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05-09-2016, 11:09 PM   #1
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Ricoh gr 2 help please

Please i need help,


I was wondering if accessories like gw-1 and GH-1 are compatible with GR 2 2015 can they be used at all on this camera. Found them as a good deal but do not know if they will work / operate at all with Ricoh GR2 ?

Thanks, please anyone with experience on this.

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I believe the accessories you mentioned are for the GRD I and GRD II.

For the GR/GR II you'll want the GV-1/GV-2 (viewfinders) and GW-3 (wide conversion lens). The old viewfinders can probably be used too, if you don't mind a slight discrepancy in angle of view.

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I know gw-3 is ment for gr2 but my question whatever old version gw-1 and gh1 hood will work with gr 2 2015?
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QuoteOriginally posted by FL81 Quote
I know gw-3 is ment for gr2 but my question whatever old version gw-1 and gh1 hood will work with gr 2 2015?
No, the older extension tube will not work on the GR or GR2 - the thread is smaller. You need the newest hood. It's possible to use the older conversion lenses but you'll get some very soft edges and vignetting at best. I occasionally use the GT-1 mounted on my GR via GH-3 and a step-down ring - it's fun to use but is definitely noticeable (extreme softness around the edges) at wider apertures.

Also see this thread. https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/161-ricoh-gr/254240-50mm-conversion-lens-ricoh-gr.html

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