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Jody Hess
Posts: 40
Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Have any you made your own lens adapter? Or do any of you know a lot about flange focal distance?
My mirrorless camera has a flange focal distance of 18mm and the system I'm trying to adapt has ffd of  40mm. Do I just separate the mount from the body by 22mm? Or are there other factors/measurements to take into account?
Jan 11 13 06:55 am  Link  Quote 
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Tony-S
Posts: 1,391
Fort Collins, Colorado, US


The best thing is to just buy a commercially-available adapter. What camera and what lens mount are you trying to mate?
Jan 11 13 07:01 am  Link  Quote 
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WMcK
Posts: 5,281
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom


Jody Hess wrote:
Do I just separate the mount from the body by 22mm?

Yes.

Jan 11 13 11:55 am  Link  Quote 
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Jerry Nemeth
Posts: 27,677
Dearborn, Michigan, US


I purchased a Fotodiox adapter.
Jan 11 13 12:09 pm  Link  Quote 
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Silver Mirage
Posts: 1,578
Plainview, Texas, US


What system/lens are you trying to adapt? If it's anything remotely common you can probably buy an adapter for less than your time is worth to make one.
Jan 11 13 12:17 pm  Link  Quote 
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ArtisticGlamour
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Phoenix, Arizona, US


Jan 11 13 05:26 pm  Link  Quote 
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