Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums > Digital SLR and Interchangeable Lens Cameras > Olympus dSLR

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Dec 18, 2009, 4:10 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
gjtoth's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Louisville, KY, USA
Posts: 6,931
Default Will someone please take a look at this...

... and advise me what camera this is for? OM? DSLR? PEN?

http://tinyurl.com/yzamx9m
__________________
Gary ---- "The best camera is the one you have with you."
<><~~~~~~~~~~~
Pentax K-70 ~ Panasonic FZ1000
My Gallery

--
Hebrews 13:3
gjtoth is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old Dec 18, 2009, 4:38 PM   #2
Super Moderator
 
Hards80's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Cleveland, OH
Posts: 9,046
Default

it was part of the OM-AF system, the OM-77.
Hards80 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Dec 18, 2009, 4:44 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
gjtoth's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Louisville, KY, USA
Posts: 6,931
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hards80 View Post
it was part of the OM-AF system, the OM-77.
Thanks! Any good?
__________________
Gary ---- "The best camera is the one you have with you."
<><~~~~~~~~~~~
Pentax K-70 ~ Panasonic FZ1000
My Gallery

--
Hebrews 13:3
gjtoth is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Dec 18, 2009, 5:10 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
mtclimber's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Oregon, USA
Posts: 18,143
Default

Hi there, Gary-

I did some more research and came up with this:

http://www.camerapedia.org/wiki/Olympus_OM-707_/_OM-77

Sarah Joyce
mtclimber is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Dec 18, 2009, 6:41 PM   #5
Super Moderator
 
Hards80's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Cleveland, OH
Posts: 9,046
Default

it does not have a manual focus ring, so i don't believe there is any way to make it work on a 4/3 system through adapters.
Hards80 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Dec 18, 2009, 6:55 PM   #6
Senior Member
 
gjtoth's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Louisville, KY, USA
Posts: 6,931
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hards80 View Post
it does not have a manual focus ring, so i don't believe there is any way to make it work on a 4/3 system through adapters.
That's what I thought but I thought I'd run it by y'all. Thanks. I almost bid on it.
__________________
Gary ---- "The best camera is the one you have with you."
<><~~~~~~~~~~~
Pentax K-70 ~ Panasonic FZ1000
My Gallery

--
Hebrews 13:3
gjtoth is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Dec 18, 2009, 7:14 PM   #7
Senior Member
 
Steven R's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Tampa, Florida
Posts: 5,901
Default

In addition to my OM-2n, and OM-PC, I also have the autofocus OM-77 and several nice autofocus lens. Its a shame, but there is no way to make these lens compatible with my 4/3 cameras. I had some great shots with these old film cameras and lens. The manual focus Zuikos work good with the 4/3 system.

Steve R
Steven R is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Dec 18, 2009, 8:10 PM   #8
Senior Member
 
gjtoth's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Louisville, KY, USA
Posts: 6,931
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Steven R View Post
In addition to my OM-2n, and OM-PC, I also have the autofocus OM-77 and several nice autofocus lens. Its a shame, but there is no way to make these lens compatible with my 4/3 cameras. I had some great shots with these old film cameras and lens. The manual focus Zuikos work good with the 4/3 system.

Steve R
Yup. I just snagged a 50mm for $20.
__________________
Gary ---- "The best camera is the one you have with you."
<><~~~~~~~~~~~
Pentax K-70 ~ Panasonic FZ1000
My Gallery

--
Hebrews 13:3
gjtoth is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Dec 18, 2009, 8:39 PM   #9
Senior Member
 
Steven R's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Tampa, Florida
Posts: 5,901
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by gjtoth View Post
Yup. I just snagged a 50mm for $20.
Good deal. Have you got your adapter yet?
Steven R is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Dec 18, 2009, 8:47 PM   #10
Senior Member
 
gjtoth's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Louisville, KY, USA
Posts: 6,931
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Steven R View Post
Good deal. Have you got your adapter yet?
Yupperzzzzz.... got a used one for $9. A new one from China was twice that!
__________________
Gary ---- "The best camera is the one you have with you."
<><~~~~~~~~~~~
Pentax K-70 ~ Panasonic FZ1000
My Gallery

--
Hebrews 13:3
gjtoth is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:52 PM.