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Vello M42 Lens to Nikon F-Mount Camera Lens Adapter

BH #VELANFM42 • MFR #LA-NF-M42
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Vello M42 Lens to Nikon F-Mount Camera Lens Adapter
Key Features
  • M42 Lens to Nikon F Camera
  • 1.4x Multi-Coated Focus Correction Lens
  • Infinity Focus
  • Matte Black Interior
Make the most of your existing collection of M42-mount glass with this Vello Lens Adapter that will allow you to mount these lenses to a Nikon F-mount camera. Precise construction makes it easy to attach these adapted lenses to your camera and keeps it secure during use. Infinity focus is guaranteed, ensuring that you get proper functionality our of all your optics. This is achieved by incorporating an optical 1.4x glass element, and which comes multi coated to minimize the chance for glare and reflections. Additionally, the adapter is made from a durable zinc alloy and features a matte black finish on the inside to reduce the potential for glare and reflections that can negatively impact image quality.
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Vello LA-NF-M42 Overview

Make the most of your existing collection of M42-mount glass with this Vello Lens Adapter that will allow you to mount these lenses to a Nikon F-mount camera. Precise construction makes it easy to attach these adapted lenses to your camera and keeps it secure during use. Infinity focus is guaranteed, ensuring that you get proper functionality our of all your optics. This is achieved by incorporating an optical 1.4x glass element, and which comes multi coated to minimize the chance for glare and reflections. Additionally, the adapter is made from a durable zinc alloy and features a matte black finish on the inside to reduce the potential for glare and reflections that can negatively impact image quality.

Although the lens will fit physically, autofocus, automatic diaphragm (AE metering), and other functions dependent on communication between camera body and lens will be disrupted by the lens adapter. You will need to focus manually, and to set exposures manually or meter in aperture priority (stop-down) mode. Focusing to infinity is retained.

This adapter enables the use of M42 lenses on Nikon F-mount cameras, meaning you can now use your existing stable of lenses on your current camera. It is also very secure, holding the lens in place without any wobble sometimes associated with the adapting process.
Thanks to precise manufacturing, this adapter is guaranteed to provide infinity focus by placing the lens at the correct distance from the sensor. This allows you to make the most of your lenses and doesn't limit you from shooting distant subjects.
Made from a durable zinc alloy, this adapter will withstand many uses and won't wear or break in the way soft brass or cheap plastic would. Also, an internal matte black finish reduces reflections and glare, ensuring your images look sharp and contrasty.
UPC: 847628003972

Vello LA-NF-M42 Specs

Adapter
Camera MountNikon F
Lens MountM42
Electronic CommunicationNo
DisplayNo
Physical
MaterialZinc Alloy
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.15 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)3 x 3 x 1.75"

Vello LA-NF-M42 Reviews

RetroMod

By Ronald
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-06-17

Love the availability to use my old film camera lens on my New digital. It give more opportunities to explore. It is quick and simple to use also has a correction lens to make it proper photo.

Vello M42 Kinda-Sorta works...

By Randall
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2021-12-27

I purchased the Vello M42 lens to Nikon F adapter (LA-NF-M42) to enable my use of some of my older M42 vintage lens that I have on hand to be used with my Nikon DSLR cameras. Of course, these lens are used in the manual mode (manual everything) as expected. What I like: The adapter can be mounted onto the camera body allowing you to quickly screw on, or off the applicable lens as desired. With most lens, you can use widest aperture and focus with no problems. What I don't like: Some lens cannot be used (apparently due to internal lens design) to achieve focus while the aperture is wide open. However, once past F5.6 (approximately), one can achieve focus and use of the lens, but it does make it difficult at times to use and impossible in lower light settings. I found this to be the case with my 55mm F2.8 lens. Overall: To do it over, I would have purchased a different, less costly, adapter ($9.95 vs $29.95) to enable use of vintage lens.

Want speed? Want bokeh? You don't want this

By Matt
Rated 1 out of 5
Date: 2020-06-06

Very disappointing. Yes, it fixes the focus range, but it degrades image quality especially the wider open you go. On a 50mm 1.4 Pentax SMC Takumar wide open was unacceptably soft, and it only sharpened up to just OK at around 2.8. The lens is capable of performing pretty well wide open so this really tears a strip off the qualities I bought it for. The adapter's fit and finish are OK, but optically it's a dog. Avoid.

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Will this adapter maintain infinity focus? Does it have the focus correction lens?
Asked by: Ali Mousa Abdulkareem
Yes, the Vello M42 Lens to Nikon F-Mount Camera Lens Adapter will enable you to set your lens to infinity focus and is a 1.4x Multi-Coated Focus Correction Lens.
Answered by: Gradus Support
Date published: 2019-07-01
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