Camera Setup Instructions2017-03-29T08:51:22+00:00

olympus om-d e-m5 mark ii

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II setup instructions for stop motion animation or time-lapse photography with Dragonframe

Supported Versions

Dragonframe 4.1.4: YES
Not compatible with macOS 10.11 (El Capitan)
Dragonframe 3.7.1: NO
Dragon Stop Motion 2.3.8: NO
(Dragonframe was previously called Dragon Stop Motion)

Live View

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II provides a live view via its USB connection. The live view size is 1280 x 960.

Camera Settings

Dragonframe controls the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II ISO, shutter speed, aperture (with digital lens), image quality, and size.

Product Info

The manufacturer's product page for the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II is here.

You can find the camera manual and specifications at this site.

Setup Instructions

  1. Power your camera by AC power if possible.
    • - If you do use a battery, make sure it is fully charged.
    • - If you use AC power, remove the battery.
  2. Close any other applications that might connect to your camera.
    • - For Mac OS X, Open Image Capture, select your camera, then in pop up area in lower-left select Connection camera opens: No application. (See Picture)
  3. Make sure Dropbox is not a client of the camera.
  4. You may need to quit Google Backup and Sync, since it can interfere with the camera even if you turn off synching.
  5. If you have anti-virus software, white-list Dragonframe so that it may access your camera.
  6. Set the Mode Dial to Manual (M).
  7. Make sure the firmware is 4.0 or newer.
  8. Set Custom Menu D | USB Mode to Computer Control (icon with computer and camera).
  9. Set Live View Boost : Manual Shooting to Off.
  10. Connect your camera to the computer with an appropriate USB cable.
Find camera troubleshooting tips in Frequently Asked Questions