Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/12/31

[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]

Subject: Re: [Leica] Canon B adapter
From: "\(SonC\) Sonny Carter" <>
Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2002 19:03:49 -0600
References: <001f01c2b12c$48028fc0$>

When you buy one of those adapters new, there's a small nylon piece that
fits into the cam slot for the auto-iris on the FD lens.  I lost mine, and
made a new one from the rim of a plastic cup.  It worked fine.   You just
need to make it big enough to hold back the iris.


- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Roland Smith" <>
To: <idcc@KJSL.COM>; <>;
<>; <>
Sent: Tuesday, December 31, 2002 6:25 PM
Subject: [Leica] Canon B adapter

> I just received a Canon B adapter to use the Canon bayonet lenses on LTM
> camera mount.
> My Canon FD lenses mount easily on my Leica bodies.  The only problem is
> setting the f-stops.   The FD lenses are automatic stop down and when set
> an f-stop, the aperture does not change even though the setting of the
> f-stop is done by moving the setting ring away from the A for automatic.
> Does anyone know the solution?  Is it that I can only use FL lenses or
> these?
> Roland Smith
> Oakland, California
> --
> To unsubscribe, see

- --
To unsubscribe, see

Replies: Reply from "Roland Smith" <> (Re: [Leica] Canon B adapter)
In reply to: Message from "Roland Smith" <> ([Leica] Canon B adapter)