Can C mount lenses be used on the BMCC EF with an adapter

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Can C mount lenses be used on the BMCC EF with an adapter

PostThu Sep 05, 2013 11:32 pm

Hey has anyone tried or know if C mount tv lenses can be used on the BMCC EF mount with a lens adapter? I was trying to figure out if it would work or not.

Thanks for any help with this :D
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Re: Can C mount lenses be used on the BMCC EF with an adapte

PostFri Sep 06, 2013 3:18 am

It is possible, but most lenses are going to vignette pretty heavily. I have heard, though I am not certain, that most super16 c mount lenses of 25mm or greater have a large enough image circle to cover the sensor, but do your own research to be sure.
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Re: Can C mount lenses be used on the BMCC EF with an adapte

PostFri Sep 06, 2013 3:20 am

Actually, my answer only applies to the MFT version of the camera. It isn't possible on the EF mount due to the flange distance. Didn't read carefully enough.
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Re: Can C mount lenses be used on the BMCC EF with an adapte

PostFri Sep 06, 2013 3:22 am

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Re: Can C mount lenses be used on the BMCC EF with an adapte

PostFri Sep 06, 2013 3:40 am

Thanks Mitch and Gan,

I knew it was too good to be true.... :D
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