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Olympus OM-1 Upgrade Investigation

by dgroszek / January 29, 2009 7:55 PM PST

Feeling the need to finally get a DSLR. This podcast helped drive that too, anyway, Back in the day I used the Olympus OM-1. I liked its small size as I would mount it on a telescope. I would like to keep using the lenses I already have for it (55mm). Anybody have a suggestion for me on which DSLR could use these? (and SHOULD I use them since they are totally dumb)... ALSO I want a DSLR that can do Time Lapse. All help appreciated. TIA

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Any Olympus DSLR
by kalel33-20416052469708587370302374692233 / January 29, 2009 9:20 PM PST

But you'd have to buy an OM adapter for $100 and there are some other problems

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by dgroszek / February 2, 2009 8:39 PM PST
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I was starting to check dpreview for details on a new Olympus DSLR and noticed they went from the 55mm 'thread' on the lens mount to a 58mm. I have to double check but I think this will wreck my idea of using my old lenses and telecscope adapters - Then again, I suppose that is the $100 OM adapter you are speaking about. May be cool anyway. Do Nikon or Canon have adapters for the Zukio (OM) lenses?

Any ideas on the Time lapse feature? Thanks a bunch

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Time Lapse
by snapshot2 Forum moderator / February 3, 2009 7:41 AM PST
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