Fujifilm Announces Adaptor for M-Mount Lenses
Fujifilm has released details
of its new M-Mount adapter for the Fujifilm X-Pro 1. The adapter allows any of
the hundreds of lenses built for the Leica M-mount system to be used with the
The adapter features electronic contacts allowing the camera body to ‘talk’ to the lens. Following a firmware update to the X-Pro 1 in June, users will be able to create up to six lens profiles to correct for individual lens characteristics including lens distortion, vignetting and ‘colour shading’. Three levels of distortion correction are available to combat barrel distortion and pincushion distortion with users able to select ‘strong’, ‘medium’ or ‘weak’ correction, or none at all.
One of the advantages of the X-Pro 1’s hybrid viewfinder is its ability to display framing guides for different lenses. The Electronic Viewfinder (EVF) and LCD monitor both offer a 100% field of view while the optical viewfinder (OVF) displays a bright frame corresponding to the focal length in use.
Australian pricing was not available at press time however Fujifilm in the US has announced a retail price of US$199.
Users can create up to six lens profiles to correct for individual lens characteristics including lens distortion, vignetting and ‘colour shading’.