2.8 USING ADAPTED LENSES

Thanks to its short flange-back distance, the X-mount system is able to host almost every existing full-frame, medium format, cinema (Super 35 and larger), or APS-C lens. All you need is an appropriate adapter ring. This means that in addition to more than two dozen native lenses, you have access to hundreds of additional modern and legacy lenses.

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Finding the right lens adapter

X-mount lens adapters are available for many old and current mounts. Here are a few tips to help you find the right adapter for your third-party lens:

  • Adapters are available at many price and quality levels, and you get what you pay for. Don’t buy too cheap or you may end up buying twice. The German manufacturer Novoflex is setting ...

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