Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2010/10/20

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Subject: [Leica] OT Manual lens on 5DII
From: michiel.fokkema at (Michiel Fokkema)
Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2010 15:32:31 +0200
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Hi Peter,

I've tried the AF confirm adapters and found I can focus more accurate with
my eye.
I do use the precision screen though. Makes quit a difference.


Michiel Fokkema

On 20 October 2010 15:05, Peter Cheyne <geordiepete211 at> wrote:

> Not entirely a Leica topic, but it is partly.  I wish to use a manual focus
> lens on my 5DII.  I have a Pentax SMC-A 50 1.2 and will buy an EOS adapter
> mount for it.  One of these days I might think about getting a Leica-R lens
> to use on the Canon.  I just wonder if getting a focus confirm mount is
> worthwhile and if anyone here has any insight / experience about this.
> My 5DII focus screen is the normal one that came with the camera and I
> might well get another screen for use with fast lenses.  I know the usual
> screen on the 5DII shows no difference between 1.2 lenses and those up to
> 2.8, because it is designed for 2.8 and above.
> Peter Cheyne
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