Reminder: Micro 4/3 Metabones Speed Booster Now Shipping for Leica R & Contax Lenses. By Joe Marine

Posted: 05/27/2013 in Uncategorized

Posted by Joe Marine on May 24, 2013 • 

“Metabones delayed the MFT Speed Booster for Micro 4/3 mounts earlier in the year, and it wasn’t clear when we might see the final version, even though a few pre-release adapters have been going out to different reviewers. If you’re a Leica R or Contax owner, however, you’re in luck, as Metabones has just started to ship the adapter for those particular lenses.

These Leica R and Contax (which includes Zeiss) lenses are fully manual, so that means they don’t need electronic controls, just a simple mechanical adapter. With the Speed Booster, these become effectively wider and faster. Here’s a little bit from Metabones on the MFT adapter:”

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