Hands On : Olympus PEN E-PL1

Olympus looks for mainstream appeal with its newest Pen.

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Olympus 9–18mm f/4–5.6 M.Zuiko Digital ED ($700, street)
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Olympus 14–150mm f/4 –5.6 M.Zuiko Digital ED ($600, street)
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While the remarkably fine-grained VF-2 electronic viewfinder was included in the Pen E-P2 kit, you’ll have to spend another $280 if you want to use it on the E-PL1.
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If you want a stereo mic input, you’ll have to buy the EMA-1 adapter ($90, street) that fits the E-PL1’s hot-shoe and accessory port. This comes with a T-shaped stereo mic, extension cord, and clip.