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Forum: The lounge 6 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By Homer Simpson
Re: Article about 100 years of Olympus

Is it just about cameras or does it mention microscopes and medical equipment?
Forum: The lounge 6 Days Ago
Replies: 110
Views: 1,703
Posted By Homer Simpson
Re: Climate Change

I expected adolescents (anyone under 30) and Americans misunderstanding this cutting, but surely us grown ups realised is was irony.
Forum: The lounge 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 186
Posted By Homer Simpson
Re: No-Deal Brixit: Insurance & Travel

We take frequent holidays in Europe, but take care to avoid France.

I believe those countries will be pragmatic enough to want my money so expect little change to occur.

Main bugbear is long...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
FOUND 14-42 msc
Views: 618
Posted By Homer Simpson
Re: 14-42 msc

Thanks for the lens, Dave.
Forum: The lounge 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 110
Views: 1,703
Posted By Homer Simpson
Re: Climate Change

Once power cuts become the norm , I think there will be a lot of folks suddenly decide they are not that arsed about the climate after all.

"Something" needs to be done, unfortunately the real...
Forum: The lounge 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 110
Views: 1,703
Posted By Homer Simpson
Re: Climate Change

Ah Yes the Germans; do as I say not as I do"

You are on about Lignite which has such poor calorific value its not worth transporting. Still its fine stuff to create energy to make environmentally...
Forum: The lounge 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 110
Views: 1,703
Posted By Homer Simpson
Re: Climate Change

How many of us are buying (intentionally or not) stuff from China.

All made with energy from the filthiest coal on the planet.
Forum: The lounge 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 110
Views: 1,703
Posted By Homer Simpson
Re: Climate Change

Just to add that my electric car receives it's power from renewable energy sources via Ecotricity...…….(smug barstuward) .*chr

][/QUOTE]

How does your car battery charger differentiate between...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
FOUND 14-42 msc
Views: 618
Posted By Homer Simpson
Re: 14-42 msc

I have jut looked it has a zoom ring that appears to be what we would both consider to be normal.

However if what you have is 14-42 ish micro four thirds "kit (ie cheap) lens", I am interested.
...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
FOUND 14-42 msc
Views: 618
Posted By Homer Simpson
Re: 14-42 msc

Dave
I never really thought about it.
What you are saying is (I think?) you alter zoom via a motor rather that pure mechanics.

trouble is I have now lent my identical lens to my son so can't...
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
FOUND 14-42 msc
Views: 618
Posted By Homer Simpson
Re: 14-42 msc

Sorry I have been away.

Not sure what you mean by does not zoom
But it is the kit lens i am after
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
FOUND 14-42 msc
Views: 618
Posted By Homer Simpson
14-42 msc

My son's bog standard E-PL3 lens has died.

Anyone got one gathering dust?
Forum: The lounge 18th October 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 916
Posted By Homer Simpson
Re: Envy of the world ?

We have friends who moved to USA about 25 years ago. He had a very good job which naturally included excellent health insurance cover for the whole family.

Over the years they have "suffered" from...
Forum: The lounge 9th July 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 822
Posted By Homer Simpson
Re: Amazon Screw up - help please

And here is how and why:

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/jan/01/jean-claude-juncker-blocked-eu-curbs-on-tax-avoidance-cables-show
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 29th June 2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,801
Posted By Homer Simpson
Re: Pen film FTAGH

That's great
was not expecting much interest.
PM me a mail address and I'll drop it in the post
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 28th June 2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,801
Posted By Homer Simpson
Re: Pen film FTAGH

OK I'll let it run for a week
TBH I doubt there will be users.
So its likely to be yours
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 28th June 2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,801
Posted By Homer Simpson
Pen film FTAGH

A friend gave me her father's PEN EE-3.
I have no interest in film but would like it to go to someone who will use it or place in a collection.
It appears to be in good order.
Forum: Nostalgia Nexus - early and pre-digital discussion 23rd February 2018
Replies: 17
Views: 4,104
Posted By Homer Simpson
Re: Just aquired a OM1-n with Zuiko 50mm, f1.8 lens

My OM 2n used to use the same batteries as my hearing aids.
My current hearing aids still use the same batteries so these are still available
Forum: The lounge 3rd October 2017
Replies: 63
Views: 4,156
Posted By Homer Simpson
Re: Is this the end for Ryanair?

IMHO, O'Leary has been gambling for months that Monarch would expire and he would have a source of trained staff desperate for a job on his terms.

He just mistimed how long it would take for them...
Forum: The lounge 7th June 2017
Replies: 495
Views: 19,500
Posted By Homer Simpson
Re: Has Theresa May shot herself in the foot

I am beginning to think Diane is genuinely sick.
If so, she has my sympathy.

No mentally normal person could have made those cringeworthy interviews she has done in the past few weeks.
Forum: Flash 7th June 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,770
Posted By Homer Simpson
Re: not really flash, but.............

Thanks Peter,

Just the advice I was looking for.
Already sent an order
Forum: Flash 7th June 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,770
Posted By Homer Simpson
Re: not really flash, but.............

thanks for heads up about the adaptor
Forum: The lounge 6th June 2017
Replies: 495
Views: 19,500
Posted By Homer Simpson
Re: Has Theresa May shot herself in the foot

I assume she will have ministry of whelk stalls too
Forum: Flash 6th June 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,770
Posted By Homer Simpson
Re: not really flash, but.............

another similar question: I have an unused anglepiose lamp

Say I rewired it with a GU10 socket, which LED bulb would give me good light for macro indoors.
Or is this daft idea?
Forum: Flash 6th June 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,770
Posted By Homer Simpson
not really flash, but.............

Now LED task lights are cheap can anyone recommend a good one or what to look for.
I want to use it for macro away from a power source.

My assumption is that it would be easier to control than...
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