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Which 4/3 lenses are Contrast Detection AF friendly?

Discussion in 'Adapted Lenses' started by Pan Korop, May 5, 2011.

  1. Pan Korop

    Pan Korop Mu-43 Veteran

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    Mar 31, 2011
    Phare Ouest
    I googled to check with 4/3 lenses are supposed to be CDAF friendly.
    All I found from Olympus is a 2008 press release, and zilch from Panasonic.
    Does anyone have a source, or could we build up a database?
     
  2. eyeguy

    eyeguy Mu-43 Regular

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    Feb 26, 2011
    Bay Area, California
    I thought I saw it on this site Four Thirds but when I looked I couldn't find it. Maybe I was mistaken.
     
  3. Boyzo

    Boyzo Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Mar 3, 2010
    Forget databases for a moment :rolleyes:

    If we are talking 43 lenses on m43 bodies Oly and Pany
    The best (and the most expensive are)
    PL 25/1.4 and PL 14-150 pretty much equal but 2-3 time slower that a m43 kit lens.
    The Oly 50/f2 macro and the OLy 12-60SWD are both bumblers, slow on the Pen m43 bodies but actually usable whiche is good because these are the two best lenses of that type, whilst on a GF1/G1 MF only the newer G series I think supports AF.
    Its a good idea to ask users as a database chart cant talk to you :biggrin::wink: