Olympus OM-2nFilm Camera

Olympus OM-2n

  • Camera Type for Olympus OM-2n


  • Film Type for Olympus OM-2n


  • Manufacturer of Olympus OM-2n


  • Origin Country of Olympus OM-2n


Size & Weight

  • Camera Size for Olympus OM-2n136 x 83 x 50 mm
  • Camera Weight for Olympus OM-2n510 g
  • Camera Build Material for Olympus OM-2nMetal


  • Camera Focus Mode for Olympus OM-2nManual Focus
  • Camera Focus Type for Olympus OM-2nSplit Image


  • Camera Shutter Speed Range for Olympus OM-2n1 sec – 1/1000 sec
  • Camera ISO Speed Range for Olympus OM-2n12 ISO – 1600 ISO
  • Camera Exposure Modes for Olympus OM-2nAperture Priority, Manual
  • Camera Exposure Meter for Olympus OM-2nCenter Weighted
  • Camera Viewfinder for Olympus OM-2nPentaprism

Lens & Accessories

  • Camera Lens Type for Olympus OM-2nInterchangeable Lens
  • Camera Lens Mount for Olympus OM-2nOlympus OM
  • Common Camera Lenses for Olympus OM-2nZuiko 50mm f/1.8 is a common lens for the Olympus OM-2n Zuiko 50mm f/1.8Zuiko 28mm f/2.8 is a common lens for the Olympus OM-2n Zuiko 28mm f/2.8Zuiko 100mm f/2.8 is a common lens for the Olympus OM-2n Zuiko 100mm f/2.8
  • Camera Flash for Olympus OM-2nOlympus OM-2n Flash No Built-In Flash
  • Camera Common Accessories for Olympus OM-2nOlympus Winder 2 is a common accessory for the Olympus OM-2n Olympus Winder 2Olympus Motor Drive 1 is a common accessory for the Olympus OM-2n Olympus Motor Drive 1Olympus T32 Flash is a common accessory for the Olympus OM-2n Olympus T32 Flash


  • Camera Battery Type for Olympus OM-2n2 x SR44
  • Battery Life for Olympus OM-2nApproximately 20 rolls of film
  • Battery Replaceable for Olympus OM-2nReplaceable


Use Cases

  • Camera Use Cases for Olympus OM-2n
    Street Photography
    Portrait Photography
    Landscape Photography
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Description for Olympus OM-2n Description for Olympus OM-2n

The Olympus OM-2n is a 35mm SLR film camera that was introduced by Olympus in 1979. It is part of the Olympus OM system, which was known for its compact and lightweight design. The OM-2n features a fully automatic exposure mode, as well as manual exposure control for advanced photographers. It has a built-in light meter that measures the light through the lens (TTL metering) for accurate exposure. The camera has a vertical metal focal plane shutter with speeds ranging from 1 to 1/1000 seconds, and it supports multiple exposure and mirror lock-up. The OM-2n has a bright viewfinder with a 0.92x magnification and a split-image focusing screen, making it easy to compose and focus your shots. It uses interchangeable lenses, allowing you to choose the perfect lens for each photographic situation. The OM-2n is a reliable and versatile camera that is loved by both amateur and professional photographers.

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The OM-2n is powered by two SR44 silver oxide batteries, which provide power for the light meter and automatic exposure control. It has a self-timer function for delayed shutter release, and a hot shoe for external flash connection. The camera has a sturdy and durable construction, with a metal body and high-quality controls. It is compatible with a wide range of accessories, including motor drives, data backs, and remote controls. The OM-2n is a great choice for photographers who want a compact and reliable film camera with advanced features.

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Description for Olympus OM-2n Pros and Cons for Olympus OM-2n

Compact and lightweight design

Full manual control for advanced photographers

Bright and clear viewfinder

Interchangeable lenses for versatility

Accurate light metering system

Requires battery for light metering

Limited automatic exposure modes

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Description for Olympus OM-2n Potential Problems and Fixes for Olympus OM-2n

Light Seals Deterioration

The OM-2n, like many vintage cameras, can suffer from deteriorating light seals. This can lead to light leaks, which can ruin your film. It's recommended to check and replace the light seals if necessary.

Electronics Failure

Being an electronic camera, the OM-2n is prone to electronic failures. Regular use and proper storage can help prevent this. If problems persist, professional repair might be necessary.

Mirror Sticking

Some users have reported issues with the mirror sticking in the up position, preventing the viewfinder from being used. This can usually be resolved by cycling the power or gently tapping the camera.

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