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New EF Lens Adapters Offer Electronic Control on MFT and NEX Bodies

If you own a Micro Four Thirds or Sony NEX camera and you’ve been dying to use your Canon glass on it, thus far your only options have been sadly manual in nature. Because the adapters on the market today don’t make the electronic link between the camera and the lens, you’re left focusing and (if you can at all) adjusting the aperture by hand. Fortunately, lens adapter company Kipon has a couple of solutions around the corner that it has decided to tease us with.

The adapters — which, sadly, have not been given official ship dates or price points — will bring full electronic aperture control to Canon EF lenses when they’re attached to your Micro Four Thirds or NEX camera. Details are extremely thin, since the announcement amounts to no more than a teaser, but MFT and NEX owners who happen to have a bunch of Canon glass lying around definitely have something to get excited about. Canon, on the other hand, may not be quite as thrilled.

(via Kipon via Engadget)


 
 
  • http://www.facebook.com/smccann27 Sean McCann

    do they do autofocus too?

  • OSAM

    Those are UGLY adaptors. Exposed wiring FTL.

  • http://www.petapixel.com Michael Zhang

    No autofocus as far as we can tell

  • Sum_it

    unless they improve the built quality and/or sell it for dirt cheap, go with metabone!

  • guest

    Just a wild guess: the final ones wont have exposed wires. (i.e. these are functional mock-ups..)