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Re: New EdMika FDn-EOS mount swap kit launch. It fits more than one lens!
« Reply #15 on: September 20, 2012, 05:23:03 AM »
Perfect! The part disassembled 50mm f/1.2 sitting next to me might get some non-macro action on a camera yet...
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Re: New EdMika FDn-EOS mount swap kit launch. It fits more than one lens!
« Reply #15 on: September 20, 2012, 05:23:03 AM »

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Re: New EdMika FDn-EOS mount swap kit launch. It fits more than one lens!
« Reply #16 on: September 21, 2012, 09:13:14 AM »
Hey Ed, just wondering how the progress on the FD 85mm f1.2l kit is?
I've been eyeing this FD50L and FD85L deal here locally that no one here is interested in, really lucky ahaha ;D

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Re: New EdMika FDn-EOS mount swap kit launch. It fits more than one lens!
« Reply #17 on: September 21, 2012, 03:58:56 PM »
I'm working on the EdTraveller for the 85 1.2 L and 50 1.2 L and 85 1.2 Aspherical lenses this weekend actually.  They may launch sooner than later.

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Re: New EdMika FDn-EOS mount swap kit launch. It fits more than one lens!
« Reply #18 on: September 21, 2012, 05:13:06 PM »
Any chance of the FD 20mm f2.8 fitting an EOS mount?
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Re: New EdMika FDn-EOS mount swap kit launch. It fits more than one lens!
« Reply #19 on: September 21, 2012, 05:20:49 PM »
Any chance of the FD 20mm f2.8 fitting an EOS mount?

Because the iron ring on the 20 2.8 is missing screws and holes it would be extremely difficult.  I'm working with Jim Buchanan (world famous lens conversion services specialist) on some stuff and perhaps he could overcome this issue with a soldered on solution.  People would have to send their lenses in to him for the adaptation though.

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Re: New EdMika FDn-EOS mount swap kit launch. It fits more than one lens!
« Reply #20 on: September 21, 2012, 05:30:32 PM »
Any chance of the FD 20mm f2.8 fitting an EOS mount?

Because the iron ring on the 20 2.8 is missing screws and holes it would be extremely difficult.  I'm working with Jim Buchanan (world famous lens conversion services specialist) on some stuff and perhaps he could overcome this issue with a soldered on solution.  People would have to send their lenses in to him for the adaptation though.
Okay, thanks ontarian.
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Re: New EdMika FDn-EOS mount swap kit launch. It fits more than one lens!
« Reply #21 on: September 22, 2012, 01:13:16 PM »
I'm working on the EdTraveller for the 85 1.2 L and 50 1.2 L and 85 1.2 Aspherical lenses this weekend actually.  They may launch sooner than later.
YES! Sounds great ;D Thanks Ed

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Re: New EdMika FDn-EOS mount swap kit launch. It fits more than one lens!
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Re: New EdMika FDn-EOS mount swap kit launch. It fits more than one lens!
« Reply #22 on: September 29, 2012, 12:30:05 AM »
I just finished converting my old FD 50mm 1.4 to an EF mount using the new EdMika Canon FDn-EOS adapter kit.  http://www.ebay.ca/itm/170911278282?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649#ht_2239wt_1344

The conversion process is quite easy to do for the average person but you really should watch the how-to video first.   EdMika FDn-EOS kit instructions  The video is 12:21 and that is about how long it took me to do the entire conversion.

The kit consists of a really nice precision machined brass mount (fitted with a black sleeve to prevent light scattering) and a small machined peice of brass that is used to engage the aperture control after the old mount is removed.  The mount comes equipped with a "Dandelion" fully programable Auto-Focus confirmation chip. Also included is a EF lens cap.

Here are some photos of the lens after conversion to the EF mount. There is a small indentation for a "lens Mount Index". (mounting alignment mark). I dabbed a bit of red paint on it so it is easier to spot. 











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Re: New EdMika FDn-EOS mount swap kit launch. It fits more than one lens!
« Reply #23 on: September 29, 2012, 12:31:11 AM »
I think this FDn 50mm 1.4 is one of the sharpest lenses ever produced and it even wide open at f/1.4 it produces excellent images...........

All wide open at f/1.4







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Re: New EdMika FDn-EOS mount swap kit launch. It fits more than one lens!
« Reply #24 on: September 29, 2012, 12:31:37 AM »
More at f/1.4











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Re: New EdMika FDn-EOS mount swap kit launch. It fits more than one lens!
« Reply #25 on: July 13, 2013, 02:21:55 PM »
This is why I make mount swap kits, not quite adapters but replacement mounts.  This brings those great lenses back to play in EOS for us Canon fanboys.

-Ed Mika

And long may it continue.

EDIT. Oh dear, more verification and finding codes from site information, still this time it won't take as long....

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Re: New EdMika FDn-EOS mount swap kit launch. It fits more than one lens!
« Reply #25 on: July 13, 2013, 02:21:55 PM »