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NovoflexLeica-R to Canon EOS Body Adapter
 
3.7

(based on 9 reviews)

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88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (5)
  • Lightweight (3)
  • Rugged (3)
  • Strong construction (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/scenery (4)
    • Macro photography (4)
    • Low light (3)
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    3.0

    It works well

    By Mac

    from Monterey, CA

    About Me Professional

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Reliable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday use

      Comments about Novoflex Leica-R to Canon EOS Body Adapter:

      There is very little to this adapter, which doesn't necessarily mean it's not difficult to make, but it is expensive - especially when you consider that you have to fit it to the lens first, and then to the camera. This means that if you need to change lenses quickly, you need an adapter on every lens… I have 5 Leica R lenses, that's a lot of dough...

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      4.0

      adapter adapts firmly

      By Ed

      from Lawrenceville, NJ

      About Me Photography Student

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Consistent Output
      • Durable

      Cons

      • Poor in Low Light

      Best Uses

      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Macro Photography

      Comments about Novoflex Leica-R to Canon EOS Body Adapter:

      The adapter works perfectly. The only issue has nothing to do with the adapter. All focusing must be manual, so your eyesight is the only limiting factor.

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      3.0

      novoflex leica r to canon eos converter

      By tp

      from Johannesburg SA

      About Me Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday use

        Comments about Novoflex Leica-R to Canon EOS Body Adapter:

        This is a good product....i am however dissapointed to discover that it does not accept all the leica R lenses...eg 21mm 24mm and others as the mirror on the 5D hits the back element and is unusable. It fits well and there is no play in the mount. I wish Novoflex would inform us of this

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        2.0

        Too expensive for what it is doing.

        By Near Sighted Sam

        from Brooklyn, NY

        About Me Pro Photographer

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        Pros

        • Rugged

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Novoflex Leica-R to Canon EOS Body Adapter:

            There are other versions of this adapter that will do you just fine. This one cost almost as much as the used R series lens i bought it for.

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            4.0

            I can use my Leica Lenses again

            By Pablo

            from buenos aires

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

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            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Nice Bokeh
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Indoors/Low Light
              • Landscape/Scenery

              Comments about Novoflex Leica-R to Canon EOS Body Adapter:

              I have 3 Leica R lenses , a 28 , a 50 and a 90 and now I can use them with a Canon body and get all the image quality that only Leica can provide.
              You have to use then "old school way", meaning you only can select the M mode.

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              5.0

              Very happy

              By Kwp

              from Seattle, Wa.

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent Output
              • Durable
              • Easily Interchangeable
              • Lightweight
              • Nice Bokeh
              • Rugged
              • Strong Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Indoors/Low Light
                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Macro Photography
                • Night Photography
                • Sports/Action
                • Video
                • Weddings/Events
                • Wildlife Photos

                Comments about Novoflex Leica-R to Canon EOS Body Adapter:

                Great fit,sturdy construction,Great for using Leica Lens,on my Canon 60D, and still use on my R8[without the adapter]. Great results, from my 35-70mm R lens..

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                4.0

                Makes my Leica R lenses useable

                By Producer

                from NY

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • NONE

                  Best Uses

                  • Indoors/Low Light
                  • Landscape/Scenery
                  • Macro Photography
                  • Night Photography
                  • Sports/Action
                  • Video
                  • Weddings/Events
                  • Wildlife Photos

                  Comments about Novoflex Leica-R to Canon EOS Body Adapter:

                  I didn't buy the Leica Digital Modul R before they stopped producing them. This adapter makes it possible to use my R lenses on a Canon digital body. The adaptor is beautifully built - unlike many of the cheaper versions. The lenses fit snugly and firmly. Like all such adapters, it's a compromise - stop down metering only OR focus at full aperture, read the aperture/speed recommended, stop down.

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                  3.0

                  Mechanical perfection

                  By Mantice

                  from GA

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Rugged
                  • Strong Construction

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Novoflex Leica-R to Canon EOS Body Adapter:

                      The adapter is for adapting Leica R lenses to a Canon EOS body. Due to the short MTL distance Canon EOS can adapt wide variety of lenses from other manufacturers. However all the communications between the camera and the lens will be lost and only manual stop-down metering will work.

                      The strength is its mechanical quality - it is probably the adapter that you won't had to worry about separation of pieces, infinity focus, or lose/over tight fit.

                      The weakness is obvious the price - there are many quality adapters out there that work as well on most R lenses at less than 30% of the price. The quality of the Novoflex only evidence on heavy telephotos.

                      Another weakness (may actually be strength sometimes) is that the adapter does not have mimic Canon chip that provide auto-focus confirmation. However most chips are poorly coded and can potentially fried your camera; some may feel better manual focus themselves as well so YMMV.

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                      5.0

                      great product

                      By Neuf

                      from Ontario

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Easy to Use
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Action Shots
                        • Everyday Use
                        • Macro Photography
                        • Studio
                        • Traveling

                        Comments about Novoflex Leica-R to Canon EOS Body Adapter:

                        The adapter works beautifully! I am using it on three R lenses. I would buy two more if it were less expensive.

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