LAUNCHED 1979 GUIDE PRICE £25-40 (Manual adapter £10-12)* This was the first of a new range of SLRs aimed at the more general consumer. The cameras are identified by the addition of a zero at the end of the name’s number and, strangely, the absence of a hyphen. They were cheaper then, and are now, due to the way they were constructed and the lack of some features. The OM10 is an aperture priority camera, without a shutter speed ring and no manual override, other than plus or minus two stops compensation. A socket on the front, however, accepts a separate manual adapter which gives manual control with 1-1/1,000sec shutter speeds.
Olympus OM10, with its manual adapter fitted