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Old Nov 12, 2010, 11:38 AM   #31
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Originally Posted by cshanaberger View Post
you have to have one of these 2 adapters to get the full electronic control of the 4/3rd lenses the non electronic versions used for manual lenses will not work. You will not have aperture control & on most lenses will not have focus control, unless you have either the Olympus or panny adapters.
Yes, that's what Fotodiox says about theirs. I was checking because I was going to suggest it as a good, low cost alternative (Fotodiox adapters for legacy lenses are well regarded) but not a good idea if it forces you into stop-down metering with a lens that doesn't really require it.

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Old Nov 13, 2010, 5:15 AM   #32
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Thank you, that has answered a big question for me. I was looking at the 4/3 w/a lenses which seem cheaper then the m4/3 equivalent. Following these replies I realise I will need to budget for an original Olympus or Panasonic adaptor as well

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