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Re: BH2 BHS MTV

#31 Post by MichaelG. » Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:33 am

mrsonchus wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 3:44 am
This looks like the Nikon F equivalent to the Canon?
Very interesting ... I confess that I am bewildered

I can see no mention of optics in the description, but I think these adapters include a weak negative lens element [which would make them not ‘simple’ per my original note]

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Re: BH2 BHS MTV

#32 Post by MichaelG. » Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:11 am

Update: Having failed here:
https://fotodioxpro.com/products/om35-nikf-pro

Strangely ... I found the text I was looking-for on Walmart’s page
This Fotodiox lens mount adapter is made with high standard precision. It's all metal design and polished surface is designed to guarantee smooth mounting and long lasting experiences. This Adaptor has a built-in 1.4x Multi-Coated Focus Correction lens to adjust for infinity focus, the glass element can be removed for macro photography (for instructions on how to remove the glass element click here).
https://www.walmart.com/ip/Fotodiox-Pro ... /352772173

and the referenced documents about the lens are available here:
https://fotodiox.freshdesk.com/support/ ... -adaptors-
[ PDF versions are linked at the bottom of the page ]

Clearly, a 1.4x teleconversion will change the performance of the Olympus optics, and removing the lens would result in an increase to the projection distance ... so we have a ‘lose-lose’ situation :(

Nice try though, John ...

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Re: BH2 BHS MTV

#33 Post by Guercini » Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:13 pm

In response to MichaelG'... I don't agree that we have a 'lose-lose' situation here. Removing the lens is great idea. I experimented with the original OM adapter tube modified for Nikon mount. The increased length (about 10mm) did NOT cause any image quality reduction and was still perfectly par-focal with the eyepieces. I worked with both Nikon full frame and APS sensor DSLR cameras and large 4K monitors. I will order one of these (https://www.dealcorner.com/Olympus-Acce ... adapt1.jpg) and let you know how it works. It is only $70. Original OM adapters are very hard to find and very pricey.

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Re: BH2 BHS MTV

#34 Post by MichaelG. » Mon Jan 13, 2020 4:22 pm

Absolutely fine if it works for you :!:

My understanding and [admittedly limited] experience suggests that Olympus very carefully optimised the projection distance, and that any departure from that ‘Goldilocks Zone’ can only have a negative impact on performance.

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Re: BH2 BHS MTV

#35 Post by MichaelG. » Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:52 pm

Guercini wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:13 pm
... I will order one of these (https://www.dealcorner.com/Olympus-Acce ... adapt1.jpg) and let you know how it works. It is only $70. Original OM adapters are very hard to find and very pricey.
Thank you ... I would be very interested.

Also, could I ask you to please tell us the length of that ‘dealcorner’ adapter, for future reference.

Sorry I won’t be able to do any direct comparisons ... I sold my Olympus ‘L’ about 12 months ago.

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Re: BH2 BHS MTV

#36 Post by Guercini » Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:20 pm

I received the adapter from Dealcorner.com this morning. The image quality I see on my 4K monitor is great and par-focal with the eyepieces as far as my eyes can detect. It is about 10cm long.It does not have any optics in it (as expected). It mounts firmly to the my BH2 trinocular head and my DSLR camera.
I am very happy it!

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Re: BH2 BHS MTV

#37 Post by MichaelG. » Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:24 pm

Good result ... Thanks for the info.

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Re: BH2 BHS MTV

#38 Post by thomas.schwarz » Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:33 pm

I followed up on another thread, but fyi here is a perfect connection using original parts for a Bh-2 to Nikon D3300 and parfocal. Thanks to dealcorner.com for the part and the help. The boss there is actually a photo tube expert....
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