A useful adapter for using many Olympus OM manual focus lenses for 35mm SLR cameras on Micro Four Thirds digital models
- Fits Panasonic G GH GF GX
Olympus Pen Micro Four
Thirds digital cameras
- Accepts most Olympus OM
Zuiko and many independent
lenses in Olympus OM fit
- Infinity focus is maintained
- Auto or manual exposure
- Manual diaphragm system
- Includes instruction leaflet
This simple adapter allows you to use hundreds of Olympus OM Zuiko manual focus or OM independent 35mm film camera lenses on your Olympus Pen, OM-D or Panasonic G-series Micro Four Thirds digital compact system camera. Infinity focusing is maintained (some lenses may focus slightly beyond infinity), and as there's no extra glass required the optical quality is not affected.
You can use manual focusing in aperture priority automatic or metered manual exposure modes, with stopped down metering. You set the aperture on the lens, and the camera sets the shutter speed automatically. The adapter has a fixed lever to stop down the lens's diaphragm to the setting chosen manually on the aperture ring. Because of the smaller sensor in these digital cameras the effective focal lengths are doubled, so a 50mm standard lens provides the same field of view as a 100mm tele/portrait lens on a film camera. We advise caution when using long and/or heavy lenses with the camera mounted directly on a tripod, as damage may be caused to the camera's lens mount. When using hand held, ensure that the lens is supported by the left hand at all times. Large lenses with their own tripod mounts are preferred, as the mount only needs to support the weight of the camera, not the lens.
It's simple to use - you can either fit the adapter to the lens first, then bayonet the combination onto the camera, or fit the adapter to the camera first and then attach/remove multiple lenses as required. The adapter locks securely onto the camera and is released using the button on the body, and lenses are removed using their own release button. It adds around 26.5mm (1.05 inches) to the length of the lens when attached and weighs approximately 75g. This is a generic adapter and the make and style may vary slightly, but all are functionally identical.
An essential accessory for Micro Thirds digital users with Olympus OM manual lenses!
Condition: Excellent+++ (8.5/10)
The adapter is in very good condition and fully working order. It fits cameras smoothly (lenses are a slightly tighter fit) and locks securely. Cosmetically it shows only minimal signs of use with some surface marks where it's been checked on cameras and lenses, and the box is a little scruffy.
No dents, dings or deep scratches, and overall it's in nice shape!
At the time of listing we have more than one of this item, but the pictures and description here are representative of all of them.
Supplied boxed with rear cap and instruction leaflet.
This adapter fits Micro Four Thirds digital compact system cameras. Suitable camera are Panasonic models including the Lumix DMC-G1, G2, G3, G5, G6, G10, GH1, GH2, GH3, GF1, GF2, GF3, GF5, GF6, GM1, GX1 and GX7, plus Olympus models including the Pen E-P1, E-P2, E-P3, E-P5, E-PL1, E-PL1s, E-PL2, E-PL3, E-PL5, E-PL6, E-PM1 and E-PM2, OM-D E-M1 and E-M5. Please note that it is NOT suitable for Four Thirds DSLR cameras.
The adapter accepts most lenses in Olympus OM manual focus fitting, including Olympus OM Zuiko and many independent types. NOT suitable for Olympus Auto Focus (AF) or Power Focus (PF) lenses (which won't work on adapters), Pen-F half frame lenses, Zuiko Digital Four Thirds lenses or any other types.