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VelloM42 Mount Lens to Canon EOS Camera Adapter
 
4.9

(based on 20 reviews)

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    (18)

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Pros

  • Easy to use (17)
  • Durable (12)
  • Compact (6)
  • Lightweight (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/scenery (8)
    • Wildlife photos (5)
    • Sports/action (3)
    • Video (3)
    • Weddings (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (8), Semi-pro photographer (8)
      • Was this a gift?:
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    5.0

    Very nicely made product

    By kaybee

    from British Columbia

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy to Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Vello M42 Mount Lens to Canon EOS Camera Adapter:

        Yay! - I can use my old Takumar Pentax lenses - glad I didn't get rid of them. This adapter works well. It is a bit heavy but it's beautifully finished.Just be aware that it is all-metal. Mounted on the EF adapter for my EOS-M, it caused an error message and stopped the shutter from firing. I fixed it by applying a layer of tape to the inner flange in the area of the contacts, so it wouldn't short-out the contact pins. It now works very nicely with my old manual lenses.

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        5.0

        Works & Very Solid

        By iansonofjohn

        from Sudbury Ontario Canada

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy to Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Vello M42 Mount Lens to Canon EOS Camera Adapter:

            This adaptor worked perfectly to put some old M42 glass on my Canon 5D3. I had originally gone with an autofocus confirming cheapo one from @ which did not work. This one is a very solid hunk of metal. Feels very tight and does what it is supposed to. It does not have an electronic component so there is no focus confirming which may be an issue for some people.

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            5.0

            Well made product

            By BraHe

            from Los Angeles, CA

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Vello M42 Mount Lens to Canon EOS Camera Adapter:

                Nice tight fit no play at all when mounted on the camera and easy to install. I used this to mount my old Yashica lenses on my 6D with great results.

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                5.0

                Great device

                By Tom Atlanta

                from 35 miles north of Atlanta, GA

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy to Use
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Vello M42 Mount Lens to Canon EOS Camera Adapter:

                    Bought this adapter to see if I could use some of my old 35mm camera lenses (vivitar, etc) on my Canon T3i. YES! For $ I went from having 3 lenses to 11 - including some really good range ones like a 50-135mm zoom and a wide angle 20mm lens. Bought three more of these adapters after I realized how well it works.

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                    5.0

                    Perfect focus with vintage Zeiss + EOS D

                    By Jesús Piñeiro V.

                    from Caracas, VENEZUELA

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Compact
                    • Durable
                    • Easy to Use
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Astrophotography
                      • Family Photos
                      • Landscape/Scenery
                      • Sports/Action
                      • Travel
                      • Wildlife Photos

                      Comments about Vello M42 Mount Lens to Canon EOS Camera Adapter:

                      Perfect focus with vintage Zeiss Aus Jena MC Flektogon 2.4/35 (M42) mounted on Canon EOS 50D
                      Perfect adjust between lens to adapter and adapter to EOS Camera Body
                      High grade finished
                      The old lens work very good on Digital Camera in Av mode.

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                      5.0

                      The Very Best Service

                      By Sam

                      from Shreveport, Louisiana

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

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                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Landscape/Scenery
                          • Sports/Action
                          • Wildlife Photos

                          Comments about Vello M42 Mount Lens to Canon EOS Camera Adapter:

                          I have ordered from B & H for nearly 40 years. Visiting the store is like being a kid in a candy
                          store.

                          You have the best product knowledge, computer search and personel to back it all up.
                          It is always a successful pleasure to shop
                          B & H Photo !
                          Thank you,
                          Sam Stroope

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                          5.0

                          Solid adapter

                          By Photog

                          from Chicago

                          Comments about Vello M42 Mount Lens to Canon EOS Camera Adapter:

                          Nice tight for the money. Using it on a long lens with both a 6d and 5d mkII. Much better then the cheap [*]ones.

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                          5.0

                          Worth the money!

                          By Bob the hiker

                          from Houston, MN

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Compact
                          • Easy to Use

                          Cons

                          • Only Manual Lens Adjust

                          Best Uses

                          • Landscape/Scenery
                          • Wildlife Photos

                          Comments about Vello M42 Mount Lens to Canon EOS Camera Adapter:

                          This adapter enabled me to mount my 300mm f4 Takumar lens purchased
                          years ago onto my Canon 7d digital SLR camera. The adapter screws onto the threaded base of the lens, then engages and couples with the camera lens
                          mounting receptacle. Who says you can't put a square peg in a round hole!
                          This adapter basically lets you do that.

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                          5.0

                          Very nice adapter

                          By Bonyo

                          from Charleston

                          Comments about Vello M42 Mount Lens to Canon EOS Camera Adapter:

                          Perfect for my Helios 44-2 lens. Love it.

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                          4.0

                          Canon EOS lens adapter

                          By doremus

                          from central NJ

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

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                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Easy to Use
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                          • Hard To See Lens F Stop

                          Best Uses

                          • Landscape/Scenery
                          • Wildlife Photos

                          Comments about Vello M42 Mount Lens to Canon EOS Camera Adapter:

                          I use the adapter to mount a 200mm lens with a Pentax screw mount to my Canon 50D. It is easy to connect and disconnect. It enables me to use a very old but excellent lens that had languished in a camera bag.
                          I cannot use any of the auto features of the camera. I can only use manual, but that is the way I used the lens with my 35mm SLR.

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                          5.0

                          AWESOME and a tight fit

                          By Caley

                          from Austin TX

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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                          Pros

                          • Compact
                          • Durable
                          • Easy to Use
                          • Good Video Quality
                          • Great Picture Quality
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                          • None

                          Best Uses

                          • Family Photos
                          • Landscape/Scenery
                          • Sports/Action
                          • Travel
                          • Underwater
                          • Weddings/Events
                          • Wildlife Photos

                          Comments about Vello M42 Mount Lens to Canon EOS Camera Adapter:

                          I found an old Super Takumar Telephoto lens that did not fit the EF mount on my Canon. So doing some research I found this, and allow me to tell you that it does the job well. There is no bleeding light coming in through where the mount meets the lens. Perfect fit.

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                          5.0

                          Fun.

                          By Lex

                          from Detroit, MI

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Easy to Use

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Landscape/Scenery

                            Comments about Vello M42 Mount Lens to Canon EOS Camera Adapter:

                            Lets me mount Takumar MC lenses to my Canon 60D. Using vintage lenses on a modern camera is pretty fun. Very solid steel construction, mates perfectly with both the EOS bayonet and M42 threads. Provides a very interesting look, with more green and blue saturation than many modern lenses. Worth it just to broaden your horizons a bit. Grab this, and a cheap, used, M42 lens, and kick it old school for a while.

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                            5.0

                            Solid adapter

                            By Dave

                            from Los Angeles, CA

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Pros

                            • Durable
                            • Easy to Use

                            Cons

                            • Alignment Off

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Vello M42 Mount Lens to Canon EOS Camera Adapter:

                              Solid construction and fit perfectly. Found it easier to attach by screwing into the lens first, then the camera. Only downside is the alignment is slightly off, the center point for the focus and aperature rings is slightly to the right. Not a huge deal, but slightly annoying.

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                              5.0

                              Very nice!

                              By KMC

                              from CT

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Pros

                              • Easy to Use

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Vello M42 Mount Lens to Canon EOS Camera Adapter:

                                  Wow! This is a solid, quite substantial and, compared with other make adapters, somewhat heavy piece of metal. It fit my Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 50mm f/1.4 like a glove. It also fit well to my camera. If you have one of these old Takumar lenses, you need this adapter.

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                                  5.0

                                  Great Adapter

                                  By Jake Stockman

                                  from NY

                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Compact
                                  • Durable
                                  • Easy to Use
                                  • Lightweight
                                  • Solid

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about Vello M42 Mount Lens to Canon EOS Camera Adapter:

                                      It does exactly what it is supposed to plus solid build it is definitely worth the money. I use it with a 55mm asahi super-takumar f2.8

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                                      5.0

                                      Solid Build

                                      By Bill

                                      from Kelseyville, CA

                                      About Me Pro Photographer

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                                      Pros

                                      • Durable
                                      • Easy to Use

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Landscape/Scenery
                                        • Video
                                        • Weddings/Events

                                        Comments about Vello M42 Mount Lens to Canon EOS Camera Adapter:

                                        There is no give where the lens meets the camera, which had been a problem with cheaper adapters. This is a very well built product

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                                        5.0

                                        Great Buy!

                                        By Urban Forest Media

                                        from Maryland

                                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Durable
                                        • Easy to Use

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                            Comments about Vello M42 Mount Lens to Canon EOS Camera Adapter:

                                            Solid construction and works perfectly. Definitely would recommend this product!

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                                            5.0

                                            Saves thousands

                                            By old geezer

                                            from volcano CA

                                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

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                                            Pros

                                            • Easy to Use

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                                Comments about Vello M42 Mount Lens to Canon EOS Camera Adapter:

                                                allows me to use old, high quality lenses I cannot afford to replace on new Canon camera

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                                                • No

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                                                4.0

                                                M42 Mount Lens to Canon EOS Camera Adapt

                                                By Rulez25

                                                from Haledon NJ

                                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                • Compact
                                                • Durable
                                                • Easy to Use

                                                Cons

                                                • Scratches On The Camera

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Landscape/Scenery
                                                • Video
                                                • Weddings/Events

                                                Comments about Vello M42 Mount Lens to Canon EOS Camera Adapter:

                                                It was very useful and fits most of my M42 lens , but it leaves marks on the camera . Other than that great product.

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                                                5.0

                                                Perfect adapter

                                                By TJ Webb

                                                from Clemmons, NC

                                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                • Compact
                                                • Durable
                                                • Easy to Use
                                                • Great Picture Quality
                                                • Lightweight

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Video

                                                  Comments about Vello M42 Mount Lens to Canon EOS Camera Adapter:

                                                  I am using this on my 6D and it is amazing! My favorite lens now is a vintage sears 28mm prime. It fits nice and firm on my camera with no movement.

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