gigantic PRO lenses you do, but the other day I took the grip off of the EM10 (for the first time in probably a year) and went out with just the 20mm on there. It's probably TOO small, frankly, heh.
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Old Apr 28, 2017, 1:40 PM   #13
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OMG! The first of two extra batteries I purchased for the E-M1 Mark II showed up and......it has its' own dedicated plastic case... I can't believe it. For the first time since the Olympus DSLR batteries, which used to come with a plastic cover for the flat contacts-side. There was actually a tiny little plastic "cap" you'd get if you bought an extra battery for the Pen but I don't really count that because I also bought cells for that one that didn't include the cap, and the darn thing fell off the battery too easily and got lost.

And this case is a nice one, too. I was always having to figure out where in the bag to keep my extra batteries. Now, they can just be dropped in almost anywhere, and these cases will probably be a good thing when I travel by air, assuming the security people might have an issue with the extra Lithium batteries not in the body or stored in some sort of case/holder.

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Nice. Yeah, my EM10 battery is about the same as the one for the PENs--the new one came with one of those little plastic caps that I assume will immediately get lost.

I've been using an older second-hand tamron bag (nicer than the new one I bought). The pockets in the front compartment that were originally used for holding exposed film rolls are perfect for holding batteries.
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Old Apr 28, 2017, 4:30 PM   #15
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....remembering my post from January 2012

SEE HERE => http://tinyurl.com/pbqvl9n

The Tic Tac battery box build....... I still use them for the BLS-1 and BLN-1 to have my E-P3 and E-M1 handled.
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Ah, yes....the tick tac box. I do recall.

These giant E-M1 Mark II super cells have rendered the tick tac box obsolete. There's even a visual indicator window on the box where, if you insert the batteries in the proper manner you can see which ones are fully charged and which ones are spent. I usually just number them to make it easy to see which to use next. We'll see what I wind up doing.
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....remembering my post from January 2012

SEE HERE => http://tinyurl.com/pbqvl9n

The Tic Tac battery box build....... I still use them for the BLS-1 and BLN-1 to have my E-P3 and E-M1 handled.
Great solution, Bob,

And, since I like tic-tacs a virtually free solution.
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