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Lens doesn't fit

I just bought an Olympus ed 40-150 md micro four third lens but it does not fit my Olympus emd 5

Both have the same micro four thirds logo but the lens housing is bigger than the mouth of the camera.

How can this be? What am I missing? At there different types of micro four thirds lenses? I've never had this before?
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Re: Lens doesn't fit

I think you have bought a 4/3 rather than micro 4/3 lens
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Re: Lens doesn't fit

Really but it has the same logo on the lens. Do they mean the same thing?
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Re: Lens doesn't fit

The logos are very similar and I can't remember the difference, but you will need an adapter (e.g. MMF or 3) to fit the lens on your camera.
Was it very cheap? Can you take it back?
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Re: Lens doesn't fit

It was 50. On eBay. I am seeing if the seller will refund it.
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Re: Lens doesn't fit

Here are links to the two lenses on the Olympus site. Does it look like the first one?

https://www.olympus.co.uk/site/en/c/...56r/index.html

https://www.olympus.co.uk/site/en/c/...056/index.html

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No it looks like the second one
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Re: Lens doesn't fit

That is the four thirds lens. It sounds as if you need either a refund or an adapter.

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Re: Lens doesn't fit

Ok thank you
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Re: Lens doesn't fit

I am guessing it looks like this: http://www.photozone.de/olympus--fou...-oly_40150_456 ?
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Re: Lens doesn't fit

Yes that's the one
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Re: Lens doesn't fit

Would this work? ZCTL Auto Focus M43 lens Adapter for AF Four Thirds to Olympus Micro 4/3 Adapter Replacement for DMW-MA1 MMF-1 MMF-2 MMF3 https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01LW1IU..._.tGnybRBEHMCD
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Re: Lens doesn't fit

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Would this work? ZCTL Auto Focus M43 lens Adapter for AF Four Thirds to Olympus Micro 4/3 Adapter Replacement for DMW-MA1 MMF-1 MMF-2 MMF3 https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01LW1IU..._.tGnybRBEHMCD
Yes it would.
I would strongly recommend trying for a refund and getting the micro four thirds lens instead, image quality and focus speed are leaps and bounds ahead of the four thirds lens.
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Re: Lens doesn't fit

Thank you for the advice. The seller has offered a refund.
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Re: Lens doesn't fit

I'm guessing this is the one I should get? https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/172415442538
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