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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 3
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    good helper for NEX user

    posted by doom007 on 07/16/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    you can use old M42 standard lenses with modern CSC camera. M42 lenses are cheap way how to buy good lens for modern CSC. there are many options of lenses.
    Cons:
    quite heavy - it will shift gravity axis of NEX so you need to learn, how to use NEX with this adapter, it can be really tricky...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Works perfectly, quality better than expected

    posted by mangrove on 01/09/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    Probably the least expensive adapter you can find. Well constructed and fits perfectly. Focusing to infinity is spot on, so tolerances seem good. The barrel is wider than the threads (unlike some very cheap adapters where the barrel is just threaded for a b...
    Cons:
    * The adapter is surprisingly heavy. I think it's made of steel. This is a negative for the small and light NEX cameras. * Rota...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Great!

    posted by fogzik on 12/24/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    Rock solid, durable built, deep matte black and no lit. E-mount side fits to bayonet firmly with no backlash. Perfectly fits and works with my Sony NEX-5N camera and Carl Zeiss/Reuvenon/Peleng fixed focus lenses.
    Cons:
    No cons except one: it's just little bit expensive for a mechanical adapter without focus confirmation chip.
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