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Rokkor 40mm M mount from Minolta CLE on the CL?

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The M-Rokkor 40/2 for Minolta CLE works flawlessly on the digital CL. Can ever use the rubber hood of the M-Rokkor 90/4 w/o vignetting thanks to the crop factor. Only con its 0.8m MFD compared to modern lenses but the Summicron-C 40/2 has the same. Makes for a balanced combo on the digital CL which doesn't nose down when it is placed on a flat surface, even when the rubber hood referred to above is expanded. Nice IQ similar to that of the Summicron-C with a bit less flare but the lens is not flare free as you know. None of my 35/2, 40/2 or 50/2 Leica M lenses is flare free anyway and flare is visible in the CL's EVF if any. 60mm may feel a bit tight for people preferring wider focal lengths but it allows to shoot both eyes open at medium distance (about 5 m.). 

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I have used that combo - yes it works very well. Other advantages of this combo include:

- ability to scale focus for fastest shooting - like snap focus on Ricoh GR, except easier, faster and more intuitive

- it's very light: 185g with the M-L adapter (weight of a smart phone)

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4 hours ago, g2van said:

- it's very light: 185g with the M-L adapter (weight of a smart phone)

175g (6.15 oz) including the Leica M-Adapter L on my scale.;)

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