This document was a work in progress, but in all probability there will be no more progress. What you see is what you get. I hope it's helpful in its current state, but please don't rely on it. Use in conjunction with the Olympus manual.
I bought an Olympus E-30 in May 2009. On the whole I'm very happy with it, but the documentation is pretty terrible, and some of the firmware gives me the impression that it was released in a hurry. I've found at least one important feature (how to switch target mode without using the menus) which doesn't appear to have made it to the documentation. I've spent a considerable amount of time trying to work out how specific functionality is implemented, and how to use it to its best. These page are (currently) a work in progress describing the conflicting terminology that Olympus uses. They draw on Olympus' documentation, a review by Andrzej Wrotniak, and my own experience and experimentation.
I have the following pages:
Terminology. Olympus uses terms that are confusing and sometimes contradictory. It's worth reading this first.
Autofocus. It took me a couple of weeks to understand the various knobs and adjustments. The way they have been laid out suggests that Olympus engineers still haven't got their heads around it.
Miscellaneous settings. These don't have any particular connection with each other.
My preferred settings for the camera.
Finally, I'm preparing my own review of the camera.
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