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What the heck is this?

Discussion in 'Adapted Lenses' started by dixeyk, Sep 1, 2010.

  1. dixeyk

    dixeyk Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Aug 9, 2010
    I picked it up for $5 thinking it was a macro adapter. When I got it home I realized that it was nothing of the sort. Anyone have an idea what it is?
     

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  2. OzRay

    OzRay Mu-43 Legend

    Jan 29, 2010
    South Gippsland, Australia
    Ray, not Oz
    It looks like an OM to screw mount adapter.

    Cheers

    Ray
     
  3. naturecloseups

    naturecloseups Mu-43 Regular

    93
    Jun 10, 2010
    Ditto, looks like it lets you mount M42 lenses on OM bodies.

    Interestingly, if you are already using an OM->m4/3 adapter, looks like you can support M42 lenses too by using this adapter on top of it.

     
  4. dixeyk

    dixeyk Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Aug 9, 2010
    I thought so as well but the thread is too large. I have an M42 Super Takumar and the thread is a good deal smaller on the lens than this adapter. Could it be another type of screwmount? Is M39 bigger?

     
  5. naturecloseups

    naturecloseups Mu-43 Regular

    93
    Jun 10, 2010
    M39 is smaller, actually. I wonder what mount could it be then :confused:

     
  6. StephenL

    StephenL Mu-43 Regular

    78
    Sep 1, 2010
    Just a thought based on no experience - but is it early Pentacon?