Jump to content

Is there an adapter to connect a Canon R5 mirrorless camera to a 2" tube on a refractor?


KirkD
 Share

Recommended Posts

I have an old Brandon 94mm refractor and would like to connect my Canon R5 camera to it, but all the T adapters I have found are only for the older EOS cameras, not for the newer R-series mirrorless Canon cameras. Are there any out there that you can point me to?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

What you need is an adapter that allows you to fit the camera to EOS lenses like this https://www.parkcameras.com/shop/canon-ef-eos-r-mount-adapter_1242700k?of_tid=MFRWG5B5GM3TMJTGMVSWISLEHUYSM4DSN5SESZB5GIZDI&gclid=Cj0KCQiAveebBhD_ARIsAFaAvrHHghPl3ZscrESumU5na2vlCoKF6Ivp2azRxx3KOGUoxDKAxleNz7saAhe-EALw_wcB and then you can fit a regular T ring to EOS adapter to the scope.

 

Also see here https://shuttermuse.com/can-you-use-ef-lenses-on-the-canon-r5-and-r6/ and Trevor Jones' opinion https://astrobackyard.com/is-canon-eos-ra-worth-it/

 

I’m not sure if you would be able to bring the combination to focus though as not familiar with that scope. You might need additional extension tubes or the extra distance added by the adapters may make it impossible.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Thank you, TerryMck. I was hoping not to have to go to the expense of purchasing the EF to RF adapter, but it is looking like I may have to do that. I already have an EF T-adapter from my old camera. I'm surprised there is not yet an RF T-adapter, but the demand may simply not be there.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...