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May 09, 2018 15:56 |  #16351

Talley wrote in post #18622753 (external link)
The conversion will enable full 10fps tracking of high speed targets such as bicyclists or runners etc. Adapted they still struggle with this.

I'm adapting mine. Want to pick up a 135A only for the purpose of a light weight travel "200/2" wannabe lol

I recieved my MC-11 a couple of days ago and I've been using it with the Canon 200, prior to that I was using the metabones IV. I'm finding the MC-11 much more stable with the 200, I had a number of lock-ups with the metabones but that might be specific to my copy, it has a bit of rotational play. I haven't tested it with the Sigma however one of the drawbacks of the MC-11 is the lack of a mounting foot for large lenses that don't have their own lens foot like the Sigma. The Sigma is a heavy lens and shooting it off a tripod or monpod would not be advisable in my opinion, certainly with the earlier ARxx models.


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May 09, 2018 15:56 |  #16352

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May 09, 2018 16:08 as a reply to  @ Miranda1's post |  #16353

i agree ! i was using Metabones V with 200mm too but i found out that Sigma mc-11 works perfectly !




  
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May 09, 2018 16:23 |  #16354

Talley wrote in post #18622753 (external link)
The conversion will enable full 10fps tracking of high speed targets such as bicyclists or runners etc. Adapted they still struggle with this.

I'm adapting mine. Want to pick up a 135A only for the purpose of a light weight travel "200/2" wannabe lol

probably, it definitely tracks 10 fps though, was testing it by walking to a stationary object. I have some dance I have to shoot early june, and I think it'll do fine. I may wait for someone to do a straight trade, so I dont have to deal with paying for the conversion. Granted, that may take a while to find someone, but with the adapter doing semi ok, it's not a priority. I'm more concerned about the motors, if sigma is willing to change to an STM motor, I'de do the conversion right away. It's a tad chatty in video, easily my loudest lens in that regard. Not a big deal since I rarely use that lens for video.

the freedom of the 200 f2 wannabe is the weight and size. I tried shooting the 200f2 at a few church events, and while the results were great, it was just a bear to haul and move around.


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May 09, 2018 16:27 |  #16355

Miranda1 wrote in post #18622762 (external link)
I recieved my MC-11 a couple of days ago and I've been using it with the Canon 200, prior to that I was using the metabones IV. I'm finding the MC-11 much more stable with the 200, I had a number of lock-ups with the metabones but that might be specific to my copy, it has a bit of rotational play. I haven't tested it with the Sigma however one of the drawbacks of the MC-11 is the lack of a mounting foot for large lenses that don't have their own lens foot like the Sigma. The Sigma is a heavy lens and shooting it off a tripod or monpod would not be advisable in my opinion, certainly with the earlier ARxx models.

it'll be fine, I've used much heavier lenses mounted to the tripod. That said, the mkiii models have a 6 screw mount, so it's more heavy duty than older cameras.

the 135A + MC-11 is pretty darn nice


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May 09, 2018 16:50 |  #16356

Charlie wrote in post #18622787 (external link)
the 135A + MC-11 is pretty darn nice

Imagine how good the native E mount Art lenses will be then! I have the 35mm preordered and considering the 135mm too.


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May 09, 2018 17:18 |  #16357

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May 09, 2018 18:05 |  #16358

I just now updated the firmware on my MC-11 from v. 1.04 to v. 1.12. So far I've played with my 16-35mm f4L and 24-105mm f4L and eye AF and continuous are all working great!


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May 09, 2018 18:09 |  #16359

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Here's today's campervan project.
I got off work from an all nighter in the hospital and UPS had delivered a Road Shower 4.
You know how water capacity is a challenge in a small camper. We have 13 gallons inside
but the Road Shower gets up to 20 gallons total. Most use it as a shower because you can
pressurize it via a shrader valve to 65psi. We're just going to use it as supply enhancement
and gravity feed when needed to our existing tank.

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May 09, 2018 18:11 |  #16360

BJ_Nguyen wrote in post #18622769 (external link)
i agree ! i was using Metabones V with 200mm too but i found out that Sigma mc-11 works perfectly !

Miranda1 wrote in post #18622762 (external link)
I recieved my MC-11 a couple of days ago and I've been using it with the Canon 200, prior to that I was using the metabones IV. I'm finding the MC-11 much more stable with the 200, I had a number of lock-ups with the metabones but that might be specific to my copy, it has a bit of rotational play. I haven't tested it with the Sigma however one of the drawbacks of the MC-11 is the lack of a mounting foot for large lenses that don't have their own lens foot like the Sigma. The Sigma is a heavy lens and shooting it off a tripod or monpod would not be advisable in my opinion, certainly with the earlier ARxx models.

bingo

and now the MC-11 is now $150 yippie... lol

MC-11 far exceeded the metabones for me on the 200L.


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May 09, 2018 18:21 |  #16361

DBNissan wrote in post #18622816 (external link)
I just now updated the firmware on my MC-11 from v. 1.04 to v. 1.12. So far I've played with my 16-35mm f4L and 24-105mm f4L and eye AF and continuous are all working great!

Wow that's a very old firmware, good that you made the update! Would you say there's a large difference in performance now?


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May 09, 2018 18:39 |  #16362

Dlee13 wrote in post #18622825 (external link)
Wow that's a very old firmware, good that you made the update! Would you say there's a large difference in performance now?

I ordered one last week during the sale and it shipped with the latest firmware.


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May 09, 2018 18:48 |  #16363

ok so I just got my flashpoint R2ProS... wth kind of trigger uses a plastic mount???

No way this thing is going to hold up


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May 09, 2018 18:52 |  #16364

Talley wrote in post #18622839 (external link)
ok so I just got my flashpoint R2ProS... wth kind of trigger uses a plastic mount???

No way this thing is going to hold up

well on second thought the canon version is plastic really too just has a metal piece holding onto plastic with 4 screws.

hmm... never seen a plastic mount before.


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May 09, 2018 18:53 |  #16365

Dlee13 wrote in post #18622825 (external link)
Wow that's a very old firmware, good that you made the update! Would you say there's a large difference in performance now?

I just tried it on the a6500 and it does seem more responsive. However, it has been sometime since I kast used the mc-11 on that body so I'm not really sure how much more it is responsive. Eye AF still doesn't work on the a6500 either. On the a7iii, it's almost native-like. I love that it will eye AF as well!I also discovered the eye AF working with my cheap Samyang AF 35/2.8 FE!


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