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Astrophotography with Olympus OMD EM1 Micro Four-Thirds (4/3) DSLR


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#1 RJ.

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Posted 13 May 2015 - 05:29 AM

Good morning,

 

I'm venturing into astrophotography with my ETX 125EC and have been shopping for the correct T mount adapter to use with the #64T adapter.  While researching the possibilities, I noticed many most ads do not include my camera as compatible... :- which makes an easy selection not so easy for me. I hope someone in the forum can provide some input so my chances of buying the wrong adapter is limited. Below are 3 possibilities and I would appreciate some knowledgeable feedback.

 

1. Kalt - T-Mount SLR Camera Adapter for Olympus OM - $20.99

2. Vixen Optics - T-Mount SLR Camera Adapter for Olympus OM System Cameras - $29.95

3. General Brand - T-Mount SLR Camera Adapter for Four Thirds Cameras - $10.99

 

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Edited to add photos of my camera:

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OMDEM1_LENS&GRIP_051315.jpg

 

Thank you for your time.



#2 MistrBadgr

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Posted 13 May 2015 - 03:44 PM

I don't have a clue about the adapter, but I wanted to comment that it looks like you have a very nice camera! I need to get myself something like that one day.

Hopefully, someone else will reply who knows about such things!

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Posted 13 May 2015 - 06:36 PM

Thanks for replying, Bill. I've been an Olympus fan for many years, and I have to say, this is the best one yet!  It really isn't hard to have one - just know you deserve it - you can justify the cost by dividing it according to the number of days you've been alive!!!   The cost is then literally pennies per day!!  :P



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Posted 14 May 2015 - 03:41 PM

RJ

That is a good way to justify things! ;)

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Posted 07 June 2015 - 07:49 AM

Good morning!
 
After being blocked for several days, I am finally able to access the forum.   Thank you to whomever figured out the issue! 
 
After much ado, I finally found the adapter needed for my micro 4/3 camera at Adorama and Amazon:
 
Rokinon T-Mount Adaptor for Micro 4/3 T2-M43

 
Now, I am nearly good to go... just need to get comfortable.  ;) 

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