Olympus OM system

Discontinued

Olympus OM-1

35mm MF film SLR camera

Also known as: Olympus OM-1 M-1
Announced: 1972
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Mechanical
Speeds: 1 - 1/1000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Dimensions: 136x83x50mm
Weight: 490g

Olympus OM-1 MD

35mm MF film SLR camera

Announced: 1974
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Mechanical
Speeds: 1 - 1/1000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Dimensions: 136x83x50mm
Weight: 490g

Olympus OM-2

35mm MF film SLR camera

Announced: 1975
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Electronically controlled
Speeds: 60 - 1/1000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Exposure modes: Aperture-priority Auto
Manual
Dimensions: 136x83x50mm
Weight: 520g

Olympus OM-10

35mm MF film SLR camera

Announced: 1979
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Electronically controlled
Speeds: 2 - 1/1000
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Exposure modes: Aperture-priority Auto
Dimensions: 135x84x50mm
Weight: 430g

Olympus OM-1N

35mm MF film SLR camera

Announced: 1979
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Mechanical
Speeds: 1 - 1/1000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Dimensions: 136x83x50mm
Weight: 510g

Olympus OM-2N

35mm MF film SLR camera

Announced: 1979
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Electronically controlled
Speeds: 120 - 1/1000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Exposure modes: Aperture-priority Auto
Manual
Dimensions: 136x83x50mm
Weight: 520g

Olympus OM-20

35mm MF film SLR camera

Also known as: Olympus OM-G
Announced: 1983
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Electronically controlled
Speeds: 2 - 1/1000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Exposure modes: Aperture-priority Auto
Manual
Dimensions: 135x84x50mm
Weight: 430g

Olympus OM-3

35mm MF film SLR camera

Announced: 1983
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Mechanical
Speeds: 2 - 1/2000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Dimensions: 136x84x50mm
Weight: 540g

Olympus OM-30

35mm MF film SLR camera

Also known as: Olympus OM-F
Announced: 1983
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Electronically controlled
Speeds: 2 - 1/1000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Exposure modes: Aperture-priority Auto
Manual
Dimensions: 135x84x50mm
Weight: 430g

Olympus OM-4

35mm MF film SLR camera

Announced: 1983
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Electronically controlled
Speeds: 240 - 1/2000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Exposure modes: Aperture-priority Auto
Manual
Dimensions: 136x84x50mm
Weight: 540g

Olympus OM-10 Quartz

35mm MF film SLR camera

Announced: 1984
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Electronically controlled
Speeds: 2 - 1/1000
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Exposure modes: Aperture-priority Auto
Dimensions: 135x84x55mm
Weight: 490g

Olympus OM-2S

35mm MF film SLR camera

Also known as: Olympus OM-2S Program
Announced: 1984
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Electronically controlled
Speeds: 60 - 1/1000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Exposure modes: Programmed Auto
Aperture-priority Auto
Manual
Dimensions: 136x84x50mm
Weight: 540g

Olympus OM-40

35mm MF film SLR camera

Also known as: Olympus OM-PC
Olympus OM-40 Program
Announced: 1985
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Electronically controlled
Speeds: 2 - 1/1000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Exposure modes: Programmed Auto
Aperture-priority Auto
Manual
Dimensions: 135.5x86x53mm
Weight: 460g

Olympus OM-4T

35mm MF film SLR camera

Also known as: Olympus OM-4Ti
Announced: 1987
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Electronically controlled
Speeds: 240 - 1/2000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Exposure modes: Aperture-priority Auto
Manual
Dimensions: 136x84x50mm
Weight: 510g

Olympus OM-3Ti

35mm MF film SLR camera

Announced: 1995
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Mechanical
Speeds: 1 - 1/2000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Dimensions: 136x84x50mm
Weight: 510g

Olympus OM2000

35mm MF film SLR camera

Announced: 1997
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Mechanical
Speeds: 1 - 1/2000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Dimensions: 138x87x51mm
Weight: 430g

Olympus OM-1

35mm MF film SLR camera

Also known as: Olympus OM-1 M-1
Announced: 1972
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Mechanical
Speeds: 1 - 1/1000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Dimensions: 136x83x50mm
Weight: 490g

Olympus OM-1 MD

35mm MF film SLR camera

Announced: 1974
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Mechanical
Speeds: 1 - 1/1000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Dimensions: 136x83x50mm
Weight: 490g

Olympus OM-2

35mm MF film SLR camera

Announced: 1975
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Electronically controlled
Speeds: 60 - 1/1000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Exposure modes: Aperture-priority Auto
Manual
Dimensions: 136x83x50mm
Weight: 520g

Olympus OM-10

35mm MF film SLR camera

Announced: 1979
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Electronically controlled
Speeds: 2 - 1/1000
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Exposure modes: Aperture-priority Auto
Dimensions: 135x84x50mm
Weight: 430g

Olympus OM-1N

35mm MF film SLR camera

Announced: 1979
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Mechanical
Speeds: 1 - 1/1000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Dimensions: 136x83x50mm
Weight: 510g

Olympus OM-2N

35mm MF film SLR camera

Announced: 1979
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Electronically controlled
Speeds: 120 - 1/1000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Exposure modes: Aperture-priority Auto
Manual
Dimensions: 136x83x50mm
Weight: 520g

Olympus OM-20

35mm MF film SLR camera

Also known as: Olympus OM-G
Announced: 1983
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Electronically controlled
Speeds: 2 - 1/1000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Exposure modes: Aperture-priority Auto
Manual
Dimensions: 135x84x50mm
Weight: 430g

Olympus OM-3

35mm MF film SLR camera

Announced: 1983
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Mechanical
Speeds: 2 - 1/2000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Dimensions: 136x84x50mm
Weight: 540g

Olympus OM-30

35mm MF film SLR camera

Also known as: Olympus OM-F
Announced: 1983
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Electronically controlled
Speeds: 2 - 1/1000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Exposure modes: Aperture-priority Auto
Manual
Dimensions: 135x84x50mm
Weight: 430g

Olympus OM-4

35mm MF film SLR camera

Announced: 1983
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Electronically controlled
Speeds: 240 - 1/2000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Exposure modes: Aperture-priority Auto
Manual
Dimensions: 136x84x50mm
Weight: 540g

Olympus OM-10 Quartz

35mm MF film SLR camera

Announced: 1984
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Electronically controlled
Speeds: 2 - 1/1000
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Exposure modes: Aperture-priority Auto
Dimensions: 135x84x55mm
Weight: 490g

Olympus OM-2S

35mm MF film SLR camera

Also known as: Olympus OM-2S Program
Announced: 1984
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Electronically controlled
Speeds: 60 - 1/1000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Exposure modes: Programmed Auto
Aperture-priority Auto
Manual
Dimensions: 136x84x50mm
Weight: 540g

Olympus OM-40

35mm MF film SLR camera

Also known as: Olympus OM-PC
Olympus OM-40 Program
Announced: 1985
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Electronically controlled
Speeds: 2 - 1/1000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Exposure modes: Programmed Auto
Aperture-priority Auto
Manual
Dimensions: 135.5x86x53mm
Weight: 460g

Olympus OM-4T

35mm MF film SLR camera

Also known as: Olympus OM-4Ti
Announced: 1987
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Electronically controlled
Speeds: 240 - 1/2000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Exposure modes: Aperture-priority Auto
Manual
Dimensions: 136x84x50mm
Weight: 510g

Olympus OM-3Ti

35mm MF film SLR camera

Announced: 1995
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Mechanical
Speeds: 1 - 1/2000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Dimensions: 136x84x50mm
Weight: 510g

Olympus OM2000

35mm MF film SLR camera

Announced: 1997
Mount: Olympus OM
Format: 36 × 24mm
Shutter type: Focal-plane
Shutter model: Mechanical
Speeds: 1 - 1/2000 + B
Exposure metering: Through-the-lens (TTL)
Dimensions: 138x87x51mm
Weight: 430g

35mm photographic system composed of film SLR cameras and Zuiko interchangeable lenses from 8mm fish-eye to the 1000mm super telephoto. Among them are useful zooms and a shift lens providing both horizontal and vertical movement. All lenses satisfy the strictest requirements in terms of optical performance, range, and practicality. They also set new standards in compactness and light weight, in accordance with the OM design philosophy.

Camera lineup

Adaptation to digital SLR cameras

For information on adapting lenses of this system to digital SLR cameras, please refer to the dedicated article.

Olympus OM mount lens lineup

Lenses found: 58
Fisheye lenses
Olympus OM Zuiko Auto-Fisheye 8mm F/2.8Pro
Olympus OM Zuiko Auto-Fisheye 16mm F/3.5
Ultra-wide angle prime lenses
Olympus OM Zuiko (MC) 18mm F/3.5Pro
Olympus OM G.Zuiko (MC) Auto-W 21mm F/3.5Pro 1972 
Olympus OM Zuiko (MC) Auto-W 21mm F/2Pro 1977 
Wide-angle prime lenses
Olympus OM H.Zuiko (MC) Auto-W 24mm F/2.8
Olympus OM Zuiko (MC) Auto-W 24mm F/2
Olympus OM G.Zuiko (MC) Auto-W 28mm F/3.5
Olympus OM Zuiko (MC) Auto-W 28mm F/2.8
Olympus OM Zuiko (MC) Auto-W 28mm F/2
Olympus OM G.Zuiko (MC) Auto-W 35mm F/2.8
Olympus OM Zuiko (MC) Auto-W 35mm F/2
Olympus OM Zuiko Auto-S 40mm F/2Pancake lens
Standard prime lenses
Olympus OM Zuiko (MC) Auto-S 50mm F/1.8
Olympus OM F.Zuiko Auto-S 50mm F/1.8
Olympus OM G.Zuiko (MC) Auto-S 50mm F/1.4
Olympus OM Zuiko Auto-S 50mm F/1.2 1982 
Olympus OM G.Zuiko (MC) Auto-S 55mm F/1.2 1974 
Short telephoto prime lenses
Olympus OM F.Zuiko (MC) Auto-T 85mm F/2
Olympus OM Zuiko (MC) Auto-T 85mm F/2
Olympus OM E.Zuiko (MC) Auto-T 100mm F/2.8
Olympus OM Zuiko Auto-T 100mm F/2 1980 
Medium telephoto prime lenses
Olympus OM E.Zuiko (MC) Auto-T 135mm F/3.5
Olympus OM E.Zuiko (MC) Auto-T 135mm F/2.8
Olympus OM Zuiko (MC) Auto-T 180mm F/2.8
Olympus OM Zuiko Auto-T 180mm F/2
Olympus OM F.Zuiko Auto-T 200mm F/5
Olympus OM E.Zuiko (MC) Auto-T 200mm F/4
Olympus OM Zuiko Auto-T 250mm F/2
Super telephoto prime lenses
Olympus OM F.Zuiko (MC) Auto-T 300mm F/4.5Pro
Olympus OM Zuiko Auto-T 350mm F/2.8Pro
Olympus OM Zuiko (MC) Auto-T 400mm F/6.3Pro 1971 
Olympus Zuiko Reflex 500mm F/8
Olympus OM F.Zuiko (MC) Auto-T 600mm F/6.5Pro
Olympus OM E.Zuiko (MC) Auto-T 1000mm F/11
Macro lenses
Olympus OM Zuiko Auto-Macro 20mm F/2For bellowsPro
Olympus OM Zuiko Auto-Macro 38mm F/2.8For bellowsPro
Olympus OM Zuiko (MC) Auto-Macro 50mm F/3.51:2 1972 
Olympus OM Zuiko Auto-Macro 50mm F/21:2 1985 
Olympus OM Zuiko (MC) 1:1 Macro 80mm F/4For bellowsPro 1972 
Olympus OM Zuiko (MC) Auto-1:1 Macro 80mm F/4For bellowsPro 1980 
Olympus OM Zuiko Auto-Macro 90mm F/21:2Pro 1986 
Olympus OM Zuiko (MC) Auto-Macro 135mm F/4.5For bellowsPro 1980 
Shift lenses
Olympus OM Zuiko Shift 24mm F/3.5Pro 1984 
Olympus OM Zuiko Shift 35mm F/2.8Pro 1976 
Standard zoom lenses
Olympus OM S Zuiko Auto-Zoom 28-48mm F/4
Olympus OM S Zuiko Auto-Zoom 35-70mm F/4
Olympus OM Zuiko MC Auto-Zoom 35-70mm F/3.6
Olympus OM S Zuiko Auto-Zoom 35-70mm F/3.5-4.8 1997 
Olympus OM S Zuiko Auto-Zoom 35-70mm F/3.5-4.5 1985 
Olympus OM Zuiko Auto-Zoom 35-80mm F/2.8
Olympus OM Zuiko Auto-Zoom 35-105mm F/3.5-4.5 1982 
Telephoto zoom lenses
Olympus OM Zuiko Auto-Zoom 50-250mm F/5 1985 
Olympus OM Zuiko Auto-Zoom 65-200mm F/4
Olympus OM Zuiko Auto-Zoom 70-210mm F/4.5-5.6 1997 
Olympus OM Zuiko Auto-Zoom 75-150mm F/4
Olympus OM Zuiko MC Auto-Zoom 85-250mm F/5
Olympus OM S Zuiko Auto-Zoom 100-200mm F/5

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Alternatives

The ones that are highlighted in blue are the recommended lenses.

The ones that are crossed out are the lenses from manufacturers who do not provide adequate quality control. Usually, one doesn't want to purchase them.

Alternatives

The ones that are crossed out are the lenses from manufacturers who do not provide adequate quality control. Usually, one doesn't want to purchase them.

Alternatives

The ones that are highlighted in blue are the recommended lenses.