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Nikon 1 and D-mount and C-mount lenses
« on: March 11, 2021, 02:44:18 »
anybody here who is knowledgeable about this combination? planning on using Cine-Nikkor lenses :o :o :o

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Re: Nikon 1 and D-mount and C-mount lenses
« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2021, 04:02:06 »
Rick, in case you haven't read articles like this wrt the diameter of the C mount lens barrels...

http://bigstreetguns.com/2016/05/be-careful-when-buying-a-c-mount-adapter-for-m43-and-nikon-1/
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Re: Nikon 1 and D-mount and C-mount lenses
« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2021, 04:05:42 »
Then, FYI, I found this, although it would not be something you are looking for...

https://www.ave.nikon.co.jp/n-eng/catalog/c-nikon1mount1.2x.pdf
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Re: Nikon 1 and D-mount and C-mount lenses
« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2021, 04:19:38 »
that is very 面倒くさい. are there any machine shops here in Tokyo that accepts this kind of work? It is easy to find elsewhere. if not I will have to do it with a dremel. :o :o :o

how about focus magnification? i have read that the J3 will allow that without using the russian chip. ::)
if i cannot do that then it is a bit pointless

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Re: Nikon 1 and D-mount and C-mount lenses
« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2021, 05:00:02 »
that is very 面倒くさい. are there any machine shops here in Tokyo that accepts this kind of work? It is easy to find elsewhere. if not I will have to do it with a dremel. :o :o :o

how about focus magnification? i have read that the J3 will allow that without using the russian chip. ::)
if i cannot do that then it is a bit pointless

I used J1 with Nikkor Ai 300/4.5 and TC-14B via FT-1 adapter.  It only allowed manual mode (no automatic exposure modes or even the manual metering was possible), but I could magnify the image to focus...IIRC.   ::)

Sorry I haven't used any third party dumb adapters with J1 or V1 that I had, but because of the reason mentioned above, I didn't bother to try to use any c-mount lenses.  I did buy a FOTODIOX c to m4/3 adapter whose c-mount part is recessed and accepts a lens up to about 32mm in diameter.
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Re: Nikon 1 and D-mount and C-mount lenses
« Reply #5 on: March 11, 2021, 05:16:38 »
because the Nikon FT-1 has a chip :o :o :o

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Re: Nikon 1 and D-mount and C-mount lenses
« Reply #6 on: March 11, 2021, 10:00:05 »
Well I use the Cine Nikkors with excellent results on my mirrorless camera, as they need a camera
with a short register length. Worked well from 25mm focal lengths onwards. Sold my set later as
I got a darn good offer from an Indy film maker for my set... ;-)
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Re: Nikon 1 and D-mount and C-mount lenses
« Reply #7 on: March 11, 2021, 14:48:29 »
Well I use the Cine Nikkors with excellent results on my mirrorless camera, as they need a camera
with a short register length. Worked well from 25mm focal lengths onwards. Sold my set later as
I got a darn good offer from an Indy film maker for my set... ;-)
whats a good adapter :o :o :o

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Re: Nikon 1 and D-mount and C-mount lenses
« Reply #8 on: March 11, 2021, 19:11:38 »
There are also TV-Nikkors and broadcast Nikkors in the B4 mount. That's not what you had in mind, Rick?

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Re: Nikon 1 and D-mount and C-mount lenses
« Reply #9 on: March 11, 2021, 21:40:22 »
Nikon Z mount has the shortest flange back among the current major mirrorless mounts which is 16mm.  The flange back of c mount is 17.526mm and that of D mount, 12.29mm. Chances may be that a c to Z mount adapter doesn't need to have the c mount to be recessed.

So,you may want to wait for someone to make a c to Z mount adapter and get a Z50.
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Re: Nikon 1 and D-mount and C-mount lenses
« Reply #10 on: March 13, 2021, 15:01:25 »
Nikon Z mount has the shortest flange back among the current major mirrorless mounts which is 16mm.  The flange back of c mount is 17.526mm and that of D mount, 12.29mm. Chances may be that a c to Z mount adapter doesn't need to have the c mount to be recessed.

So,you may want to wait for someone to make a c to Z mount adapter and get a Z50.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/C-mount-lenses-to-Nikon-1-adapter-with-AF-EXP-chip-Gfoto/224314845437
what about this one? do you think the base is wide enough?  :o :o :o
i also bough a C-D adapter ::)

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Re: Nikon 1 and D-mount and C-mount lenses
« Reply #11 on: March 13, 2021, 17:49:08 »
https://www.ebay.com/itm/C-mount-lenses-to-Nikon-1-adapter-with-AF-EXP-chip-Gfoto/224314845437
what about this one? do you think the base is wide enough?  :o :o :o
i also bough a C-D adapter ::)

I’m not sure.  The actual diameter of the recessed part differs from adapter to adapter.  The diameter of Nikon 1 mount seems to be a bit larger than that of m4/3, though.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lens_mount#cnote_A
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Re: Nikon 1 and D-mount and C-mount lenses
« Reply #12 on: March 13, 2021, 18:14:55 »
Also watch the negative feedback for this ebay seller. The first two I viewed was about the C-mount to Nikon1 adapter that chip was not working.

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Re: Nikon 1 and D-mount and C-mount lenses
« Reply #13 on: March 13, 2021, 22:21:59 »
The 'gofoto' chip is very flimsy, difficult to seat properly, and ever so often fail over time. I had a few of these in the early stages of development and gave rather acerbic feedback to the company.

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Re: Nikon 1 and D-mount and C-mount lenses
« Reply #14 on: March 14, 2021, 01:58:44 »
i wonder...so i wont get any focus magnification without the chip? :o :o :o