PEN System Accessories
Expand your Olympus PEN
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The Olympus PEN camera system provides a wealth of gadgets to help you expand your photography options. With the array of accessories seen here you can enhance image capture, illuminate your shots, explore underwater photography and wirelessly share your images. It's amazing what you can do with your Olympus PEN.
Pen conversion lenses
Developed especially for the PEN, these Lens Converters open up a whole new world of creativity.
Lens Converter Compatibility Chart (PDF)
Fisheye Lens Converter
Captures a distorted hemispherical image covering 120° to generate dramatic shots and edges that wrap around the frame of your image.
Wide-Angle Lens Converter
Allows the user to capture a broader shot, for example, to include more people in a photograph. It dramatically alters the proportions of close and distant subjects.
Macro Lens Converter
Enables the user to capture fascinating close-ups from as little as 9.4” away from the subject (depending upon the lens in use).
Explore new expansion options for your PEN through its unique Accessory Port.
Close-up Spotlight / Macro Arm Light
Two bright LEDs on fully flexible metal arms that extend up to 6.6 inches. Mounts to the accessory port for macro shots or attractive close-ups of small items. The MAL-1 is ideal for getting the lighting just right.
PENPAL Bluetooth® Communication Unit
A sleek communication unit for storing images and transferring them via wireless Bluetooth® to other Bluetooth enabled devices, such as a smart phone, or even another PENPAL-equipped camera. From there it’s easy to share them with friends in online communities.
The VF-3 is a compact viewfinder that provides 100% field of view and 1.00x magnification. The VF-3, which is compatible with all PEN cameras, is excellent for outdoor, low-angle or telephoto shooting.
Easily slides onto the accessory port and hot shoe of the Olympus PEN to provide 100% field of view and 1.5x magnification.
External Microphone Adapter Set
Adapter and stereo microphone for high-quality sound recording. 3.5mm microphone jack for numerous options.
$169.99 (FL-300R - Important Notice*)
FL-300R Compact Flash can be used in tandem with the camera’s built-in, pop-up flash, or as an alternative to it — with enough power to add a splash of light to your snapshots. It is designed in silver and has remote control functionality when used with the new E-P3, E-PL3 and E-PM1.
An easy-to-operate external flash designed specifically for the Olympus PEN. With an equivalent GN (Guide Number) of 14, you can accomplish flash shooting with stable light and optimum brightness.
"Capture the Deep" with Olympus underwater housings for your PEN.
It is the world’s first waterproof housing for a Micro Four Thirds camera. The PT-EP01 underwater case has been especially customized for the E-PL1. This extremely light weight housing is waterproof up to 40 meters and still allows for use of the Live View function or the optional electronic Viewfinder.
With this protective underwater housing, you can take the E-PL2 down to 40 meters underwater. This durable housing features an optical glass filter with multi-coating on both sides to minimize reflection and is customized to ensure complete control of all camera functions. Compatible with the Olympus wireless flash system.
Images, videos and effects are for simulation purposes only, and features may differ by camera model. Prices, specifications and design are subject to change without notice or obligation on the part of the manufacturer.
Important notice for valued customers who purchased the FL-300R Electronic Flash: It has come to our attention that part of the FL-300R flash body may heat up and possibly cause burns if touched. The unit will not heat up enough to cause ignition of surrounding materials or serious injury; however, we ask customers to stop using the unit immediately for safety reasons. Starting the last week of September 2011, Olympus will offer a free of charge repair or exchange service for your FL-300R. To determine if your FL-300R is affected by this issue, please click here. For complete instructions on submitting and tracking the repair of your flash, please click here.