OMD & Panalecia 25 1.4 - need adapter??
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cannpope
Registered: Oct 19, 2012
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Country: United States

Do you need an adapter to use the Panalecia 25 1.4 on the OMD? New to the m4/3 system.

Thanks!



mcbroomf
Registered: Mar 18, 2003
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Country: United States

It's an m4/3 lens so no adapter req'd

Mike



cannpope
Registered: Oct 19, 2012
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Country: United States

Thanks!



Jman13
Registered: May 02, 2005
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Just be careful and make sure you get the (less expensive) Micro 4/3 mount Panaleica 25/1.4. There is a 4/3 mount Panaleica 25/1.4, which is also quite good, but more expensive, larger and WOULD require an adapter.



cannpope
Registered: Oct 19, 2012
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Country: United States

The one I'm looking at is $500. It's the Summilux ASPH.



carstenw
Registered: Dec 26, 2005
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I guess you mean the DG Summilux ASPH, not the D Summilux ASPH? Summilux just means f/1.4, and almost all recent Leica lens designs have aspherical elements, including both the 4/3 and Micro-4/3 designs.



cannpope
Registered: Oct 19, 2012
Total Posts: 108
Country: United States

Yea. It's the DG.



carstenw
Registered: Dec 26, 2005
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That one is Micro Four Thirds and works directly on the Olympus OM-D E-M5.



FlyPenFly
Registered: Feb 14, 2011
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Interestingly some people consider the older bigger version to be superior. But I bet it focuses slowly on MfT if at all.

There is more glass in the older one and it covers the same sensor size. Not that I would ever trade mine.



Jman13
Registered: May 02, 2005
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Country: United States

Most tests I've seen show the m4/3 version to be the better lens. It's certainly much smaller too (the 4/3 version is frankly huge).