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The Pen E family is easily recognized by the selenium meter window around the lens. The first member of the Pen E series was the Pen EE, introduced in 1961 and was a model targeted at amateurs, with fully automatic exposure and fixed focusing. It is a true point and shoot camera, and has a 28mm f/3.5 lens.


There were two sub-versions of the EE, the first version had one shutter speed of 1/60th of a second which was used both for flash and non-flash modes. Later versions of the EE had two shutter speeds, 1/250th of the second and 1/30th of a second. In flash mode, the shutter was automatically set at 1/30 of a second, and in non-flash mode the shutter would automatically switch between 1/250 and 1/30 depending on light conditions. For both of these sub-versions of the EE, the aperture range was f3.5 to f22 and the ISO range was 10 to 200.


The Pen EE could accommodate both 22.5mm or 43.5mm filters. The main way to distinguish between the older EE and the newer sub-version was the material used to clad the camera. The older model used a leather-like material and the newer model used a "basket-weave' pattern (usually in grey) such as in the example illustrated in this article.


- The Pen EE-S, launched in 1962, is the same model with a 30mm f/2.8 and a focusing ring, made necessary by the wider aperture. Most of the specifications were similar to the EE (although the shutter speeds were 1/200 and 1/40, like the later EE-2).
- The Pen EE-D, produced from 1967 to 1972, is a more expensive automated-exposure model, with a CdS meter, a focusable 32mm f/1.7 lens and a hot shoe. Film speeds were 12-500 ISO. The EE-D were wider than the typical EE camera.In 1966 the two cameras were slightly modified and became the Pen EE (EL) and Pen EE-S (EL) with a modification of the take-up spool to make film loading easier. EL stands for Easy Loading. You can only recognize them by a small label marked EL stuck on the front, or you can open them and look at the take-up spool.

- The Pen EE-2, produced from 1968 to 1977, is nearly the same as the Pen EE with the addition of a hot shoe and an automatic exposure counter. The film speed range was changed to reflect more modern emulsions. It now ranged from 25-400 ISO. Shutter speeds also changed to 1/200 and 1/40th of a second (compared to 1/250 and 1/30th in the EE). The EE-2 could only accommodate the larger (43.5mm) filters.

- The Pen EE-S2, produced from 1968 to 1971. It is a modernized version of the EE-S, with the addition of a hot shoe and the ISO range modified for more modern films (25-400 ISO).

- The Pen EE-3, produced from 1973 to 1983, seemed to be exactly the same camera but also added the flashmatic system. When used with a matching GN14 flash, the flashmatic system allowed the user to obtain a corrected aperture value by manually setting the aperture ring to one of the estimated distances (1-4m).

- The Pen EF, launched in 1981, was the last Pen model. It is like the Pen EE-2 or Pen EE-3, but with a small built-in flash, and was only sold in black finish with white letterings. Shutter speeds were 1/30 and 1.250 and film speeds ranged from 25-400 ISO.


Product ($) SN: ***
Condition: Like New (LN)

Warranty: No Warranty (Film Cameras Sold As It Is)

What You Will Get 
- Strap

- Pouch


Product ($199) SN: **9846/ **0329/ **2449/ **1384
Condition: Excellent (EX)

Warranty: No Warranty (Film Cameras Sold As It Is)

What You Will Get 
- Strap


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Olympus Pen EE Half Frame Compact Rangefinder (2.8cm) (used)

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