LAUNCHED 1984 GUIDE PRICE £350-400* This is a stripped- down version of the OM- 4, featuring the same metering system, but with a mechanical shutter that is no longer controlled by the automatic metering. Back in the day, those who wanted a mechanical shutter tended to stick with the OM-1n. So the OM-3 wasn’t made in the same quantities. Today, even though it isn’t as well specified as some other OM cameras, it is rarer and more sought-after by collectors, and so more expensive for users.
The OM-3, a now rarer and basic version of the OM-4