Sony E body + L39 lens
COMPATIBLE MF MA MAC
L39 rangefinder lenses are 100% compatible with NEX cameras.
Adapters are usually fashioned in a similar way: a black housing contains the E-mount lock, while the M39 thread is fixed by bolts in the other end. Loosening them with an Allen key allowsto set the rangedfinder dial into upright position. L39 lenses project a large enough image to cover the fullframe NEX sensor.
Rangefinder lenses tend to have a very short close focus point, but there's an ingenious solution for that. Some special Leica-M adapters are fitted with a flat heliodic threading, which allows to increase the focus distance by a few milimeters. While infinity focus will be lost temporarily, the near point will be closer (the lens will function kinda like a macro lens). Now, the L39 can be easily adapted to Leica M-, so combining both adapters will greatly increase the capabilities of your lens in a very simple manner:The receptacle of certain L39 lenses, like the Jupiter-12 35mm f/2.8, may interfere with the mirror of E cameras' with APS-C sensors, but this rare exception isn't a concern with fullframe E cameras.
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