Been wondering about this for a long time

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    idahjo New Member

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    I have had an OM-2 SLR for years now and have several Zuiko lens' for it. Can these lens' be put to use on the newer Olympus digital cameras?
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    I have OM adapters for both my Canon 50D and my Olympus PEN. Of course these lenses do not auto focus (they were never designed for that) but both camera's metering works Ok with these lenses. I am reluctant to use them with my Canon out of concern for mirror clearance. The main drawback to use with the PEN is the 2X crop factor. Which means my OM WA lenses are really normal focal length on my PEN. There are OM adapters for all of the various mirrorless cameras, not just Olympus. OM lenses over about 135mm will need a viewfinder for handholding, due to that crop factor.

    Kelly Cook
     
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    Thanks guys, appreciate the information. :thumbsup: ..Was just checking out the new E-M1... Far cry from my 'Ol OM-2 that took yeoman investigative photos for 20+ years!
     
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    Thanks guys! (I posted an acknowledgement previously but I guess it didn't appear)
     
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