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Anyone noticed?
« on: February 06, 2019, 18:14:57 »
https://www.voigtlaender.de/lenses/e-mount/?lang=en

Anyone noticed there is a new Voigtländer macro apo lanthar only in E-mount :(
Sony forbids Voigtländer to produce different mounts by contract?
Phasing out f-mount, only 2 lenses left, the 40 and the 58, in their catalogues, it seems.

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Re: Anyone noticed?
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2019, 19:25:45 »
110mm ... will it be available in Z-mount?
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Re: Anyone noticed?
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2019, 19:28:16 »
More than one of us would likely have purchased that Z lens without batting an eyelid.

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Re: Anyone noticed?
« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2019, 14:36:24 »
110mm ... will it be available in Z-mount?

Yeah, it will. It's possible to adapt Sony EF lenses to the Z mount  ;)

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Re: Anyone noticed?
« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2019, 14:38:48 »
Yeah, it will. It's possible to adapt Sony EF lenses to the Z mount  ;)

E ≠ EF ?
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Re: Anyone noticed?
« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2019, 22:34:23 »
Yeah, it will. It's possible to adapt Sony EF lenses to the Z mount  ;)

Well, only if you can give up the infinity focus, with the difference of the flange back being only 2mm.  No space for two different bayonettes and contacts.
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Re: Anyone noticed?
« Reply #6 on: February 07, 2019, 22:42:47 »
Typical solution is removing the 'E' and bolting on a 'Z' mount. Problem will be the electronics inside of course if the aperture is electronically controlled.

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Re: Anyone noticed?
« Reply #7 on: February 07, 2019, 22:43:22 »

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Re: Anyone noticed?
« Reply #8 on: February 07, 2019, 23:16:20 »
'E' is Sony, 'EF' is Canon.

As for the full-frame lenses, Sony is FE and Canon is EF.  More confusing!  :o :o :o
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Re: Anyone noticed?
« Reply #9 on: February 07, 2019, 23:21:22 »
So, Canon use the same nomenclature for mount and lens, whilst Sony abbreviates to E for mount and prefix with F for their lens. The latter symbol which is Nikon. Really simple, isn't it ?

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Re: Anyone noticed?
« Reply #10 on: February 07, 2019, 23:24:24 »
So, Canon use the same nomenclature for mount and lens, whilst Sony abbreviates to E for mount and prefix with F for their lens. The latter symbol which is Nikon. Really simple, isn't it ?

Yes, the concepts are simple.  But the graphics of "EF" and "FE" are easlily confused by the declining eyesights.   :'(
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Re: Anyone noticed?
« Reply #11 on: February 09, 2019, 11:26:59 »
E ≠ EF ?

'E' is Sony, 'EF' is Canon.

As for the full-frame lenses, Sony is FE and Canon is EF.  More confusing!  :o :o :o

Yep... I meant FE not EF. This is probably 73465th time I confused myself.
https://www.weibo.com/2043836390/HcvBd1rby?s=6cm7D0&type=comment#_rnd1549707793632
Here's the adapter I was talking about. There's also electronics, so changing the aperture shouldn't be a problem. Who knows, maybe they'll figure AF out as well... dare I say, that's like a massive boo to Sony. Sony finally had somewhat of a lineup and here comes the Z mount, appropriating all their lenses.  ::) ::) ::)