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Old Apr 14, 2005, 3:50 PM   #1
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:? Ok so... I've been a Canon convert (from standard 35mm Pentax) for less than a week now.... Currently own an EOS Rebel XT.... and have discovered the joys of lens mount differences.

While on "evil"-bay (love that term, though Ebay's never done me wrong) trying to match my current Pentax equipment on the Canon side, I came across an FD mount lens. Unfortunately, my documentation says *nothing* about wether anything other than an EF-S lens will even work, let alone fit on the XT.

My questions are;

What are the differences between the different mounts?

Will the FD mount lenswork on my XT?



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Old Apr 14, 2005, 3:58 PM   #2
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You can use any of the EF line, in addition to the new EF-S lenses. The FD line can only be used with a converter, so it's not worth bothering with, unless you happened to already have a bunch of FD lenses. FD, of course, would be manual focus.

Canon has a ton of historical info on their museum site: http://www.canon.com/camera-museum/index.html
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Old Apr 14, 2005, 4:02 PM   #3
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Excellent...thanks for the info so fast...and the website!
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