Lens Turbo for Micro 4/3

Mitakon Lens Turbo for M4/3 available now

Info - Mitakon Lens Turbo for M4/3 available now

It's a week of focal reducers it seems. Last week I decided to do a write-up on focal reducers: what they are and how they work. This week Metabones surprised us with their release of the special BMCC and BMPCC editions of the Speed Booster for Blackmagic Camera's. And now it's time to turn our attention to the Mitakon Zhongyi Lens Turbo, since its Micro Four Thirds (M4/3 or MFT) sibling has been released.

[UPDATE April 2014 - Mixed reports are still coming in, buy at your own risk. It fits for some, it doesn't for others.]

The new Mitakon Lens Turbo is a Nikon to M4/3 adapter, just like the Metabones Speed Boosters and (most likely) just like the upcoming Fotodiox Vizelex Light Cannons. It has a focal reduction factor of 0.726x and will increase your aperture by 1-stop.

Best of it all? It can be yours for just under $200.- (approx. €146,-), and that includes shipping! There are a few sellers on eBay, but I'd personally recommend MXCamera - they seem to have a particularly good track record.

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