Olympus explains industry-first 5-Axis Sync Image stabilization (IS) technology, which applies to the M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm f/4.0 IS PRO lens, as follows:
To further enhance image stabilization (IS) for super-telephoto shooting, the M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm f/4.0 IS PRO lens is equipped with an in-lens IS system. When attached to an OM-D E-M1 or E-M5 Mark II, it works together with the camera’s in-body IS to form a 5-axis Sync IS system, providing the world’s best image stabilization performance, equivalent to six shutter speed steps. This new technology makes beautiful handheld photography possible even at a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 600mm.
*Sync IS is available on the Olympus E-M1 and E-M5 Mark II cameras:
The following video presents 5 axis Sync Image Stabilization:
Meet the new M.ZUIKO 300mm f4.0 IS PRO lens. Dustproof, splashproof and with a 5-axis image stabilization switch, this lens changes the game for telephoto photography. Learn more here: http://olym.ps/T7t0W2
You can pre-order / buy the Olympus M.ZUIKO 300mm f4.0 IS PRO lens, OM-D E-M1 or OM-D E-M5 Mark II at B&H:
- Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera (Black, Body Only)
- Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera (Silver, Body Only)