Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2014/04/09

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Subject: [Leica] Lens Adapters: Leica R to EOS
From: wayneserrano at (Wayne Serrano)
Date: Wed, 9 Apr 2014 12:54:52 -0700 (GMT-07:00)

Steve, I have heard that the Novaflex is made better or stronger and 
although the Leitax product would work I need to use the R lenses on both 
the film R6.2 and digital EOS mounts. As for the Canon exposure stopped down 
it is not accurate and currently my Rayqual is not chipped.

-----Original Message-----
>From: "philippe.amard" <philippe.amard at>
>Sent: Apr 9, 2014 12:48 PM
>To: Leica Users Group <lug at>
>Subject: Re: [Leica] Lens Adapters: Leica R to EOS
>I concur
>My experience is transforming two lenses myself using cheap nikon  
>mounts from the bay.
>Worked well, so long as I used the nikon ;-)
>Nearly forgot - the transformation is reversible, which I plan to do  
>for use on the fuji as I have the adaptor for my Ang?nieux.
>If you go the Leitax road, be sure to order the ones with chips -  
>Canon metering is unreliable without I'm told.
>Le 9 avr. 14 ? 21:30, Jayanand Govindaraj a ?crit :
>> Wayne,
>> If you do not mind a semi-permanent, but reversible, adaptation this  
>> might
>> be the best solution. I have one lens, the 100mm macro adapted for  
>> Nikon
>> mount, and I know a few more who have done this adaptation and we  
>> use the
>> lenses with little or no problem. To be fair, I know of no one who  
>> has used
>> the Leica to Canon adapters:
>> Cheers
>> Jayanand
>> On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 12:50 AM, Wayne Serrano
>> <wayneserrano at>wrote:
>>> Dear Lugger,
>>> I have a question for anyone using R lenses on EOS cameras.  
>>> Currently I
>>> have a Rayqual Leica R-EOS adapter and there is a bit of rotational  
>>> play
>>> when mounted, have others experienced this as well. I also wanted  
>>> to ask if
>>> anyone has used the Novaflex EOS/LER adapter and could you share your
>>> observations. I might have to replace the Rayqual adapter and I am  
>>> looking
>>> for something stronger.
>>> Thanks,
>>> Wayne
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