Function & Performance

The PEN E-PL7 is generously packed with photographic technology that lets you instantly take beautiful photos, such as the amazing high sensitivity 16.05 million dot Live MOS sensor, the new TruePic VII image processor for maximising lens potential, max. 8.0 fps high-speed sequential shooting, and in-body image stabilisation for stabilisation with any interchangeable lens. The large, high-resolution flip-down touchscreen makes taking selfies easier than ever, while built-in Wi-Fi allows you to share your high-quality images on social networks, or remotely control your camera with your smart device together with the Olympus Image Share app.

PEN Lite E-PL7

High Image Quality

The 16 megapixel Live MOS sensor is optimized to maximize the performance of all m.Zuiko digital lenses in any shooting condition. Improvements to the sensitivity and read-out speed of the existing sensor makes ISO 12,800 shooting and Full HD movie recording possible.

In-Body Stabilization Technology

Olympus’ high-performance 3-axis VCM (Voice Coil Motor) image stabilization technology makes it possible to use any lens for perfectly clear, crisp photos no matter what the shooting situation.

Art Filters

14 art filters are available: including 2 art filters, "Vintage" and "Part Color," added to the 12 conventional art filters. Combinations of these variations and art effects further expand your photographic expression.
【Pop Art】【Soft Focus】【Pale & Light Colour】
【Light Tone】【Grainy Film】【Pin Hole】
【Diorama】【Cross Process】【Gentle Sepia】
【Dramatic Tone】【Key Line】【Watercolour】
【Vintage】【Part Colour】

PEN Lite E-PL7

1. Accessory Port

The E-PL7 includes a port for connecting accessories, such as flashes, PENPAL, MAL-1 Macro Light, EMA-1 Microphone Adapter, or the VF-3 Viewfinder.


High-performance FL-LM-1 Flash with GN10 (ISO200M) is included with the E-PL7.

2. LCD Monitor

The 3-inch high-resolution touchscreen LCD flips down 180 degrees for easy selfie shots.

Touch AF Shutter

The FAST AF system allows you to focus on an object instantaneously by touching the subject on the LCD screen. This provides ultra fast focusing so you never miss a shot.

Underwater Mode

With the dedicated Underwater Modes in the E-PL7, underwater photography is available by simply selecting from the available Underwater Wide, Underwater Wide Scenery, or Underwater Macro modes.

Underwater Case Compatible Lens

M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ

This is the world's thinnest pancake power zoom lens, with half the thickness of conventional lenses (22.5 mm with power OFF). Despite its small profile, the high performance lens configuration of 8 elements in 7 groups (3 aspherical lenses, an ED lens and a super-HR lens) delivers superior image quality specific to the ZUIKO series. Featuring the power zoom function convenient for video shooting, it is an all-in-one multi-function lens.

M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ
  • Focal length: 14-42mm (35 mm equivalent focal length: 28-84mm)
  • Lens construction: 8 elements in 7 groups (3 aspherical lenses, ED lens, super-HR lens)
  • Angle of view: 75° to 29°
  • AF system: High-Speed Imager AF(MSC)
  • Closest focusing distance: 0.2 m (focal length: 14 mm) / 0.25 m (focal length: 42 mm)
  • Maximum image magnification/0.23x (35 mm equivalent maximum image magnification 0.46x)
  • Minimum field size: 77 x 58mm
  • Number of blades: 5 (circular aperture diaphragm)
  • Maximum aperture: F3.5 (focal length: 14 mm) to F5.6 (focal length: 42 mm)
  • Minimum aperture: F22
  • Dimensions maximum diameter x length: ø60.6 x 22.5 mm
  • Weight: 212g
  • Included: Lens Cap (LC-52), Lens Rear Cap (LR-2), Instruction Manual, Warranty Card

With Digital Teleconvertor function turned ON, it can capture strong and large pictures of minute subjects (maximum image magnification: 0.50x)


Cutting-edge optical technologies reduced the lens size while providing excellent performance and image quality.
The new ZERO (Zuiko Extra-low Reflection Optical) coating applied to the lens surface delivers excellent transmittance that thoroughly eliminates ghost and lens flare, realizing clearer performance even under poor conditions, e.g. backlight.
This wide angle lens also features the "MSC (Movie and Still Compatible)" mechanism for quicker Auto Focus (AF) with less noise.

M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 60 mm F2.8 Macro
  • Focal length: 12mm (35 mm equivalent focal length: 24mm)
  • Lens construction: 11 elements in 8 groups (DSA lens, Aspherical lens, Super-HR lens, ED lens)
  • Angle of view: 84 degrees
  • AF system: High-Speed Imager AF(MSC)
  • Closest focusing distance: 0.2 m
  • Maximum image magnification/0.08x (35 mm equivalent maximum image magnification 0.16x)
  • Minimum field size: 216 x 162mm
  • Number of blades: 7 (circular aperture diaphragm)
  • Maximum aperture: F2.0
  • Minimum aperture: F22
  • Dimensions maximum diameter x length: ø56 x 43mm
  • Weight: 130g
  • Included: Lens Cap (LC-46C), Lens Rear Cap (LR-2), Instruction Manual, Warranty Card

The below lenses also can be used.

* For details of applicable lenses, refer to the system chart.


Underwater Case PT-EP12

Function & Performance

The PT-EP12 is an underwater case specifically for the E-PL7 with water depth/pressure resistance to 45m. This compact case is compatible with the standard small lens M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ supplied with the E-PL7 lens kit. The built-in removable flash can be used, allowing you to enjoy underwater photography with just the camera body and underwater case. The separately-sold PTMC-01 underwater macro converter and PTWC-01 underwater wide converter can also be directly attached, and it is also compatible with the external underwater flash UFL-3 for future scale up.


  • Model number: PT-EP12
  • Compatible camera: OLYMPUS PEN Lite E-P7
  • Size: 168 mm width, 143 mm height, 133 mm depth
  • Pressure resistant depth: 45 m
  • Main items included: Strap, LCD Hood, Body Cap, Flash Window Cover, Diffuser, O-ring, Silicone Grease, Silica Gel

1. Accessory Shoe

A Short arm or other attachments can be attached to the accessory shoe.

2. Underwater Optical Fibre Cable Insertion Slots

Twin underwater Optical Fibre Cable Insertion Slots are available to connect up to two external flashes. The fibre optic cable connection allows for the external flash to be controlled by the flash on the camera body.

3. Zoom Dial

The large Zoom Dial can be used for smoothly operating a lens zoom ring when M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 9-18mm F4.0-5.6, ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 or 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II/IIR is used with gloves while in the water.

4. Lens Port

The double-sided multi-coating on the front glass of the lens port prevents internal reflections for clearer pictures. The case is easy to handle due to its compact lens port and body design, and provides superior cost performance. Conversion lenses can also be attached to this port.

5. Control Dial

The Control Dial is used for various compensation adjustments, such as exposure and flash.

6. Shutter Lever

The Shutter Lever is extra large for easy use while wearing gloves in the water.

7. Mode Dial

The Mode Dial has a shape that is easy to operate while underwater to change the shooting mode.

8. Open / Close Dial

The back cover is firmly locked with the large Open / Close Dial.

9. Cross-Cursor Button

When using the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ lens, assign the zoom operations to this cross-cursor button for ease of operation.

10. Confirmation Window

For peace of mind, the confirmation window is equipped for detecting water easily.

PT-EP12: Underwater Case System Chart


Consumables for PT-EP12 Underwater Cases

PSOLG-2 (5g)
Silicone grease
PSOLG-3 (40g)
Silicone grease
O-ring for PT-EP12
Maintenance Set PMS-02
Silica gel
SILCA-5S(1g×5 pieces)