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Samsung NX body + Canon FD lens


Conversion is entirely possible.

The FD is an SLR system, which leaves ample space for mounting on an NX mirrorless. There's only one tricky part, the aperture control of the FD: this is a ring on the adapter that allows opening and closing the diaphragm of the FD lens independently from the pre-set value (usually marked with OPEN-LOCK). Keep it closed, unless you like to be surprised when taking pictures.

Find your adapter here:

Keep in mind that using a fullframe EF lens will get you a crop factor of 1.6*, because of the APS-C sensor of the NX body, you'll get a pretty high focal length multiplier (you'll get a smaller image frame). Find out more about focal length in this article if you're interested.

The "Canon FD bayonet" may actually refer to three different things, and although these mean no difference in using the adapter, they're worth a mention. The FL bayonet was the predecessor of the FD and could have been fitted on cameras (and adapters) using the FD bayonet lock. The FD bayonet has two versions: FD and nFD. The original FD has a breech lock, which means that only the silver ring on its end of the housing moves when fixing it (it doesn't have a lug, it tightens onto the bayonet lock). In the case of the nFD the whole housing of the lens turns when fixing (similar to a modern EF lens), but the bayonet itself doesn't turn inside the compartment (and has a safety release as well). There are 134 types of FD and 33 types of FL lenses, all of which can be with all kinds of FD adapter rings. Although the Samsung company hasn't announced it officially yet, there were no new bodies or lenses released for the NX system since February 2015. The company also withdrew it from its major markets. This makes the future of the NX unclear, and since there were no newer series released, the system is becoming increasingly rare. Find out more in the wiki. You can read more about the NX receptacle in this article.

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In terms of compatibility, we distinguish four separate categories:

This means that you'll be able to apply the lens on the camera in question with a proper adapter, and full focus range will be available with it (often with aperture control too). If AF is supported, you'll see it in the description.
This means that due to the flange focal depth or other factor this conversion would be normally unfeasible, but with some compromises (e.g. using a speedbooster adapter) can be made possible.
This means that the flange focal depth should make mounting and using inifinty focus possible, but for some reason there are no adapter rings available or other factors make it unviable.
This means that you won't be able to mount your lens due to mechanical incompatibility or the difference in flange focal depth doesn't make inifinity focus possible. Although numerous lenses can be mounted on cameras without infinity focus, but this cannot be considered actual compatibility.

Additional information for compatible variations:

manual focus (on the lens, with its own control ring)
autofocus available (AF controlled by the camera body)
manual aperture control (on the lens, with its own control ring)
automatic aperture control (controlled by the camera body)
speedbooster (focal reducer) adapters are available
macro (variable length) adapters are available
tilt-shift (or other flexible) adapters can be used

If you'd like to read more in-depth about compatiblity, you'll need to get familiar with flange focal depth, see this article.