Sick as a parrot. Need to downsize to Micro four thirds. Opinions appreciated

Started Mar 30, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: True, until you put a lens on it.
In reply to Robert Hoy, Apr 1, 2013

Robert Hoy wrote:

TrapperJohn wrote:

The SL1 has a standard Canon APS registration distance, and uses standared Canon EF lenses.

And they are not small or light,

You do not need to use standard EF lenses.  You can use only the smaller and lighter EF-S lenses instead if you really want a small, light SLR.

That doesn't help much. Look at the 17-55/2.8 (645g) compared to the m43 Panasonic 12-35/2.8 (305). It may be lighter than a 24-70/2.8LII (805g), but it's in excess of twice the weight of the m43 working equivalent.

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