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Subject: Re: When uneducated morons get hold of expensive cameras
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On Dec 31, 2017, Alfred Molon wrote
(in article<>):

> In article<>,
> Savageduck says...
> >
> > On Dec 30, 2017, RichA wrote
> > (in article<>):
> >
> > >
> >
> > It never ceases to amaze me as to just how stupid some folks can be.
> > I guess that idiot never understood that weather sealed ? water-proof.
> My Olympus E-M1 II and the 12-100 lens are weather-proof. I just wonder
> what that means exactly. If it rains heavily I can continue to use the
> camera outdoors?

Weather-sealed/Weather-proof means just that, not water-proof, or dive ready. 
Your E-M1, like my X-T2 is Weather-sealed, if fitted with a Weather-sealed 
lens they should be able to tolerate rain, snow, and dusty conditions. 
However, do not take all of that for granted, and it is always best to wipe 
and/or dry the kit off before opening any lens, or sealed covers.

If you are going to actually take the camera into water it is time to invest 
in a proper water housing such as one of these from Meikon. They provide for 
Olympus and Fujifilm, and are reasonably priced.