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Diopter Lens Adapter for M bodies

Luis Rives , Apr 06, 2012; 09:00 p.m.

In the early eighties I purchased from Lee Beeder Camera in LA an eyepiece adapter that accepted Nikon diopter lenses. The adapter then threaded into the viewfinder lens on the M body. Lee Beeder is no longer in business, so does anyone know whether an adapter like this is available from another manufacturer? Thank you for your info.

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John Shriver , Apr 06, 2012; 10:14 p.m.

I'm sure SK Grimes could machine one. But it might be cheaper to pay the extra cost for the genuine Leica diopters.

Fred Rosenberg , Apr 06, 2012; 10:53 p.m.

Luis,
I have a -.5 Leica diopter. Could you use that one?
Fred

Alex S. , Apr 06, 2012; 10:56 p.m.

I second the motion. Get the Leica diopter. The Zeiss-Ikon (ZM) and all Voigtlander cameras can take Nikon diopters.

Mukul Dube , Apr 07, 2012; 01:10 p.m.

Don Goldberg sent me a small threaded frame into which I had my optician cut and glue a glass lens. It was on my M3 and now is on my M6. If you can get something of the kind, I shall be happy to have a lens fitted in it.

Luis Rives , Apr 12, 2012; 08:29 p.m.

Fred, I need a -4, which is what the nikon lens on the Beeder adapter holds, or a -3, such as the Leica one that I purchased about 4 months ago. I was expensive, $95, but I suspect that I could not have something made for less than that. I need another one and may just have to buy the Leica type, in spite of the price.

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