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lucky2505 Feb 20, 2006 6:54 PM

Does anyone know where one of these can be had? The only ones I see on eBay are for sale to Australia only.

Greg Chappell Feb 20, 2006 8:52 PM

Jeff Gandy at Cameraquest.com sells them, but they're not cheap! Here's the link:

http://cameraquest.com/adapt_olyE1.htm

lucky2505 Feb 21, 2006 2:22 AM

Thanks, Greg. I remember seeing that site before. My guess is that Jeff doesn't sell alot of them. In my opinion, even if the quality is high, the price is exorbitant for what is a rather simple adapter. I did a better search of eBay and found some adapters for less than $50. I think I'll take a chance with one of them. I'll let everyone know what I think of the adapter once I've tried it.

p.s. Sorry for the redundant posts. Windoze strikes again...or should I say, Windoze goes on strike again.

vette-freak Mar 26, 2006 7:06 PM

Greg Chappell wrote:
Quote:

Jeff Gandy at Cameraquest.com sells them, but they're not cheap! Here's the link:

http://cameraquest.com/adapt_olyE1.htm


Here is an Oly OM adaptor from Olympus. I wonder if it is better since it is manufactured by Oly themself.

http://cgi.ebay.com/OLYMPUS-MF-1-OM-...QQcmdZViewItem

And here is Olys website:

http://www.olympus-europa.com/consum...OM_Adapter.htm


Greg Chappell Mar 26, 2006 9:50 PM

The Olympus adapter is better IF you are looking to mount Olympus OM-mount lenses. The adapter the original poster was looking for was to mount screw mount (M42) lenses to an E-series camera, and the Olympus adapter doesn't work for that.

DougJGreen Apr 17, 2006 9:46 PM

I have bought 2 different ones on ebay, and they both are fine:

IMHO, the ones from ebay sellers skawina1 and cirrusgao both work fine, fitting snugly with no play.


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