[Photo: Media North] ergonomics and process the compact housing of the Olympus E-P2 has a metal shell and therefore has a very solid, which by considering the size (12 x 7.5 x 3.5 is cm) full weight of approximately 380 g (without lens) further emphasized. The retro design comes from the black housing color is not quite as in bringing out the silver in the E-P1, P2 acts by the e-noble. Despite a lack of grip, the camera is comfortable to hold, on the back of the thumb is on the speaker to its rest position. The metal tripod socket on the camera bottom is not in the optical axis, which is due to the compact dimensions. In Tripod mode, the battery and memory card compartment is blocked, there is a power connector does not exist. The battery lasts for only about 300 shots. Behind the door on the right side find the HDTV via HDMI, a standard television via AV, a computer via a USB connection or a remote release Panasonic LUMIX DMC-G3.
The control buttons on the rear and top are simple, but easy to handle, especially the noble work sank Programmwählrad and the thumb. The 4-way rocker on the other hand Olympus E-P2 [Photo: Digital Northern] something to be small, especially the bezel around the edge is very fipsig and slippery, so that you have been operated, the control pad to turn instead to the wheel, as the second dial is used. The main menu is on the other hand (typical for Olympus) is very extensive, but it also confusing. For many important functions, such as the inclusion of a bracket, you have to be deep into the menu, as that is still ergonomically. The direct-dial menu, however, has modernized Olympus, here are other important settings available.