use of Olympus lenses for digital camera

Discussion in 'Olympus' started by Paul Cotton, Sep 12, 2004.

  1. Paul Cotton

    Paul Cotton Guest

    I have an ageing OM10 with an assortment of Olympus and other lenses - all
    still in good working order.
    I would like to go digital and wonder if there are any good quality digital
    camera bodies which would suit these lenses? Are there any disadvantages in
    using them with a digital camera body? - Any knowledgeable replies would be
    much appreciated..
    Paul Cotton, Sep 12, 2004
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  2. Paul Cotton

    Mark B. Guest

    Unfortunately, the only Olympus digital SLR (E-1) has a totally new lens
    mount. Your lenses won't work with any digital SLR on the market right now.
    I suppose there might be an adapter to make the lenses fit, but something
    like that requires a lot of users to fill the need - something the E-1 does
    not have.

    Mark B., Sep 12, 2004
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  3. Paul Cotton

    Paul Cotton Guest

    ust a quick note to say thank you to those who responded to my question.
    This was much appreceated and thanks for taking the time to do it. This has
    saved me no end of research!
    Paul Cotton, Sep 14, 2004
  4. Paul Cotton

    Hils Guest

    Paul Cotton wrote
    There's another option: use an adapter to use OM lenses on a Canon EOS
    body. You'll lose all coupling (though manual and aperture priority
    modes will still work) and you'll have a crop factor of 1.6, 1.3 or 1
    depending on which Canon body you use.
    Hils, Sep 18, 2004
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