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Old May 30, 2012, 11:47 AM   #1
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Do you have to manually set the IS when using Oly FT lenses or just with non Oly lenses?
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Old May 30, 2012, 2:24 PM   #2
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Do you have to manually set the IS when using Oly FT lenses or just with non Oly lenses?
Hello james

In my case, FT 14-54, 40-150 and 70-300 all do not need any IS settings.
Just Focus and shoot
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Old May 30, 2012, 2:34 PM   #3
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So the auto IS system does work with Oly FT lenses, good.
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The only lenses that you have to set the IS focal length are those that don't have any electronic contacts with the camera, like OM, or a Nikon lens on a Lensbaby Tilt Transformer.
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Old May 30, 2012, 6:24 PM   #5
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Thanks, won't have to worry about it as I don't have or will get any of those lenses.
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Like Mike said, the key is whether there is electronic communication between the camera and the lens or not. The Rokinon fisheye lens that many of us here have has a m4/3 mount so it does not require an adapter. However, it is a MF lens thus the IS should be set to its FL. There are 4/3 to m4/3 adapters out there that are very cheap compared to the Oly, Panny or even the Valtrox adapters and the reason is because they have no electronics. In that case, all 4/3 lenses become MF and IS must be set. Not your case, James.
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Thank you Tullio
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