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Old May 28th, 2005, 01:09 AM   #1
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Difference between Micro35 and Canon 35mm adapter?


Didn't receive my micro 35 guide yet, but searching for a mount for a canon EF lens came up empty. And made me wonder if a Canon 35mm adapter for an XL-1 is almost the same as the micro35? Can somebody help me out here?


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Old May 28th, 2005, 06:49 AM   #2
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The EF adapter is something else. It allows you to mount EF lenses to the
XL series of camera's. However, it does not have a ground glass and thus
the focal length is multiplied by 7.2x on an XL1(S). In other words, if the
EF lens would be a 50mm lens it becomes a 360mm lens on the XL1 (telelens).

The other adapter you are talking about is the P+S Technik mini35 adapter,
this is a $10.000 (yes, $10K) adapter to mount 35mm lensen on a number of

The guide you bought is to make a homemade version of that $10K adapter.

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