conurus Forum Index conurus
smart adapters and lens mount conversions
 
 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 

Smart adapter electronic parts

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    conurus Forum Index -> Feature Enhancement Requests
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
VVitruvius



Joined: 21 Apr 2013
Posts: 1
Location: Winnipeg

PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 10:13 pm    Post subject: Smart adapter electronic parts Reply with quote

Hi,

I know this was asked a while back but I am still wondering how it might be possible to buy just the chip, wiring, and contacts to contect a modern EF lens to a modern NEX body and/or Micro 4/3 body with controls; power, aperture, focus, IS, EXIF.

I am building a unique custom adapter and it looks like I will have to buy the Metabones smart adapter for $400 just for these parts. Specifically, I need to close down the lens aperture and all the new lenses have better optics but no external aperture ring.

The adapter I am building would be in place of the adapters that have manual aperture controls and it would not allow for such a device to be implamented into the design. So I need to control the lens aperture and that is only available electronicaly.

Once I have a working prototype I will need to find a source for just the electronic parts because it would be far too time consuming and costly to continue this method of buying $400 adapters and throwing most of it away.

Would the electronic parts be for sale at a minimum quantity? Is there a supplier I can contact?

Thanks.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
conurus
Site Admin


Joined: 15 Aug 2006
Posts: 795
Location: Vancouver, Canada

PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 11:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Conurus has an agreement with Metabones to supply the electronic technology exclusively to Metabones. So, unfortunately Conurus will not be able to sell the electronics to anybody else.

If you are inventing a commercially viable product, let's talk together with Metabones. We won't have time to assist anyone on one-offs or hobbyist projects. Thanks for your understanding but we only have limited time and we want to dedicate all of that to our patrons.

_________________
I am a bird and I uncovered the E, EF and N-mount communication protocols!
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic    conurus Forum Index -> Feature Enhancement Requests All times are GMT
Page 1 of 1

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum

RSS Atom

Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2005 phpBB Group

phpBB SEO