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Olympus LC-37C Auto Open Lens Cap for M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ Lens (Black)

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Olympus LC-37C Auto Open Lens Cap for M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ Lens (Black)
Key Features
  • Protects Front Element of Lens
  • Opens Automatically--No Need for Removal
The black LC-37C Auto Open Lens Cap from Olympus protects the front element of your M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ lens against scratches, dings, dust, dirt and moisture when not in use. The cap opens automatically when the camera is powered on, allowing you to shoot without removing it, thus saving you a step and helping to ensure that you don't misplace or lose your cap. It will also close automatically when the camera is powered off.
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Olympus LC-37C Overview

The black LC-37C Auto Open Lens Cap from Olympus protects the front element of your M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ lens against scratches, dings, dust, dirt and moisture when not in use. The cap opens automatically when the camera is powered on, allowing you to shoot without removing it, thus saving you a step and helping to ensure that you don't misplace or lose your cap. It will also close automatically when the camera is powered off.

UPC: 050332187184

Olympus LC-37C Specs

TypeFront
Size37 mm
Attachment MethodSnap-On
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.1 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)4.35 x 3.35 x 1.9"

Olympus LC-37C Reviews

Works like a charm!

By Mark
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-08-29

This works really well, and keeps me from fishing all pockets looking for the lens cap, or dropping it in the dirt. Opens and closes on it's own without electronic connection to the lens. I wish I had one for other lenses I own.

Pretty cool little lens cover

By Bevi
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-11-19

What you don't see in the photo is that the cap's opening is usually closed, and opens automatically to what the photo shows when the camera is turned on. The lens itself is Olympus' little pancake lens for the OM series. Once you screw this cap onto the lens' threads, it's in position and works as described. Automatically opens when the camera is turned on, closes when it turns off. Has a very low height once installed and since it's screwed onto the lens, I don't have to worry about it popping off when the camera is in my bag or pocket. Really nice idea. Would love to see this on all my lenses!

Auto open lens cap just works!

By Alan
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-09-30

Simple, effective, turn the camera on, lens opens and lens cap opens. Elegant!

Ingenious!

By Baron
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-03-04

This auto lens cap is amazing! When mounted on my PEN-F, this lens and cap combo turns the camera into a super convenient, high quality walkaround camera. The lens is great—what a great little pancake for most purposes, quite sharp and super compact. The cap is ingenious: it has a couple tiny little nubs protruding from the rear surface, and when the camera powers on, the lens extends and relieves the pressure on these levers, allowing the cap's iris to spring open. When powered off, the retraction of the lens flips the leaves back into place and covers the lens. It works just like a lot of point-and-shoot cameras. As other reviewers have pointed out, it doesn't work if you add a UV or other filter to the front of your lens, but frankly, this lens isn't a million dollars and is protected enough by the cap. (The alternative is to screw a UV filter in and leave the lens capless, protected only by the filter, which is also a perfectly fine solution.) Everyone who owns this lens should consider this cap, in my opinion.

Works very well, and is useful

By Victor
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-01-28

If you have the lens, you should have the lens cap. It's trivial to install, and is unobtrusive but useful once in place. Turn on the camera, and the lens is immediately uncapped - and vice versa.

Well made but cannot use with filters.

By Martin
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2020-06-18

This is one of those products that is an excellent idea but not well executed. You cannot use the lens cap with any type of filter or it won’t work, That aside, it is well made and does work when it is the only thing screwed onto the lens.

Fun to watch

By James
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-12-19

I have this on the 14 - 42 Olympus pancake lens. It works well and I don't know why it isn't I included with the lens in the first place. Did I say it was fun to watch?

Excellent accessory cap for this specific lens

By Lawrence
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-12-15

The Olympus 12-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ lens is a compact design with a power extension feature when the camera is turned on. Adding this Olympus auto cap further improves the convenience of the lens by eliminating the step of removing the lens cap. It does prevent using add on filters but it detaches easily if that need should arise.

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Does this cap work with the pancake 14-42 mm?

Does this cap work with the pancake 14-42 mm?
Asked by: Edward
Yes, it will work with the 14-42mm pancake lens.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2019-11-15

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does this cap work if screwed onto the thread of a filter?seems a shame if you can't use the automatic protection cap along with a protective uv filter or similar...
Asked by: Anonymous
No, the Olympus LC-37C will not work if placed on the thread of a filter, it will only work when mounted directly on the lens.
Answered by: Jeremy L.
Date published: 2018-08-25

Does this automatic lens cap work when also using ...

Does this automatic lens cap work when also using the Olympus LH-40 Lens Hood for Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm Lens?
Asked by: Derek
NO this only works on the 14-42EZ
Answered by: Olympus America Inc
Date published: 2020-08-05

question

Will this work on a 17mm 1.8?
Asked by: Anonymous
No, but it will work with the older 17mm, the f/2.8. There's a short, wordless YouTube video that shows it working correctly on that lens.
Answered by: Paul
Date published: 2019-01-18

question

Will this work with my ZUIKO DIGITAL 14-42mm 1:3.5-5.6 II R (and not EZ) on my E-ME?
Asked by: Marie S.
As far as I know, the Auto Open Lens Cap will work with any lens of that size, but it will NOT work with any type Filter on your current lens. That, to me, was a negative, but I love the fact that I never have to worry about losing or misplacing my lens cap.They should specify if it will not work on your lens. It seems to function because it is next to the Pancake lens that I have. It might be a good idea to check on their Return Policy.
Answered by: flash963
Date published: 2018-08-25

question

Is it true you cannot use a UV filter on the lens if you this product? Thanks.
Asked by: John
That is correct. However, I must say otherwise it works flawlessly.
Answered by: Serdar A.
Date published: 2018-08-25

question

Will this function on the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ Lens on a E-M5?
Asked by: Anonymous
It should - it is the lens powering down that works it. I have mine on a PL-3 and it works fine It should work on any PEN or OMD camera
Answered by: Peter W.
Date published: 2021-02-03

question

Will it work for the 14-42 IIR lens or only the 14-42 Ez lens? There was a question about this but the answers were not consistent.
Asked by: Hanlu
I'm sorry, but I'm only familiar with the 14-42 Ez lens. But, I really love it. You can't add any filters though.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2018-10-24
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