Find the Shutter Count on OM System Cameras
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How to Find the Shutter Count on the OM System OM-1 Camera

Just like Olympus cameras, OM System Cameras like the OM-1 have a hidden menu that will display the number of shutter actuations taken on the camera.  The OM-1 has the same 400,000 shutter rating as the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III and the E-M1X.

Below are the steps for finding the Shutter Count on OM System cameras.  There are similar steps to find the shutter count on Olympus cameras.  Here is the blog with the steps to find the shutter count on Olympus cameras.

Steps to Find the Number of Shutter Actuations on your OM System OM-1 Camera

1. Start with the Camera Off

2. Hold down the menu button and turn the camera on

3. Release the Menu button and press the Menu button again to bring up the menu screen

4. Use the front and back dials to navigate to sub-menu 3 of the Wrench Menu

OM System Monitor Adjust Menu Item
OM System Monitor Adjust Menu Item

5. Press Down on the Arrow Pad to get to the Monitor Adjust Menu Item

6. Press OK

7. Press Info

8. Press OK.  A screen with the camera mode and some other numbers will appear.  It may take a second to appear

Hidden Menu Camera Page
Hidden Menu Camera Page

9. Press Up on the Arrow Pad

10. Press Down on the Arrow Pad

11. Press Left on the Arrow Pad

12. Press Right on the Arrow Pad

13. Press the Shutter Release Button

14. Press Up on the Arrow Pad and Page 1 of the Hidden Menu will appear

OM System Hidden Menu Page 1
OM System Hidden Menu Page 1

15. Press Right on the Arrow Pad for Page 2 of the hidden menu to appear.  The shutter count is the number to the right of MS:

OM-1 Shutter Count
OM-1 Shutter Count

16. Turn the camera off to return back to normal mode on the OM System camera.

Written by Martin Belan

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