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Old Sep 21, 2005, 6:21 PM   #1
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The DCR6600 almost distortion free, see second picture,always had a vignetting problem with the FZ10 and 20. With the normal 55-52 step ring vignetting was worse on the FZ30. That is because a 55-52 step ring moves the DCR6600 mounting base 4mm from the front bezel.

Gene came up with this sweet trick of gluing the DCR6600 into a 55-58 step ring. The results are wonderful. The DCR6600 lens base is .98mm from the front bezel.

FZ30 DCR6600 55-52 step ring 23.1mm

FZ30DCR6600 with glued on55-58 step ring 23.1mm

Same shot as above FZ30 at 35mm

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