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    Lens Compatibility

    I was wondering if there were any other compatible lenses that will work for my E420 body, besides the Zuiko and Olympus lenses???
    Olympus Evolt E-420,
    Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5/5.6
    Zuiko 40-150mm F4/5.6
    Zuiko 50mm F/1.8
    Vivitar 75-300mm F4/5.6
    Promaster Spectrum 7 2x teleconverter
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    Re: Lens Compatibility

    Sigma is the only other option I know of. If you don't mind manual focus almost anything else can be used with an adapter. Lots of old om glass.
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    Re: Lens Compatibility

    Thanx for the input.. I'm going research Sigmas.
    Olympus Evolt E-420,
    Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5/5.6
    Zuiko 40-150mm F4/5.6
    Zuiko 50mm F/1.8
    Vivitar 75-300mm F4/5.6
    Promaster Spectrum 7 2x teleconverter
    I <3 Bokeh

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    Re: Lens Compatibility

    Check Adorama. They have pretty much all the glass and about the best prices too.
    I am like Barney Fife, I have a gun but Andy makes me keep the bullet in my pocket..

    Sony a99/a7R

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    Re: Lens Compatibility

    Thanx..

    any other lens besides sigma??
    Olympus Evolt E-420,
    Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5/5.6
    Zuiko 40-150mm F4/5.6
    Zuiko 50mm F/1.8
    Vivitar 75-300mm F4/5.6
    Promaster Spectrum 7 2x teleconverter
    I <3 Bokeh

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    Re: Lens Compatibility

    None that I know of.
    I am like Barney Fife, I have a gun but Andy makes me keep the bullet in my pocket..

    Sony a99/a7R

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    Re: Lens Compatibility

    look at four-thirds.org, they list most of the lenses for the four thirds platform, you can even get some OM lens from olympus (http://www.mir.com.my/rb/photography...uiko/index.htm) they can be used with 420 with an adapter, u will lose auto focus with that.

    If you want auto focus then you have to stick with Oly and Sigma, otherwise any legacy or other lens will work.
    Olympus E-5
    Olympus Zuiko Digital Ed 14-35mm F2.0 Swd
    Olympus Zuiko Digital Ed 50-200mm F2.8-3.5
    Olympus Zuiko Digital Ed 12-60mm F2.8/4.0 Swd
    Olympus Zuiko Digital Ed 7-14mm F4.0
    Sigma 30mm F1.4
    Olympus FL-50R Flash

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    Re: Lens Compatibility

    Thanks a lot. That's perfect, I want to do more manual focusing anyway.
    Olympus Evolt E-420,
    Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5/5.6
    Zuiko 40-150mm F4/5.6
    Zuiko 50mm F/1.8
    Vivitar 75-300mm F4/5.6
    Promaster Spectrum 7 2x teleconverter
    I <3 Bokeh

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    Re: Lens Compatibility

    Also, look at samyang, they released couple of lens (85mm f1.4, 8mm f3.5)

    i havent seen any reviews but for the cost, they might be interesting set of lens. they are sold on ebay
    Olympus E-5
    Olympus Zuiko Digital Ed 14-35mm F2.0 Swd
    Olympus Zuiko Digital Ed 50-200mm F2.8-3.5
    Olympus Zuiko Digital Ed 12-60mm F2.8/4.0 Swd
    Olympus Zuiko Digital Ed 7-14mm F4.0
    Sigma 30mm F1.4
    Olympus FL-50R Flash

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    Re: Lens Compatibility

    Awesome. Thanx
    Olympus Evolt E-420,
    Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5/5.6
    Zuiko 40-150mm F4/5.6
    Zuiko 50mm F/1.8
    Vivitar 75-300mm F4/5.6
    Promaster Spectrum 7 2x teleconverter
    I <3 Bokeh

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    Re: Lens Compatibility

    Ok, so I have my eye on a OM 50mm f1.8. So i would need and adapter. My question is what adapter do i need. I see many different types out there. I dont want to purchase the wrong one and my lens not fit.

    Body is a E420 with a OM 50mm lense..

    Thanx in advance.. I would like to have this by christmas hopefully..
    Olympus Evolt E-420,
    Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5/5.6
    Zuiko 40-150mm F4/5.6
    Zuiko 50mm F/1.8
    Vivitar 75-300mm F4/5.6
    Promaster Spectrum 7 2x teleconverter
    I <3 Bokeh

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