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    I got mine! Can't believe I was lucky enough to catch an in-stock one at B&H. I'd say try from there if you're considering buying. I had to update to FW 2.0 but I can't believe how good it is. Not perfect, but just the fact that I don't have to zoom in to 100% for fine focus is pretty amazing. I'd say it focuses roughly at the same speed as my RX1R2. A Batis lens is only slightly faster. Though it gets tricked if it's at an extreme end of the the range. It's good that you can hit MF and it'll return to Infinity position, that usually fixes it. I will have no problem using this as a 2nd camera at weddings for portraits and details. It doesn't make my Nikon obsolete, but what I want to do will be much less of a PITA without having to zoom in for fine focus. Hell yes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Speedgraphic View Post
    I got mine! Can't believe I was lucky enough to catch an in-stock one at B&H. I'd say try from there if you're considering buying. I had to update to FW 2.0 but I can't believe how good it is. Not perfect, but just the fact that I don't have to zoom in to 100% for fine focus is pretty amazing. I'd say it focuses roughly at the same speed as my RX1R2. A Batis lens is only slightly faster. Though it gets tricked if it's at an extreme end of the the range. It's good that you can hit MF and it'll return to Infinity position, that usually fixes it. I will have no problem using this as a 2nd camera at weddings for portraits and details. It doesn't make my Nikon obsolete, but what I want to do will be much less of a PITA without having to zoom in for fine focus. Hell yes.
    Latest from B&H on this adapter:

    Dear Customer

    Thank you for your interest in the following item:

    DEO-Tech Leica M Mount Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Autofocus Adapter
    (B&H # DEOAFM2SEMK1)

    You are receiving this message because you asked to be notified when this item becomes available. We regret to inform you that this item has unfortunately been discontinued. Please check back on our website for similar or possible replacement items.

    We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.
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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    Quote Originally Posted by Speedgraphic View Post
    I'd say it focuses roughly at the same speed as my RX1R2. A Batis lens is only slightly faster.
    If that is the case, either you are not using the RX1R II to its full potential or it is defective.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vivek View Post
    If that is the case, either you are not using the RX1R II to its full potential or it is defective.
    Ok maybe the RX1R2 is slightly faster but I was more talking about in AF-S mode. AF-C the RX1R2 is probably faster... But the point is, not by much. I'm shocked.

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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    Quote Originally Posted by scho View Post
    Latest from B&H on this adapter:

    Dear Customer

    Thank you for your interest in the following item:

    DEO-Tech Leica M Mount Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Autofocus Adapter
    (B&H # DEOAFM2SEMK1)

    You are receiving this message because you asked to be notified when this item becomes available. We regret to inform you that this item has unfortunately been discontinued. Please check back on our website for similar or possible replacement items.

    We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.

    Thanks Carl. Maybe it's time to pre-order a second copy as backup directly from techartpro.com with 2 to 3 months lead time. I use my LM-EA7 all the time and would hate to be without that gadget.
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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    Anyone tried setting their adapter to 135mm (F32) ?
    When I do this my adapter seems to park at infinity, like I had selected F36, and won't AF anymore.
    Setting it to another setting reactivates AF again and the adapter works as advertised.

    Dropped Techart a note, but no reaction yet.
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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    I repackaged Vivek's phrase for my post on the Techart and Zeiss ZM lenses. Thanks Vivek!

    https://chadwadsworth.com/2016/07/18...-focus-lenses/

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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    OK, I finally Did It and ordered TechArt M to FE AF. I was looking at books with photos from the fifties and sixties and decided I want that good ol' flarey look back again, but without all the grain.

    While waiting the mandatory month for shipment, it would be nice to have your thoughts about some questions:

    --My current favorite old-timer is a 5cm RF f1.4 Nikkor in LTM (+ M adapter). The old Nikkors focus in the opposite direction from M lenses, but with distance set for infinity that's no problem - the TechArt motor takes over and the lens moves in the right direction? Or am I wrong about this?

    --I'll be shooting mostly at wide apertures, using ND filters when necessary. But if I want to stop down to f8 or 11, is focusing with the adapter still pretty accurate and fast? Or do you find it preferable to switch to MF + zone focus?

    --I've accumulated some of the fine old Zeiss lenses in Contax mount for A7 series use, and I read that these will autofocus via TechArt if you pair it with Their own C/Y to FE adapter (other brands don't seem to fit). So I ordered their C/Y adapter too and am concerned about just one lens, the Vario-Sonnar 35-70 f3.4, which is pretty heavy. It's not the kit lens, it's the one that rivaled the primes and weighs in at 600 gms. Do you suppose it'll focus quickly and accurately enough, or is this pushing the adapter motor too hard?

    --And finally, I'll be waiting quite a while for shipment; so if any of you folks with TechArt adapters got tired of yours, or are moving to Hasselblad or something ever fancier than Sony, please let me know - I'd be happy to have a used v.3 and no wait!

    Thx in advance for any answers or additional thoughts,

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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    Quote Originally Posted by thompsonkirk View Post
    --My current favorite old-timer is a 5cm RF f1.4 Nikkor in LTM (+ M adapter). The old Nikkors focus in the opposite direction from M lenses, but with distance set for infinity that's no problem - the TechArt motor takes over and the lens moves in the right direction? Or am I wrong about this?
    Hello,
    don't worry - the adapter just moves the lenses away from sensor by moving whole lens. It doesn't matter in which direction you have to turn for manual focus, as the adapter does not try to turn the ring...
    Have fun with adapter and lenses, Andreas
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    Quote Originally Posted by thompsonkirk View Post
    --I've accumulated some of the fine old Zeiss lenses in Contax mount for A7 series use, and I read that these will autofocus via TechArt if you pair it with Their own C/Y to FE adapter (other brands don't seem to fit). So I ordered their C/Y adapter too and am concerned about just one lens, the Vario-Sonnar 35-70 f3.4, which is pretty heavy. It's not the kit lens, it's the one that rivaled the primes and weighs in at 600 gms. Do you suppose it'll focus quickly and accurately enough, or is this pushing the adapter motor too hard?
    The TechArt happily moves my 800gr Summarex back and forth, but it eats batteries.

    Note: obviously, you have to support the lens ...
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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    Quote Originally Posted by Knorp View Post
    Anyone tried setting their adapter to 135mm (F32) ?
    When I do this my adapter seems to park at infinity, like I had selected F36, and won't AF anymore.
    Setting it to another setting reactivates AF again and the adapter works as advertised.

    Dropped Techart a note, but no reaction yet.
    Thanks Bart. I get the same behavior.
    With best regards, K-H.

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    Quote Originally Posted by k-hawinkler View Post
    Thanks Bart. I get the same behavior.
    Ha! Thanks for the confirmation, KH.
    Still no reply from Techart btw, perhaps your English is better than mine ?
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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    Late evening grocery shopping, having with me: Sony A7r2 + TECHART PRO LM-EA7 adapter + Leicaist MD-L/M adapter + MINOLTA MD 24-35/3.5 lens, focal length in Exif set to 24mm, IBIS ON, Auto, and AF in use, f/3.5.
    He is slicing a sausage. She notices I am taking pictures of the store, walks over, puts her arm around him, and says:"Why don't you take a picture of us?"

    What a great suggestion! Here it is.



    100% resolution crop.


    I will give them a couple of prints tomorrow.
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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    Finally, after waiting 3 months to get the LM-EA7 adapter and then waiting for my son to return from Germany with my A6300 I was ready today to try out the adapter using a Leica R 50 Cron via a Leicaist R to M adapter. Dialed in F25 to set the adapter for the lens and did some test shots (pouring rain outside of course). AF works fine and seems accurate. I don't know what version firmware I have on the adapter purchased direct from TechArt and don't know how to determine firmware version. I tried to do firmware update, but app cannot find the adapter and my iPhone bluetooth also cannot see the adapter. Any suggestions for resolving this issue would be appreciated.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scho View Post
    Finally, after waiting 3 months to get the LM-EA7 adapter and then waiting for my son to return from Germany with my A6300 I was ready today to try out the adapter using a Leica R 50 Cron via a Leicaist R to M adapter. Dialed in F25 to set the adapter for the lens and did some test shots (pouring rain outside of course). AF works fine and seems accurate. I don't know what version firmware I have on the adapter purchased direct from TechArt and don't know how to determine firmware version. I tried to do firmware update, but app cannot find the adapter and my iPhone bluetooth also cannot see the adapter. Any suggestions for resolving this issue would be appreciated.
    It works in an odd way: did you set aperture to F90 ? fired a shot ? switched off the camera ? started the App ?
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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    Hi Carl,

    Firmware Version of the adapter is displayed in the camera menu for the lens.
    It's displayed below the Firmware Version # for the camera itself.

    Over at dpreview I am khaw. At

    https://www.dpreview.com/forums/thread/4022147

    you also will find how I eventually managed to successfully update the adapter.
    Good luck!
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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    Thanks KH and Bart for the suggestions. I did try setting F90 and shutting off camera before trying update with no response. Firmware menu in the A6300 with adapter and 50 Cron mounted reads:

    Body: ICLE-6300
    Ver. 1.00

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    Carl, your adapter is at the same version as mine.
    With best regards, K-H.

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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    Quote Originally Posted by k-hawinkler View Post
    Carl, your adapter is at the same version as mine.
    Yes, so it shipped with the latest FW installed.
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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    Quote Originally Posted by scho View Post
    Yes, so it shipped with the latest FW installed.
    Yup, it did. That version came out June 26, 2016 IIRC.
    With best regards, K-H.

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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    One more image with Sony A7r2 + TECHART PRO LM-EA7 adapter + Leicaist MD-L/M adapter + MINOLTA MD 24-35/3.5 lens, focal length in Exif set to 24mm, IBIS ON, Auto, and AF in use, f/3.5.
    It was getting dark and a few raindrops were already coming down. But we made it back to the car before the downpour started.
    No problem with AF.



    ISO 6400, 1/15 s, f/3.5, 24mm.
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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    Techartpro wrote at Fredmiranda: "Since we are currently in discussion with a distributor in US, the product is temporary delisted from B&H. For the time being, please kindly order it via our webstore. Next delivery is in late Aug."
    http://www.fredmiranda.com/forum/top...43/14#13688530

    Techart says shipping to the us takes 3-4 weeks. What would be quicker at this point, ordering from Techart direct or wait until the adapter is listed again at B&H?

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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    Quote Originally Posted by k-hawinkler View Post
    One more image with Sony A7r2 + TECHART PRO LM-EA7 adapter + Leicaist MD-L/M adapter + MINOLTA MD 24-35/3.5 lens, focal length in Exif set to 24mm, IBIS ON, Auto, and AF in use, f/3.5.
    It was getting dark and a few raindrops were already coming down. But we made it back to the car before the downpour started.
    No problem with AF.
    K-H, the adapter stacks may be causing extra vignetting? It is not just vignetting but loss of defined image information in the extreme corners that could be a major problem.
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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    Three shots using the little M-Rokkors with the TechArt LM-EA7 on the A6300.

    28mm f/2.8 M-Rokkor



    40mm f/2 M-Rokkor



    90mm f/4 M-Rokkor (Leitz version)

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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    Down by the tracks with the A6300 + LA-E7 + Leicaist R/M adapter + Leica R 50mm Summicron. The only train that still runs here comes up from Pennsylvania to deliver coal to a power plant on the east shore of Cayuga Lake and then returns after picking up salt at the salt mine just south of the power plant.



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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    Finally, there is word on the TechArt site about Ver. 03 (FWIW)

    Ver 3.0 (Release Date: 26 Jun)

    Updates: Improve stability of performance on certain lenses
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    After two emails I tried my luck posting on their site using my best 'steenkolenengels' ...
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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    Bart, they have been responding on fredmiranda though.

    Techart PRO AF adapter now In Stock at B&H Photo - FM Forums
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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    Quote Originally Posted by k-hawinkler View Post
    Bart, they have been responding on fredmiranda though.

    Techart PRO AF adapter now In Stock at B&H Photo - FM Forums

    K-H, perhaps better (or more convenient) to post whatever they're responding to instead ?
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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    Quote Originally Posted by Vivek View Post
    K-H, the adapter stacks may be causing extra vignetting? It is not just vignetting but loss of defined image information in the extreme corners that could be a major problem.
    Thanks Vivek. Would you mind elaborating the next level of detail how this mechanism works? TIA.
    With best regards, K-H.

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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    A few shots taken at Sheldrake Point vineyard using the A6300 + LA-E7.

    Contax C/Y 25mm f/2.8 Distagon using generic c/y to M adapter ring.





    CV 15mm SW f/4.5 Heliar III

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    Quote Originally Posted by Knorp View Post
    After two emails I tried my luck posting on their site using my best 'steenkolenengels' ...
    Finally, got a reply from Kevin at TechArt on one of my emails:

    The reason for the after-shoot MF of F/32 is because it is intended to be
    a AF/MF switch. We are going to release an update soon for your to set
    such function.
    Seems 135mm lenses are not supported.
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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    Quote Originally Posted by Knorp View Post
    Finally, got a reply from Kevin at TechArt on one of my emails:



    Seems 135mm lenses are not supported.
    Thanks Bart. May be we the users collectively can convince them that 135mm lenses should be supported.

    BTW, I just ordered a second TechArt Pro adapter for $349 from Adorama. It should arrive by Thursday this week. I can either use that as spare in case something bad happens to my current one. Or I could use one on my A7r2 and the other one on my a6300.

    The following image was shot with Sony A7r2 + TECHART LM-EA7 AF adapter + Nikon-L/M K&F CONCEPT adapter + Noct-NIKKOR 58/1.2 @ f/1.2 in pretty dim light.



    This is the kind of situation the lens was really designed for.
    I used AF-C and Flexible Spot: S and put the tiny square wire frame on the nearest eye.
    The TechArt FL I set to 50mm.
    IBIS was ON and set to Manual, FL set to 60mm.
    So 50mm should show up in the Exif, but 60mm is used in IBIS.
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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    Quote Originally Posted by k-hawinkler View Post
    I used AF-C and Flexible Spot: S and put the tiny square wire frame on the nearest eye.
    The TechArt FL I set to 50mm.
    IBIS was ON and set to Manual, FL set to 60mm.
    So 50mm should show up in the Exif, but 60mm is used in IBIS.
    Lens: DT 40mm F2.8 SAM Shot at 50 mm

    Mmm, you may have another problem here, K-H ....
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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    Nope Bart. I don't own that lens.
    With best regards, K-H.

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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    Quote Originally Posted by k-hawinkler View Post
    Thanks Bart. May be we the users collectively can convince them that 135mm lenses should be supported.

    BTW, I just ordered a second TechArt Pro adapter for $349 from Adorama. It should arrive by Thursday this week. I can either use that as spare in case something bad happens to my current one. Or I could use one on my A7r2 and the other one on my a6300.

    The following image was shot with Sony A7r2 + TECHART LM-EA7 AF adapter + Nikon-L/M K&F CONCEPT adapter + Noct-NIKKOR 58/1.2 @ f/1.2 in pretty dim light.



    This is the kind of situation the lens was really designed for.
    I used AF-C and Flexible Spot: S and put the tiny square wire frame on the nearest eye.
    The TechArt FL I set to 50mm.
    IBIS was ON and set to Manual, FL set to 60mm.
    So 50mm should show up in the Exif, but 60mm is used in IBIS.
    Poster shot for the adapter!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vivek View Post
    Poster shot for the adapter!
    Thanks Vivek.
    I agree, a poster shot for the adapters, the lens, and the camera!

    I could not have pulled off this shot without AF and IBIS.
    With Flexible Spot: S one gets just one tiny (fits within the eye in the EVF) white wireframe square that turns green when focus is achieved. Then push the shutter button all the way down and voilà the lens and camera do the rest.

    The Noct-NIKKOR 58/1.2 lens is very special for this. It's Nikon's first lens with an aspherical element, shaped by hand, to avoid or minimize sagittal coma flare.
    With best regards, K-H.

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    SPAM alert!

    The techart guys send spam on a certain thin filter mods claiming that it works better!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vivek View Post
    The techart guys send spam on a certain thin filter mods claiming that it works better!
    Thanks Vivek, I saw that.

    Well, yup my Summicron 28/2 and Elmarit 28/2.8 in particular wouldn't smear their image corners. But I don't think the TAP autofocusing would be any different with a Kolari modified A7r2.
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    Hi Vivek and K-H,

    It may be spam in the sense that the e-mail arrived uninvited, but I'd consider the Kolari mod very seriously to go with TAP. I don't see how the sensor mod could possibly make any difference in the adapter's performance, but it does firm up the corners considerably with a number of lenses in the 28-50mm range. The TAP for AF and Kolari mod for corner sharpness should be two complementary ways of improving Leica-Sony image quality.

    My adapter is shipping now, so I don't have experience using the combination; but I have both stock and Kolari-modified A7rIIs and have tested them carefully with a number of Leica lenses. The mod offers some real differences in corner resolution, almost always one stop and maybe two stops wider aperture for acceptable work.

    It does not, I should say, rehabilitate all moderate wides, even when stopped down – the 28 Summicron, for example, still has sloppy corners at medium apertures.

    But the mod improves the 35 Cron V4 noticeably at f2-4, and the 40 Cron (a fave of mine) covers very well with firm corners. Some lenses, like the compact 50 Elmar that does poorly on Sony, get a new life. And my 5cm 1.4 Nikkor becomes usable with the mod, with its characteristic low-contrast glow at f1.4-2.

    What surprised me most is that I could see a bit of corner improvement with the WATE and MATE! I'd really not expected this, because they're retrofocus lenses with the rear element much farther from the sensor. Improvement was slight bit detectable at 100%.

    OK, it was spam, but 'good spam' to my eye.

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    I use the combination Techart+Kolari mod on a A7II, dedicated to non native lens only (mainly Leica M) , and I am very happy with that. On the A7II the Kolari modification also removes the AA filter and this in theory may positively affect the AF performance too. I do not have any unmodified A7II so I am not able to verify it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thompsonkirk View Post
    Hi Vivek and K-H,

    It may be spam in the sense that the e-mail arrived uninvited, but I'd consider the Kolari mod very seriously to go with TAP. I don't see how the sensor mod could possibly make any difference in the adapter's performance, but it does firm up the corners considerably with a number of lenses in the 28-50mm range. The TAP for AF and Kolari mod for corner sharpness should be two complementary ways of improving Leica-Sony image quality.

    My adapter is shipping now, so I don't have experience using the combination; but I have both stock and Kolari-modified A7rIIs and have tested them carefully with a number of Leica lenses. The mod offers some real differences in corner resolution, almost always one stop and maybe two stops wider aperture for acceptable work.

    It does not, I should say, rehabilitate all moderate wides, even when stopped down – the 28 Summicron, for example, still has sloppy corners at medium apertures.

    But the mod improves the 35 Cron V4 noticeably at f2-4, and the 40 Cron (a fave of mine) covers very well with firm corners. Some lenses, like the compact 50 Elmar that does poorly on Sony, get a new life. And my 5cm 1.4 Nikkor becomes usable with the mod, with its characteristic low-contrast glow at f1.4-2.

    What surprised me most is that I could see a bit of corner improvement with the WATE and MATE! I'd really not expected this, because they're retrofocus lenses with the rear element much farther from the sensor. Improvement was slight bit detectable at 100%.

    OK, it was spam, but 'good spam' to my eye.

    Kirk

    Thanks Kirk.

    A7RII with Leica M lenses
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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    Quote Originally Posted by thompsonkirk View Post

    OK, it was spam, but 'good spam' to my eye.
    A $350 adapter purchase leading to the spam urging one to spend another $500 for a silly mod that gets rid the dust shaker and voids any warranty is good?

    I would either dump all the underperforming lenses and switch to E mount ones or dump the Sony and switch to Leica. The prices of which are not that bad compared to Sony.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vivek View Post
    A $350 adapter purchase leading to the spam urging one to spend another $500 for a silly mod that gets rid the dust shaker and voids any warranty is good?

    I would either dump all the underperforming lenses and switch to E mount ones or dump the Sony and switch to Leica. The prices of which are not that bad compared to Sony.
    Vivek, the "dust shaker" is still working after the modification.
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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    Thanks, Ario. I forgot that Sony integrated the dust shaker in the sensor shake in the 7ii and 7r ii.
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    I would either dump all the underperforming lenses and switch to E mount ones or dump the Sony and switch to Leica. The prices of which are not that bad compared to Sony.
    Perhaps you don't understand what you call underperforming lenses. We're taking about classic Mandler M designs and modern Karbe M lenses that offer more interesting renderings than AF Sony/Zeiss. And a wide range of other lenses can AF with TAP plus adapters (my personal choice = Zeiss C/Y). For those who shoot for fine art printing and not just for the web, the differences in the way these lenses render seem to be worth capturing.

    As to recommending returning to Leica bodies, IMO you're suggesting the wrong direction here too. Many of us are using Leica M and R, and Zeiss C/Y, lenses on Sony A series because we've got rid of or avoided the current Leica bodies – the Ms with antique sensors, and the expensive and bulky new 'low-res' flagship SL.

    IMO Sony A7rII is currently the best platform for classic lenses, and both the Kolari mod and TAP AF are welcome improvements. The result is IMO an interim system, obviously just cobbled together, that's a favorable option until these features emerge in an OEM camera.

    Sorry to have to disagree so strongly! Where we agree is on the RX1rII for street work and as a constant companion camera – my favored replacement for M4-9.

    Kirk

    PS, Also agree with you that used Leica equipment, in comparison to Sony, isn't as expensive as it used to be. Since intro of A7 series and with lack of an up-to-date version of M, used Leica body and lens prices seem to have dropped precipitously.
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    Re: Auto focus with anything!

    Quote Originally Posted by thompsonkirk View Post
    Sorry to have to disagree so strongly!
    +1

    I can not really express what I think about the out of date M lenses. Not worth (for me that is) screwing up a perfectly good Sony cam for these.

    Leica themselves have updated, constantly updating their lens line up- the new Summicron 28/2 for example (because the old one does not cut it).

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    LM-EA7 Ver.4 firmware update took about 7 or 8 minutes for each of my two adapters.
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    Standoff!



    ILCE-6300 + TechArt Pro LM-EA7 Ver.4 + Noct-NIKKOR 58/1.2
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    The Bees Won!



    ILCE-7RM2 + TechArt Pro LM-EA7 Ver.4 + Vario-Elmar-R 35-70/4 @ 70mm
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