March 16th, 2012, 07:40 AM
M4/3 lens on Nex
I've just bought a Nex 5n and I would like to know if anyone has tried putting m4/3 lens on the Nex system.
I suppose there should be an adapter on sale for this, but I would like to know if the m4/3 lens will vignette. I have a good kit of m4/3 lens and want to know if I can use my m4/3 9-18 on Nex.
That should be great for me for shooting interiors. I already asked for ultrawide lens for the Nex system or buying one and adapting it but they cost a kidney...and I'm very affectionate to it
So the best would be just using what I already own for now.
March 19th, 2012, 12:48 PM
it will vignette a lot.
plus you are not able to control aperture and focus, being all electronic.
basically it's useless to put a m4/3 lens on a nex camera.
March 19th, 2012, 01:00 PM
Originally Posted by riccardocovino
March 26th, 2012, 10:15 PM
Why would you want to do such a thing? It won't AF. Just get a MF lens.
March 27th, 2012, 01:36 AM
For the very simple reason that I already have them.
Originally Posted by lenshoarder
April 21st, 2012, 11:40 PM
I don't think you can even MF, much less AF on most all M 4/3 lenses.
But just for fun, you can always hold one of your M 4/3 lenses to your NEX body, and see what kind of image is projected. I would expect some of the lenses to cover the entire NEX sensor (like how some c-mount lenses cover the NEX sensor), but since both aperture and focus are electronically controlled you're pretty much out of luck actually using them.
April 23rd, 2012, 02:08 AM
Good idea. I'll try it as soon as I can.
Originally Posted by madmaxmedia
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