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Fringer EF-GFX Pro Smart Autofocus Adapter Released

The Fringer EF-GFX Pro smart autofocus adapter has now been officially released.

Key features:

  • Built-in electronic aperture ring similar to native GF lenses
  • DSLR-like AF experience (Camera needs PDAF. Optimized lenses only)
  • Support both Lens IS and IBIS (Not at the same time. User selectable)
  • Built-in lateral chromatic aberration (LaCA) correction profiles (Optimized lenses only)
  • Exif recording for all lens related information
  • Well designed and made (Maximized internal opening/Inside flocking/Dust proof rubber ring on GF mount)

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Fringer EF-GFX Video Demo Shows why PDAF is Important for Adapted Lenses vs CDAF

As we reported back in August, Fringer will officially release the Fringer EF-GFX smart autofocus adapter soon. Fringer also shared a video, showing the performance of the Tamron 150-600mm f/5-6.3 VC G2 on the Fujifilm GFX100S, which you can see here.

Now Fringer shared a small tests to show the importance of PDAF capability for adapted lenses as well as some sample photos taken by different lenses.

The gear used for the test is:

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Fujifilm GFX100S with Tamron 150-600 using Fringer EF-GFX Smart Autofocus Adapter [VIDEO]

As we reported already, Fringer will officially release the Fringer EF-GFX smart autofocus adapter in October.

Now Fringer shared a video, showing the performance of the Tamron 150-600mm f/5-6.3 VC G2 on the Fujifilm GFX100S.

Fringer writes:

A very good super telephoto lens for GFX cameras. It fully cover the 44x33mm sensor in all focal range. We also demo its AF performance on Fringer adapter.

Key Features:

  • Electronic aperture control: built-in elecgronic aperture ring similar to native G mount lenses
  • Phase Detection AF Support (AF-S. AF-C, Eye-AF, etc. in GFX100 and GFX100S only). Focus Points fully cover the sensor. DSLR like AF experiences.
  • Supports both lens IS and IBIS (not at the same time). Users may choose between them
  • Supports in-camera lateral chromatic aberration correction

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Fringer EF-GFX Smart Adapter Available in October

Fringer EF-GFX smart adapter is still under development. It is expected to be available in October.

The key features includes:

  • Built-in electronic aperture ring simiar to native G mount lenses.
  • Phase detection AF support (GFX100 & GFX100s only) for all tested and optimized lenses. Focus points fully cover the sensor. DSLR like AF experiences.
  • Supports both lens IS and IBIS (not at the same time). Users may choose between them.
  • Built-in LaCA profiles. Support in-camera lateral chromatic aberration correction for all tested and optimized lenses.

Fringer writes:

Recently we have tested and optimized Sigma 105/1.4 Art. It performs really well on GFX100s. The 44×33 medium frame sensor is fully covered without any problem. It AFs just like on a EF mount DSLR. Please see the following pictures taken by it on GFX100s and Fringer adapter.

Down below you can find some product images as well as sample images.

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Fringer EF-GFX Pro Coming 2021: Supports IBIS, Phase Detection, Built-in Aperture Ring – PROTOTYPE VIDEO DEMO

Fringer will launch the Fringer EF-GFX smart autofocus adapter in the second half of 2021. They posted a video demonstrating a prototype of the adapter used on the Fujifilm GFX100S.

Key features:

  • Fringer EF-GFX Pro
  • adapting EF lenses on GFX cameras and keeping AF/AE/EXIF
  • Built-in electronic aperture ring
  • support phase detection AF*
  • Support in body image stabilization*
  • lateral chromatic aberration correction**
    *on GFX100 and GFX100S only
    **for optimized lenses only
  • hit the market second half 2021

List of Smart Adapters (Available or Announced)