Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/04/21

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Re: EOS to Leica R adapter source
From: Lee <>
Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2002 13:38:42 -0700 (PDT)

- --- Joseph Yao <> wrote:
> Of course I am sure - I have been using this adapter
> for a couple of years
> now and I think I am qualified to answer.  There are
> no contacts on the
> adapter: the EOS body will behave as if there are no
> lens attached to it
> hence no electronic focus confirmation.  I also have
> a Contax to EOS adapter
> and the situation is the same.

Would you comment on how difficult/easy to focus when
you use EOS body for lenses with different focus
lengths, particularly on wide open for tele-lenses and
small apertures on wide-angles?  Have you changed your
EOS focus screen to use those lenses?



> OTOH, both Nikon and Pentax AF bodies retain the
> electronic focus
> confirmation when an non-AF lens is used.
> When the R APO 180/2.0 is mounted to the Canon D60
> you have a 288/2.0!
> Cheers,
> Joseph
> on 20/4/02 11:41 pm, Javier Perez at
> wrote:
> > Are you sure?
> > It should be able to focus just like a
> > canon lens set to manual focus. In
> > theory at least! Does the EOS adapter have any
> > contacts on it?
> > Javier
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