Fringer Nikon F to Fujifilm X Smart Autofocus Adapter Prototype – Video Sample

Fringer is currently developing the Nikon F to Fujifilm X smart adapter.

The first engineering sample is now ready and you can see a working prototype in the video above.

It supports electronic aperture control for D, G and E lenses and auto focus for AF-S and AF-P lenses. Like Fringer EF-FX adapters, PDAF works very well on newer X-Trans cameras like Fujifilm X-T3, Fujifilm X-T4, etc.

In the demo video, you will see:

The product is still under development. Time to market is yet unknown.

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We remind you that also Steelsring announced a Nikon F to Fujifilm X smart adapter development back in May 2018, but they still list it as “coming soon” and no updates have been given in a long while. What we got from Steelsring, though, is the Nikon F to Fujifilm GFX smart adapter, which also has the first customer review at AmazonUS.

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Gloryme EF-FX AutoFocus Adapter

Gloryme EF-FX Smart Adapter

FR-Reader David informed me that there is another Canon EF to Fujifilm X autofocus adapter, that I have not covered yet on FujiRumors, the Gloryme EF-FX Autofocus lens adapter.

Main specs of the Gloryme EF-FX Autofocus lens adapter.

  • Compatible Lens: EF/EF-S Series Lenses
  • Compatible Camera: X-mount Series Mirrorless Camera
  • Focus Type: Auto Focus
  • Tripod Socket: 1/4″
  • Firmware Upgrade: USB Upgrade Port
  • Item Weight: approx 3.5oz
  • Package Size: 4.3* 3.8 * 2.2inch

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Here is the update list of smart adapters for Fujifilm.

Kipon Baveyes EF-FX AF Autofocus “Speedbooster” Adapters Review

Kipon Baveyes EF-FX AF

When I was at photokina 2018, I stopped at the Kipon booth, and checked out the Kipon EF-FX 0.7x focal reducer (the quivalent of Metabones’ Speedbooster). Since I couldn’t test it, all I can say it that it feels very well build.

If you want to know more about it, definitely check out the Kipon Baveyes EF-FX ”Speedbooster” review at Mattias Burling Youtube.

PROS

  • all metal very sturdy build
  • USB port for firmware
  • similar results to Viltrox and Metabones focal reducers, and no so buggy like the Viltrox
  • AF for stills is pretty good

CONS

  • with some lenses swirly bokeh (the reviewers likes it, but some others might not like it)
  • X-H1 IBIS sometimes gives vignetting and ND sometimes creeps into frame
  • AF is not as reliable as native lens
  • not for streets and sports photography
  • Video AF is not great

You can purchase the following Kipon Adapters for Fujifilm:

Did You Miss It?

This week was pretty rich of adapters news. So in case you missed the previous articles make sure to check out:

  • fujirumors –  ZHONGYI Mitakon Canon FD to Fuji X Lens Turbo II Announced
  • fujirumors – Kipon EF-FX AF and EF-GFX AF Autofocus Smart Adapters Firmware 1.16 Released
  • fujirumors – Fringer EF-FX AF Adapter Eye Tracking tested on Fujifilm X-T3 with Canon 600mm F4 and Sigma 18-35mm F1.8

Kipon EF-FX AF and EF-GFX AF Autofocus Smart Adapters Firmware 1.16 Released

KIPON has released firmware version 1.16 for the following 3 autofocus Fujifilm X & GFX adapters:

It improves the issues below:

  • adding more lens data into firmware, improved lens compatibility
  • solved Canon 85mm f1.2 power on fail issue

Download link for Apple OS:

Download link for Windows:

via Kipon

Steelsring EF/FX 2.03 and EF/GFX 2.05 Firmware Updates and Nikon F/GFX Beta Testing Delayed

Nikon F/GFX

Steelsring writes that there was unexpected delay in beta testing of Nikon F/GFX adapter, to be updated in October.

EF/FX 2.03 and EF/GFX 2.05 Firmware update

Common update for EF/FX and EF/GFX adapter

  1. Updated Lens AF driving mechanism, improve the AF locking rate and accuracy.
  2. Updated Lens IS driving mechanism, eliminate IS activation noise of some EF lenses
  3. Fixed a program bug, reduce the chance of camera LCD black out.

EF/FX PDAF performance update for below lenses

For EF/FX firmware download, please visit here.

For EF/GFX firmware download, please visit here.

via Steelsring

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