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Leica X typ 113 & Leica Q lens hood?

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Hi all,

Is the leica Q square lens hood can be used on the leica X? They seem similiar lens size. Has anyone tried? Im wishing to try as i have a leica X typ 113

 

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Hello,

 

Je ne crois pas que cela est possible.

Le filetage du Leica X type 113 est de 43 mm alors que celui du Leica Q est de 49 mm.
Il faudra ajouter une baque intermédiaire, ce qui n'est pas très intéressant...

Guytou

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Im not talking about the filter thread which i know is different as you mention...im refering to the screw in lens ring on which attaches the square metal lens hood

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ass00nSUM0

Anyway ill come back and measure the size of the lens ring on the Leica X

Hopefully someone can verify the size of the lens ring on the Leica Q... 

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Hi all,

The thread of protective ring measures at approx 57.9mm

I was wondering if someone can confirm the thread size/diameter of the leica Q lens hood?

 

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I'm curious, why not use the lens hood made for the X 113? I used my X113 without and kept the hood in my bag for conditions where it seemed necessary to prevent flare. The X 113 lens coating is really quite effective. It seems like the Q hood would add significant increase in profile to your camera.

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I tried looking for the proprietary hood for lecia x 18774 but it is discontinued.

The protective filter ring on mine is a bit damaged so i went looking for a replacement, however Leica Miami has only silver in stock.

So i then thought about using the leica Q hood which imho looks quite nice and keeps the lens from looking too big. I use my leica x typ 113 for streetphotography so trying to keep it minimal is important i feel.

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Hi all, 

I emailed a Leica rep as it turns out that even though the diameter of the thread is the same between the Q/Q2 and X113, the thread pitch is different, so the hood will not work. Unfortunate as I did like the Leica Q hood. 

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