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04-28-2014, 03:37 PM   #1
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How's the MZ-7/ MZ-6 for manual focus lens?

Hi, I'm looking to get a mz-7. I have a split screen which I can install into. I'm just worried about the viewfinder. At 0.7 magnification, is seems a little small. Any toughts or experience with using these cameras with mf lenses?

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A .7x film viewfinder is still bigger than an APS-C viewfinder, but I'd recommend getting something along the lines of a Super Program or ME Super if you really want to get into manual focus, as those cameras have even bigger viewfinders.

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04-28-2014, 04:56 PM   #3
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Thanks. The reason I'm looking to this camera is because it has full supprt for all lenses in terms of metering. So I was thinking like, 1 size fits all I've got a Super Program already. But it would be nice if I had an af body that can mf occasionally too. My current Mz-50 can't really support K & M lenses.
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I have an MZ-L (MZ-6) and it's decent for manual focus, but not great.
You get used to it and it will work fine.
Another option would be the Z-1/PZ-1 or Z-1p/PZ-1p. It has a much better finder, and retains support of all lenses.


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