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M42 Lens Mount to Nikon F Camera Mount (with Optical Glass)

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Rated 4.7 out of 5
Based on 7 reviews

Combine any M42 mount lens with any Nikon F mount camera body.

$47.00

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Combine any M42 mount lens with any Nikon F mount camera body.

$47.00

DESCRIPTION

Experiment with new lens combinations and pair any M42 mount lens with your Nikon F mount camera.

Our M42-F Lens Mount Adapter is manual so most automatic functions – aperture, autofocus, AE metering and image stabilization – must be adjusted manually. Exposure settings need to be set manually too.

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DELIVERY

Free standard shipping within Canada.

Standard shipping: 3-7 days.
Express shipping: 1-3 days.

Please allow an extra 2 days for regional areas.

RETURNS

30-day returns.

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M42 Lens Mount to Nikon F Camera Mount (with Optical Glass)

New combinations

Utilise different lenses.

Snug fit

Our consciously designed adapters have no light leakage and a secure connection.

Clever details

Anti-reflection matte black finish.

Lifetime warranty

Quality you can trust.

M42 Lens Mount to Nikon F Camera Mount (with Optical Glass)

Features

M42 Lens Mount to Nikon F Camera Mount (with Optical Glass)

Hardened aluminium

Clever design, durable materials guaranteed for life.

M42 Lens Mount to Nikon F Camera Mount (with Optical Glass)

Perfect fit

Designed for a safe, snug fit every time.

M42 Lens Mount to Nikon F Camera Mount (with Optical Glass)

Infinity focus

Manual focus through full range to infinity.

How to Use

M42 Lens Mount to Nikon F Camera Mount (with Optical Glass)

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Set your camera to manual
1. Set camera to Manual Mode ("M") or Aperture Priority Mode ("A"). 2. On DSLR cameras, go to Menu > Set Up Menu > Non CPU lens data > Enter lens focal length and max aperture. 3. When relevant, switch lens to manual too.
M42 Lens Mount to Nikon F Camera Mount (with Optical Glass)

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Connect to lens
Knowingly screw your lens into adapter clockwise until firmly affixed.
M42 Lens Mount to Nikon F Camera Mount (with Optical Glass)

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Connect to camera body
Deftly connect adapter to your beloved camera body and rotate counter-clockwise. Hold both the lens and adapter in your hand when rotating for better grip.
M42 Lens Mount to Nikon F Camera Mount (with Optical Glass)

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Remove from camera
Confidently press your camera's lens release button and rotate adapter and lens clockwise.
M42 Lens Mount to Nikon F Camera Mount (with Optical Glass)

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Remove from lens
Tenderly press and hold metallic button on adapter and rotate counter-clockwise.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a lens mount adapter?

A lens adapter allows you to attach a different brand of lens to your camera body, letting you use an otherwise incompatible lens with your camera.

How do I find the right lens adapter for my lens and camera?

Find your lens mount and your camera mount.

The easiest way to find and confirm your lens mount is to know the mount of the camera it was used on originally. A quick internet search of the camera model followed by lens mount is a sure way to confirm what lens mount you need. For example if you have an old Nikon lens and you know it was used on a Nikon FM2, you can easily find that the lens has a Nikon F-mount. This is particularly useful for lenses that are made for different mounts i.e Sigma and Tamron bring out the same lens with different mounts including EF, F, E so knowing the camera the lens was used on is a good shortcut.

If you have an old second hand lens and you are unsure of the camera it was made for, take all the known details of the lens and search the web.

Why buy a lens mount adapter?

To utilise quality old lenses with your new camera, or match a different make of lens to your camera.

There are countless creative experiments to be explored by mixing different brands of lenses with your camera body. Lens adapters can also help your existing collection of lenses go further with any new cameras you collect. So you can invest in a new camera and make the most of your favourite lenses.

How do you use a lens mount adapter?

Find a detailed how to for each filter at the base of its product page.

In summary, attach your lens to the adapter, and then your adapter to your camera body. Put all settings on your lens and camera into manual mode, and select ‘shoot without lens’ in your camera settings.

When should I use a lens mount adapter?

Whenever you want to use a different make of lens with your camera body.

Because you need to use your camera in full manual mode, you may need to familiarise yourself with this before shooting. You’ll soon work out which lenses you enjoy using with your camera. Analogue lenses can provide professional quality glass at a fraction of the cost of modern lenses so lens adapters can help you shoot with better lenses for less.

Can I change my aperture when using this lens mount adapter?

Only if your lens has a manual aperture control ring.

If you use a lens with electronic aperture and no manual control ring, because this lens mount adapter is fully manual, your aperture would remain at its maximum aperture (lowest f-stop).

"Performs perfectly. Thickness and fit are perfect." – John bought our M42 Lens Mount to Nikon F Camera Mount (with Optical Glass)

average rating 4.7 out of 5
Based on 7 reviews
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Reviewed by Thomas N.
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Works well and conveniently/

The adapter fits perfectly and works great!

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Rated 5 out of 5
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Perfect adapter

Working very good - also with infinite focus.

Finally I can use my old M42 50mm/1.8 with my Nikon D5300 ;-)

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Rated 5 out of 5
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Just perfect

Don't have much to say, it works great and does its job greatly! :D

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Rated 5 out of 5
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Works just fine!

I always thought that I had to spend a lot for a good adapter, but this one just works great. It's green, it's cool.. what else? :D

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