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View Poll Results: If an inexpensive adapter were availible eliminating Aluminum Foil , would you buy ?
I Dont care / Irrelevant to me 1647.06%
Continue using Aluminum foil or tape on my Takumars 1029.41%
Buy a inexpensive $25 adapter for my Takumars if Availible 617.65%
I use a different method shooting Takumar Lenses 514.71%
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03-09-2018, 01:24 PM - 1 Like   #31
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The data pin needs to be shorted for CIF to work with my m42 taks on both the K-3 and the K-1. I need to get a roll of conductive tape today to make it easier than using aluminum foil.

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QuoteOriginally posted by jbinpg Quote
The data pin needs to be shorted for CIF to work with my m42 taks on both the K-3 and the K-1. I need to get a roll of conductive tape today to make it easier than using aluminum foil.
I suppose Iíll allow them not supporting CIF on 50 year old screwmount lenses.
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QuoteOriginally posted by vonBaloney Quote
I don't think any of my m42s are conductive
Mine aren't, with a single exception. The finish on the base of my black Jupiter-9 is mildly conductive such that sometimes it is detected as having "A" contacts.

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I have a few that might be (is chrome on Jenas and similar conductive?) IF they actually touched the contacts -- all those ones I have like that have the really narrow base and the contacts are totally exposed.

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I only time I use foil is when I want to use catch in focus, which isn't often anymore since I installed a split image focusing screen. I find Av works pretty good most of the time and close enough that a little exposure slider tweak in LR fixes.

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