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Old January 19th, 2017, 04:24 AM   #1
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Is it possible to remove fixed lenses from a camera?

Hi,
I was wondering if somebody has success stories to tell about removing the fixed lenses you got with a mirrorless camera or a standard video camera like Sony Z1 or so and putting an MFT adapter or so.
This will obviously have to be done in a lab. The distance between the adaptor and the sensor will have to be perfect, and obviously you will loos all automation functions in focus, iris, zoom etc...
But.. can it be done?
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Old January 19th, 2017, 05:17 AM   #2
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Re: Is it possible to remove fixed lenses from a camera?

Wouldn't even go there. Even if you could get the lens off I would expect loads of error messages.
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Old January 19th, 2017, 05:18 AM   #3
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Re: Is it possible to remove fixed lenses from a camera?

I would never do it myself.
And sure.. error messages.
This thing will have to be done by a professional and he could get the camera to think lenses are still on... probably just a matter of closing some circuits
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Old January 20th, 2017, 08:08 AM   #4
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Re: Is it possible to remove fixed lenses from a camera?

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But.. can it be done?
Given enough time and enough money, sure.
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