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  Topic: Contax 24-85mm CONVERTED
AX-fan

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PostForum: Buy and Sell   Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2015 4:08 am   Subject: Contax 24-85mm CONVERTED
Still for sale? Still the same price?
  Topic: FS Converted Contax 24-85 F3.5-4.5 Only $795!
AX-fan

Replies: 3
Views: 9995

PostForum: Buy and Sell   Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2015 4:04 am   Subject: FS Converted Contax 24-85 F3.5-4.5 Only $795!
Still available? PM me if it is.
  Topic: ** NOW SOLD ** 24-85 Converted
AX-fan

Replies: 3
Views: 6402

PostForum: Buy and Sell   Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2015 6:54 am   Subject: ** NOW SOLD ** 24-85 Converted
flickr link is 'broken' ?

still available?

shipping from Oz?
  Topic: Manual Focusing with Contax N
AX-fan

Replies: 1
Views: 4355

PostForum: Sony NEX Discussions   Posted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 8:55 am   Subject: Manual Focusing with Contax N
I am not Conurus. But I'll try to answer a few of your questions

1) AF/MF - the aperture ring is not used as an aperture ring (for all intents and purposes) in conventional use on a converted lens. ...
  Topic: Broken Lens sent in 8 months ago Please advise !!!
AX-fan

Replies: 19
Views: 22926

PostForum: Contax N to Canon EF Mount Conversion   Posted: Mon Mar 17, 2014 6:11 am   Subject: Broken Lens sent in 8 months ago Please advise !!!
Conurus's strength is the quality of their work. They've converted a number of my lenses and I've been very pleased with the results.


Their less strong quality is their ability to communicate tim ...
  Topic: Contax N 24-85mm Zeiss Len with Canon EOS autofocus for sale
AX-fan

Replies: 4
Views: 5359

PostForum: Buy and Sell   Posted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 7:46 am   Subject: Contax N 24-85mm Zeiss Len with Canon EOS autofocus for sale
Check PM… sent you a PM but have not yet rec'd a response.
  Topic: Conurus: Best way to maintain a Conurus lens?
AX-fan

Replies: 2
Views: 8152

PostForum: Contax N to Canon EF Mount Conversion   Posted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 7:45 am   Subject: Conurus: Best way to maintain a Conurus lens?
With the upcoming 'deadline' next year of Contax's official termination of long term support for their Contax AF N/645 lenses, the critical questions are:

1) what to do if the lens fails after the ...
  Topic: [Image thread] Makro-Sonnar 100/2.8
AX-fan

Replies: 34
Views: 180903

PostForum: Contax N to Canon EF Mount Conversion   Posted: Sat Dec 21, 2013 9:45 am   Subject: [Image thread] Makro-Sonnar 100/2.8
Actually the body is canon extender EF 1.4X II but glass is contax mutarII 1.4x.
I replaced canon glass with zeiss glass with just a little modification(off cause we can't reverse back) that mutarII ...
  Topic: Compatibility with new sony mirrorless A7R?
AX-fan

Replies: 6
Views: 7908

PostForum: Sony NEX Discussions   Posted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 12:42 am   Subject: Compatibility with new sony mirrorless A7R?
Would our beautiful lenses be AF compatible with the new Sony A7/A7R?
  Topic: Broken Lens sent in 8 months ago Please advise !!!
AX-fan

Replies: 19
Views: 22926

PostForum: Contax N to Canon EF Mount Conversion   Posted: Thu Oct 03, 2013 7:36 am   Subject: Broken Lens sent in 8 months ago Please advise !!!
Conurus is still around. I have made contact a couple of weeks ago on account of my own concern wrt one of my own lenses.

Conurus has not run away with our lenses.

My impression is that there ...
  Topic: 50/1.4 focus speed/attributes on 5D2
AX-fan

Replies: 6
Views: 9193

PostForum: Contax N to Canon EF Mount Conversion   Posted: Tue May 21, 2013 4:47 am   Subject: 50/1.4 focus speed/attributes on 5D2
I would, taking a wild guess, wonder if it has anything to do with the inherent 'slowness' of the ultrasonic AF motors compared to the Canon breed.

I have no idea exactly how Canon's lenses work, ...
  Topic: 50/1.4 focus speed/attributes on 5D2
AX-fan

Replies: 6
Views: 9193

PostForum: Contax N to Canon EF Mount Conversion   Posted: Mon May 20, 2013 8:03 am   Subject: 50/1.4 focus speed/attributes on 5D2
Out of curiousity then, what is it about either the conversion or the lenses that prevent live view contrast detection working as a focus mechanism with a converted Contax lens?
  Topic: 50/1.4 focus speed/attributes on 5D2
AX-fan

Replies: 6
Views: 9193

PostForum: Contax N to Canon EF Mount Conversion   Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 7:27 am   Subject: 50/1.4 focus speed/attributes on 5D2
Conurus,

In comparison to the other Contax primes and zooms, how 'fast' and 'accurate' would conurus consider the 50/1.4 when it come to focussing speed on a 5D2? I know we have talked about this ...
  Topic: Where is my lens ?
AX-fan

Replies: 7
Views: 16115

PostForum: Lounge   Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2013 9:18 am   Subject: Where is my lens ?
I have dealt with Conurus for all of my lenses and have found them to be nothing but expertly proficient at their ability to convert the N lenses into something I can use with joy on my Canons.

Wha ...
  Topic: No response to emails from Conurus?
AX-fan

Replies: 2
Views: 9134

PostForum: Lounge   Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2012 3:00 pm   Subject: No response to emails from Conurus?
Conurus is around… I've seen that one of my lenses has gone from 'no status' to 'converted' over the period of a few weeks recently.

I imagine that Conurus is simply hugely busy right now since it ...
 
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