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#1 David Wright

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Posted 11 November 2008 - 07:53 AM

I am looking for a way to use a Mamiya 645 lens on a RED an wondered if any one had any suggestions. Thanks

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#2 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 11 November 2008 - 08:26 AM

David, while I'm not sure on this it looks like the Mamiya bayonet is closest to a BNCR mount in terms of Flange Focal Dist. I recall also having seen mayima lenses converted to BNCR mounts before as well. Visual Products offers a BNCR mount conversion for the red so that may well be a good place to start looking.

for those interesting, i found this nice little chart of lens FFDs.

http://lens-reviews....ens-Mounts.html
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#3 David Wright

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Posted 11 November 2008 - 08:35 AM

Thanks, I just bought a Mamiya / B4 adapter so would like to have just one lens kit for both camera systems. I shoot wildlife material so most interested in macro and telephoto lenses.

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#4 John Sprung

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Posted 11 November 2008 - 05:25 PM

A google search for ready made adapters came up empty, but maybe somebody knows of a source.

Per that FFD chart, the Mamiya 645 is 63.3 mm, and Red's PL is 52.0 mm. That gives you just a tad bit less than half an inch in which to make an adapter. So, it should be a doable thing. Maybe start with an extension tube for the Mamiya and a PL body cap, and a precision machine shop could put something together.



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#5 Matt Workman

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Posted 13 November 2008 - 10:34 PM

RED - Epik 645
Look into it.
http://www.red.com/epic_scarlet/
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#6 andres victorero

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Posted 17 November 2008 - 12:08 PM

RED - Epik 645
Look into it.
http://www.red.com/epic_scarlet/
:ph34r:


I want one :blink:
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