M42 Lens to Canon EOS Optical Adapter

M42 Lens to Canon EOS Optical Adapter

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Optical M42 Lens to Canon EOS adapter



For using Canon EOS cameras with M42 lenses (Zeiss, Pentax, Praktica, Mamiya, Zenit). Metric scale M42 keeps its meanings due to compensation of the flange bases difference.This is optic type m42 to canon adapter , It allows you focusing infinity and macro photography.

You should remember that the pusher with the fixed ring doesn’t work, so diaphragm control of the lens is set manually. This adapter can work with lenses having both only automatic diaphragm (A) and selector A/M (automatic/manual diaphragm). It is possible to use Macro rings and other accessories.



- Put red marks of the adapter and lens collar together.
- Turn the adapter clockwise till the fixative click.
- Set M42 lens.



To remove the adapter you should unpress fixative pin and turn the adapter anticlockwise.
Working with M42 lenses acknowledgement of the focusing with green light is not made. The aperture is set ?0.0». Expo-modes:
- P (program) – identical to Av mode;
- Tv (flash priority) – doesn’t work;
- Av (diaphragm priority) – works as usual;
- M (manual) – aperture and flash are changed. Inaccuracy of exposure defining is indicated by expo-correction.



Consumer Cameras: Prosumer Cameras: Professional Cameras:
EOS 300D / Digital Rebel / Kiss Digital EOS D30 EOS 5D
EOS 350D / Digital Rebel XT / Kiss Digital N EOS D60 EOS-5D Mark II
EOS 400D / Digital Rebel XTi / Kiss Digital X EOS 10D EOS-1D
EOS 450D / Digital Rebel XSi / Kiss Digital X2 EOS 20D EOS-1Ds
EOS 500D / Digital Rebel T1i / Kiss Digital X3 EOS 20Da EOS-1D Mark II
EOS 550D / Digital Rebel T2i / Kiss Digital X4 EOS 30D EOS-1Ds Mark II
EOS 600D / Digital Rebel T3i / Kiss Digital X5 EOS 40D EOS-1D Mark II N
EOS 1000D / Digital / Kiss Digital EOS 50D EOS-1D Mark III
EOS 1100D / Kiss Digital X50 EOS 60D EOS-1Ds Mark III


M42 Lens to Canon EOS Optical Adapter