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Subject: [Leica] Adapters: Leica R lens to Canon EOS (5D Mark II or 1Ds Mark III)
From: msadat at (mehrdad)
Date: Wed, 9 Dec 2009 12:39:49 -0800
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two issues with cameraquest or novalflex adapters, since these are not
chipped,  the meting and focusing conformation will not work. for metering
you can use manual and for focusing, whatever you can use.

if you check out forum you will find very high
recommendations for chipped adapters that work with canon. the chipped
adapters can even be micro focus adjusted so that match perfectly with the

On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 8:16 AM, Wayne Serrano <wayneserrano at>wrote:

> All,
> I am looking for "Adapter" recommendations to mount Leica R lenses 28mm
> f/2.8 ROM, 60mm f/2.8, 90mm f/2.0, 100mm f/2.8 ROM, and 180mm f/2.8 ROM 
> onto
> the Canon EOS 5D Mark II or the 1Ds Mark III.  I have pretty much decided 
> on
> Canon because I want the ability to remove the Adapter and mount lenses on
> the R6.2 bodies when I want to use film. So I am looking to obtain the
> highest quality mount to try out with rented EOS bodies prior to 
> purchasing.
>  Any recommendations and guidance would be greatly appreciated.
> Regards,
> Wayne Serrano
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 regards, mehrdad

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