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#61 Heikki Repo

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 07:38 AM

There are lots of quite cheap Contax & other still lens adapters to C-mount available on Ebay. It might be possible to either add the cylinder over those adapters or to remove the mount from the adapter and fit it on that kind of cylinder. However, keeping the flange focal distance precise enough might be a problem.

 

Les Bosher could make me a Contax to TS adapter, but £220 is a bit too much as the wide angle is so lacking on the Contax side.


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#62 Heikki Repo

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Posted 12 August 2016 - 04:40 PM

Should anyone else encounter flicker problems with their ACL, here's some information on one potential cause and how to fix it:

 

https://eclaircamera...licker-problem/


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#63 Gregg MacPherson

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Posted 13 August 2016 - 02:07 AM

Heiki,  can you show us a pho where you point to the "square hole" that's leaking light.


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#64 Gregg MacPherson

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Posted 13 August 2016 - 05:21 AM

Sorry,  my typo,  that was "a photo".


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#65 Heikki Repo

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Posted 13 August 2016 - 09:49 AM

CRW_0149.jpg

 

Spot the hole :)

 

This is an old photo, the leak has been repaired.


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