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Old Jul 10, 2005, 12:52 PM   #1
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Maby its a stupid question but I just want to know if the dx 6490 adapter his good !!!

Does it move or its very tight . . .

I guess that its good because its made for the camera . . .

Just want to make sure that the adapter was solid!!!



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Old Jul 10, 2005, 12:57 PM   #2
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I have 2, one is a Kodak names brand with a 55mm threads
and one is a Bower with 52mm threads
neither move when you turn the camer on or off
nor do they interfear with camera operations
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Old Jul 10, 2005, 1:39 PM   #3
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I have 2 (Kodak 55mm) also for my 6490 and 7590 and they are solid. They screw in. I leave mine on permanently, attached a UV filter and lens cap.

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Old Jul 10, 2005, 1:57 PM   #4
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Except for the fact that the adaptor interferes with the flash, I would leave it onthe camera at all times. The lens and its mechanism are protected from accidental bumps and scratches. I would much sooner replace a broken filter than a lens. As for the flash, I added an external flash to my rig just for the power and flexibility that it brings to my kit.

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Old Jul 10, 2005, 2:05 PM   #5
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Hi

I use an eBay-sourced 52mm adapter on my 6490, together with a 52-55mm stepping ring to mount the W/A & TCON lenses - went this route as I had a lot of 52mm filters etc from SLR days - later got the Kodak 55mm adapter, but I prefer the first setup.

I got the genuine Kodak 37mm adapter for my 7440, and then got any eBay 52mm adapter for it to use all the stuff I had for the 6490 - bad move ! - after fitting it I powered up the camera and the adapter somehow fouled on the lens extension mechanism. Fortunately the cam worked ok when I removed the new adapter, but that got consigned to the bin - I got a 37-52mm step-ring instead.

Moral is you won't invalidate your guarantee if you use the genuine Kodak bits - anything else, proceed with care....

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Old Jul 10, 2005, 2:41 PM   #6
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And be very cautious screwing the adapter in. Small tight threads can cause you to cross thread the adapter and ruin the threads. This would prevent any more use of the camera body threads and cost quite a bit to fix. Moral: Be careful putting it on and LEAVE IT ON!!!!


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Old Jul 10, 2005, 2:59 PM   #7
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whats the size of the adapter???

Is it long :roll:
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Old Jul 10, 2005, 3:04 PM   #8
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It's almost, but not quite as long as the 6490'slens when in full zoom.

I use the Kodak lens adapter with a circular polarizer filter attached. I leave it on all the time.
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Old Jul 10, 2005, 4:20 PM   #9
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Like the rest of the guys say, leave it on all the time and get an external flash. It's the only way to go.

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Old Jul 10, 2005, 4:23 PM   #10
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the adpater it's self is about 1/4 inch longer than the DX6490's lens
it just has a biger end on it

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