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Panasonic offers Leica M and R mount adapters

May 21, 2009 at 09:09 GMT

Panasonic has announced the DMW-MA2M M-mount adaptor and the DMW-MA3R R-mount adaptor for its Lumix G Micro System. Both Panasonic adaptors allow the use of movable MF assist function, which enlarges a selected area when focusing manually. The new adapters add to the list of third-party adapters designed to attach Leica M or R lenses to the DMC-G1 and DMC-GH1.

Click here to read the compatibility information of Leica M/R lenses

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New Optional Accessories for Lumix G Micro System
M Mount Adaptor DMW-MA2M and R Mount Adaptor DMW-MA3R

May 21, 2009: Panasonic is pleased to announce two new mount adaptors, the M Mount Adaptor DMW-MA2M and R Mount Adaptor DMW-MA3R, to further enhance the photographic experience with cameras from the Lumix G Micro System.

The M Mount Adaptor and R Mount Adaptor are developed under support of Leica Camera AG, making it possible to attach Leica M lenses (DMW-MA2M) or R lenses (DMW-MA3R) on DMC-G1 and DMC-GH1. Users can enjoy outstanding image rendering offered by the combination of high quality Leica lenses and Lumix G cameras that are full of Panasonic's cutting edge digital technologies.

These adaptors also allow users to use the movable MF assist function, which enlarges the selected area when focusing manually.

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R Mount Adaptor DMW-MA3R
M Mount Adaptor DMW-MA2M