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Canon FD Mount. Canon EOS lens Adapters - Using Manual focus lenses on Canon EOS bodies. • You are here --> > photography > eosfaq > This Page Left:Bower fisheye manual focus Center: Vivitar 85/1.4 manual focus Right: Zeiss 21/2.8 manual focus A common question from Canon EOS owners is whether older manual focus lenses from other manufacturers can be used with a Canon EOS body.

Canon EOS lens Adapters - Using Manual focus lenses on Canon EOS bodies

The answer is a qualified "yes" in many cases. Of course you don't get autofocus, nor do you get any sort of focus confirmation unless you use a special adapter with built in electronics. In addition you don't get any sort of automatic iris operation. Stop Down Metering In most SLRs and DSLRs, focusing is done at full aperture, and if you set the aperture to, say, f11, it remains fully open until just before exposure, then it stops down for the exposure and opens up again. Focusing Focusing the lens is another issue. AF confirmation chip. Identifying the mount on a third-party lens - Pentax Forum.


Identifying the mount on a third-party lens - Pentax Forum

D. , Dec 15, 2006; 02:18 p.m. Is there any way to identify, visually only, which camera manufacture a lens mount is for? I often see third-party lenses available online from other sites than the camera dealers (B&H, KEH, etc.) and not on eBay, but I have no idea if those would fit my *ist DL. Pictures are always posted (or can be requested) but the sellers often are in the position where they have no idea of the mount themselves - for example at they take what they get without knowing the ancedents. I know M42 screwmounts are pretty near universal, but I look at the bayonet mount lenses and have no idea... So, IS there a way to look at a picture of a bayonet mount and determine if it's for a Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Minolta, or whatever body?

Lens mount. Female lens mount of an Minolta XD-7 with male mount of Minolta MC-Rokkor 58mm 1:1.4 lens A lens mount is an interface — mechanical and often also electrical — between a photographic camera body and a lens.

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It is confined to cameras where the body allows interchangeable lenses, most usually the rangefinder camera, single lens reflex type or any movie camera of 16 mm or higher gauge. Digitalrokkor ©2011. In this section we will review the technical details behind this new solution with the aim to demonstrate how we can transform a Canon DSLR in a DSLR that can accept the Minolta MC/MD Rokkor manual focus lens using an only mechanical "adapter" that allow us to focus to infinity maintaining the original optical quality. The possibility to use a lens (with X mount) on a DSLR (with a different Y mount) is tied essentially to the concept of optical register ("tiraggio" in Italian). But what does the "register" mean ? Optical register is the distance (in millimeters) between the focal plane (CMOS sensor plane or film plane) and the flange's top plane (this is a simple definition, I do not want to speak about optical physic and in particular about nodal point for a lens....too difficult for many people).

Digitalrokkor ©2011. In questa sezione verranno presentate via via le foto scattate con gli obiettivi Minolta MC/MD Rokkor sul alcune DSLR CANON: EOS 300D (6.3 MP, APS-C), 20D (8.2 MP, APS-C), EOS 450D (12.2 MP, APS-C), EOS 5D (12.7, Full Frame).

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T-mounts T, T-2, T-4, TX ??? - Accessories - Filters, Bags, Tripods Forum. Brian Carter , Nov 18, 2006; 12:02 p.m.

T-mounts T, T-2, T-4, TX ??? - Accessories - Filters, Bags, Tripods Forum

Second in a series. I know the T-mount designations are chronological, but what are the differences? Which are interchangable with which? T and T2 are the same? Dan Fromm , Nov 18, 2006; 01:23 p.m. , Nov 18, 2006; 04:39 p.m. Dan, I'm sorry, but I've been through the entire Camera Quest site (which I had visited before) and do not find information on the T-mount adaptors and lens mount differences. Professor K. , Nov 18, 2006; 05:28 p.m.

Peter Blaise - Minolta Manual Focus Cameras, Lenses and Accessories. Minolta 35mm Manual Focus Single Lens Reflex Camera Interchangeable Lens Designation Nomenclature: To: Subject: Re: MD vs.

Peter Blaise - Minolta Manual Focus Cameras, Lenses and Accessories

MC [Yahoo! Clubs: Minolta X 700 Club] Date: Sun, 08 Oct 2000 From: Peter Blaise Monahon <> Mounts.htm. Number of hits on this page: CAMERA SYSTEM MOUNT TYPE REGISTER Aaton bayonet(?)


Abbreviations used here and in other literature tpi = threads per inch M = metric thread Register = distance flange to film plane BM = Bayonet Mount TM = Thread Mount RMS = Royal Microscopic Screw When is an adaptor between two systems possible? An adaptor is always possible; some are widely available, like M42-lens->brandX-camera or T2-lens->brandX-camera. EOS adapting specialties. Lens mount. Leica lens for Nikon cameras. We sell replacement mounts to use Leica-R lenses on Nikon cameras.

Leica lens for Nikon cameras

Welcome to Leitax, this is our Leica-Nikon page. After the encouraging response from our first Leitax bayonet clients and several requests from Nikon users, we can offer this new replacement bayonet to use two cams, three cams, R-cam and ROM Leica-R lenses on Nikon bodies. -This conversion is fully reversible and will not damage either the lens or the camera.

-The Leica-R lenses will focus to infinity and will maintain the aperture click stops -The Nikon cameras will show a focus confirmation light in the viewfinder. -The professional Nikon cameras (D200 and up), and FujiFilm S5Pro, will meter in A and M modes (stop-down) the newer models can use Auto-Iso as well. Some of the instructions you see on the left are for the Leica-Pentax bayonet. Leica & Pentax & Nikon. YS Interchangeable Adapter Mounts, Y-S lens mount. Thanks again to B.W.

YS Interchangeable Adapter Mounts, Y-S lens mount

Freyburger Information on the Y-S mount system YS Interchangeable Adapter Mounts YS Adapter mounts are available in models to fit most 35mm SLR plane shutter cameras. They fit any YS lens to the particular camera body to provide full automatic operation of the lens diaphragm and meter coupling where appropriate. Lens mount compatibility chart - This table tells you if a fully manual lens with X mount will work on a camera that uses the Y mount using only a dumb adapter (one that has no electronics and no optics).

Lens mount compatibility chart -

If the lens is not fully manual, the adapter needs to have electronics to control aperture and/or autofocus. Adapters that do this without driving you crazy with random issues cost a lot of money. As I don't mind focusing manually and setting the aperture directly on the lens, I use vintage or Samyang glass. Camera Lens Adapters. Versatility, and saving money with the continued use of the preferred lenses you already own.

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Drawbacks of lens adapters is the inconvenience, no electronic connection between the adapted lens and your camera body A couple of factors are necessary for a lens adapter to work properly. First, the camera body "lens registration" space or the expanse between the mount of the lens to the sensor or film surface. Two, the "throat size" of the mount or the mount diameter. An adapter flanked by the body of the camera and a lens from different brands, this registration distance of the adapted lens must be larger than the registration distance on the body; plus the lenses throat-size must be less than the throat size on the body mount. Shooting manual lenses on Pentax DSLRs «

One of the best things about shooting a modern Pentax DSLR is having access to 35 years worth of wonderful K mount lenses- all with shake reduction! That’s a feature no other camera manufacturer can claim. The problem is that using these lenses effectively on a DSLR is somewhat of a black art that requires the camera be set up properly. Read on for step-by-step instructions of how I set up my Pentax K10D DSLR for use with a manual lens. Helios 44M-4 Auto to Manual Aperture Control Conversion... Hope this is of use to some. I recently purchased a Helios 44M-4 from eBay, but found out I could only shoot wide-open (f2) when mounted on my K10d with the M42 adaptor. Modern PentaxDSLRs do not have the M42 provision to activate the aperture pin on the bacl of the lens. Thus, despite what the aperture dial reads, the lens will always remain at max aperture. This mod will change the aperture, as the dial indicates.

How to use/meter Manual & M42 Lenses on all Pentax DSLRs (K-5, K-r, K-x, K-7...) Interchangeable lenses for 35mm cameras. OK, to answer the burning question: will the lenses from my old film camera fit any digital camera? Vivitar 90-230 1:4.5 Help for Pentax K20D. First I need to know whether you have a T4 or a TX lens. The T4 is an earlier version of these interchangeable lens and the mounts are not really compatible.

The T4's only came with a Universal screw mount for Pentax cameras. The TX on the other hand came in both M42 and P/k mount. T4 For Two - casualcollectorproject. Theatre of noise: Ricoh Lenses On Pentax Cameras. Out on the interweb thingie there are horror stories of people who got an old manual focus lens stuck on their Pentax cameras. Actually, there are not too many stories, but it only takes one or two for the fear to set in. Pentax are known for having the most compatible lens mount in SLR history. So the thought of a lens that not only doesn't fit but in fact might damage your camera is scary. Here I'll show you how to recognise such lenses and actually fix them. Discussing M42 lenses on a Nikon DSLR? in Nikon D300 Users.

Compatibilite-en. Adapters:  SLR to RF. The Aggregate: Old Film Camera Lenses On New Digital Cameras. H. G. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Center for Visualization & Virtual Environments University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0046 Initial release: September 26, 2009; last update: July 7, 2013 This document should be cited using something like the bibtex entry: KEH Camera Blog: Lens Mounts.