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RE: [OM] OM-2000 model name (was: OM-2000 multiple exposure?)

Subject: RE: [OM] OM-2000 model name (was: OM-2000 multiple exposure?)
From: "Shawn Wright" <swright@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 6 Jan 1998 14:09:42 -0800
On  6 Jan 98 at 12:21, Per Nordenberg wrote:

> Tomoko, even if your assumption is right I would think most people
> associates the name with the year 2000. As a result the name will probably
> sound very much "obsolete" in a few years time (as well as everything else
Yeah, right. So next you're going to tell me Windows 95 is obsolete... Hmmm... 
you may have a point there... ;-)

> that is called "2000"). Therefore I think the name is not the very best
> choosen (why not OM-50?), and it´s surely not the first Olympus SLR capable
> of a shutter speed of1/2000, The whole IS line is capable of that.
As are most of the OMs, too (I think). I seem to recall that the OM-2 and even 
my lowly OM-10 have a "hidden" top speed of 1/2000 in auto mode to provide an 
extra stop of overexposure insurance. 

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Shawn Wright
Computer Systems Manager
Shawnigan Lake School
250-743-6240
swright@xxxxxxxxx

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