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Converters, adapters and extension tubes All those lens accessories that get in between the lens and the camera.

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OM to 4/3 adapter question

I'm looking to buy an OM fit adapter for my E520 - the Olympus MF-1 is much more expensive than unofficial brands.

What are the advantages (if any) of the MF-1 over cheaper models ?

Can anybody recommend a particular alternative to the Olympus version ?
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Re: OM to 4/3 adapter question

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What are the advantages (if any) of the MF-1 over cheaper models ?
Possibly a better build quality and you can show off to your friends that you've money to burn.

Personally I went for a fotodiox one from the States which seems a bit better than some of the really cheap ones.
Since I bought mine, you can now get some with the built in focus confirm chip.
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Re: OM to 4/3 adapter question

Have a look at SRB-Griturn - http://www.srb-griturn.com/ . I have an OM to m43 adapter from them, works fine and seems to be well made. Their OM to big43 adapter is GBP 27.95.

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Re: OM to 4/3 adapter question

Go for a two part one if you can as it allows you to adjust the flange to lens distance if focus appears a little off
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Re: OM to 4/3 adapter question

Thanks all.
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Re: OM to 4/3 adapter question

Hi

FYI I recently bought a OM-4/3 adapter including AF confirm chip on Ebay, from this seller, list price £23.95 + PP.

Item was delivered promptly and the fit to body and lens is good.
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Re: OM to 4/3 adapter question

Thanks for that heads up.

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