View Full Version : MTF services pl mount adapter question

05-24-2011, 04:13 PM
I'm planning on shooting a film mid July with my fs100 (crossing my fingers it comes in soon). I own a DigiOptical 18-50 and a 85mm zeiss cp.2, both are pl mount. My question is - has anyone had any experience with MTF services adapters, and if so, will I be okay without an adapter support underneath it? MTF hasn't released their support yet and I doubt it'll ship before my film. The digioptical is 2.3 lbs. the zeiss is only 2 lbs. Any help would be appreciated.

Ryan Patrick O'Hara
05-24-2011, 04:30 PM
Should be fine. MTF is one of the best in the biz, as far as I'm concerned... also, most adapters can go with much heavier lenses before needing support.

I think you should be fine... especially with the CP.2. Those lenses are super light weight.

Are you sure the Digioptic zoom is only 2.3 lbs?! I guess i've always associated it with Red, and thus RPP's. I don't remember it that light. but I believe you!


^ Jon Fauer, ASC taking a photo with a Leice Summilux-C lens, MTF adapter and Sony E mount NEX5

05-24-2011, 05:56 PM
Thanks for your help! I'm not positive of the exact weight of the digioptical, I got that number from the B&H stats.

05-27-2011, 08:53 AM
If you need an adapter with support take a looke at this one:


Ciecio7 makes really good stuff in reasonable price. I have a bunch of micro 4/3 for my Af100.

He has a website as well where the prices are lower


05-29-2011, 03:55 PM
Just received MTF Nikon to E-Mount Adaptor...so well made. Now i do not mind paying $380 for it.