Question: question about legacy lens

Started Feb 26, 2013 | Discussions thread
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ProfHankD
ProfHankD Veteran Member • Posts: 4,319
Re: Question: question about legacy lens

Bokehmon Trainer wrote:

In regards to legacy lens, will lens such as the c-mount lens allow metering on the nex?

C-mount works just like any other adapted manual lens. The NEX cameras don't have a metering issue with any lens, but you do have to set the camera to enable release without lens.

Note that C-mount lenses are generally intended for MUCH SMALLER sensors. Thus, some vignette so severely that you might get "bad" exposures from averaging over too large an area of the APS-C frame. Setting the metering mode to center/spot will take care of that.

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