I'm still hoping to get that sweet gig writing reviews fo Amin, so I won't submit more pictures of a watch on my desk. I DO get outside from time to time, so consider this Part 1 of my meager review of the Olympus MCON-P01. On other sites, there is a brief mechanical overview, so consider this to be that. The Olympus MCON-P01 is the new macro converter in the PEN Series. It was introduced with new wide and telephoto converters, using their familiar MCON/WCON/TCON designations (Macro/Wide/Telephoto). This new MCON is designed to be added to three PEN lenses (14-42 II, 40-150, and 14-150) to allow them to focus closer. I've owned more than a few of these lenses over the years, working most frequently with the converters for the Olympus E-10/E-20. If you've owned Oly converters over the years, what will first strike you upon taking this particular converter out of the box is how inexpensive the construction seems. I suppose it doesn't NEED to be metal, and the extra weight could impact focusing on our smaller lenses, but you likely will be reminded of a Happy Meal™ toy. The MCON-P01 comes with front and rear push-on caps, and that's it. A brief instruction booklet covers the very basics. Afterall, it IS very basic. As assembled in the box, it fits snuggly on the 14-42 II bayonet. Remove the black rear flange (via bayonet), and the remaining silver lens portion bayonets onto the 40-150, also nice and snug. It also fits the 14-150, though I don't have that lens (yet). I've read that the best magnifications are at the longest possible focal length of each of these three lenses, and a quick rack of the zoom shows just that. But, while you loose infinity focus, there is a good range of zoom within its macro range on the two lenses I have. The front element is not threaded, for those of you wondering about filters. That's a brief mechanical overview. I'll get outside over the next few days to get some real-world photos. Stay tuned.