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Camera compatibility and connection guide
for the OpticZoom 5x lens system
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This table will tell you whether the OpticZoom 5x lens can be used with your camera and, if so, what parts you'll need (or might want). This list reflects both direct testing and customer feedback. Note: The OpticZoom can be connected to nearly any camera through the use of lens adapters and thread converters/stepping rings. It MAY or MAY NOT cause some vignetting (tunnel effect on the photo), even at full camera zoom extension. This may be acceptable to you, as the vignetted portion of the photo can be cropped away. Whenever we've determined that there is vignetting, we've indicated that fact below.

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OpticZoom overview

OpticZoom frequently-asked questions

Manufacturer
Model
Required and optional parts
CANON
A80
A95
REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Xend-a-Lens A80/A95
2. 52mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. 52mm lens cap and leash
2. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
3. Tripod mount for OpticZoom
G1
G2
REQUIRED PARTS:
1. G1 or G2 lens adapter from LensMate (at www.lensmateonline.com)
2. 49mm special spacer ring
3. 49mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. 49mm lens cap and leash
2. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
3. Tripod mount for OpticZoom
G3
G5
G6
REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-Lens G3/G5/G6 lens adapter from photosolve
2. 52mm special spacer ring
3. 52mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. 52mm lens cap and leash
2. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard
3. Tripod mount for OpticZoom
CASIO
QV2800 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. 43mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL P
ARTS:
1. 43mm lens cap and leash
2. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard
3. Tripod mount for OpticZoom
QV3000EX REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Casio QV3000 lens adapter (we are not aware of a source for this product)
2. 49mm to 37mm thread converter

O
PTIONAL PARTS:
1. 49mm lens cap and leash
2. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
3. Tripod mount for OpticZoom
QV3500EX REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Lens adapter from Casio

2. thread converter

OPTIONAL P
ARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Tripod mount for OpticZoom
QV4000A REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Lens Thread adapter from Casio

2. thread converter

OPTIONAL P
ARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Tripod mount for OpticZoom
EPSON
850
3000Z
3100Z
REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Epson lens adapter (from Epson)
2.
49mm special spacer ring
3. 49mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. 49mm lens cap and leash
2. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard
3. Tripod mount for OpticZoom

Note: Because of the Epson lens adapter tube design, the camera lens will touch the back of the OpticZoom when fully extended, it is necessary to install a 49mm special spacer ring into the tube BEFORE installing the OpticZoom with the 49mm to 37mm thread converter. The extra spacer will prevent this problem.

FUJI
MX2900
REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Lens thread adapter from Fuji
2. 43mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. 43mm lens cap and leash
3. Tripod mount for OpticZoom

S602
S7000
REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-Lens FUJI
2. 55mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. 55mm lens cap and leash
3. Tripod mount for OpticZoom

Note: Some vignetting may occur with the S602 and S7000

S6900 Note: Not recommended due to severe vignetting. At largest f/stop, vignetting is minimized but still present.
KODAK
DC240, DC280 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Kodak lens adapter (provides 37mm threading)

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Tripod mount for OpticZoom
DC260, DC265, and DC290 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Xtend-A-Lens 290 lens adapter
2. 49mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL
PARTS:
1. 49mm lens cap and leash
2. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
3. Tripod mount for OpticZoom
DC4800
REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Xtend-A-Lens 4800 lens adapter
2. 43mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. 43mm ens cap and leash
2. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
3. Xtend-a-Mount 4800
4. Tripod mount for OpticZoom
MINOLTA
Dimage 7
The OpticZoom produces vignetted images with this camera, and is NOT RECOMMENDED.
S304, 404, 414
The OpticZoom produces vignetted images with these cameras, and is NOT RECOMMENDED.
NIKON
CP775 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. 28mm to 37mm step up ring
2. UR-E3 adapter Tube from Nikon

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Mini
2. Tripod mount for OpticZoom
CP880 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. 28mm to 37mm step up ring
2. UR-E2 adapter Tube from Nikon

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Tripod mount for OpticZoom
CP885 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. 28mm to 37mm step up ring
2. UR-E4 adapter Tube from Nikon

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Mini
2. Tripod mount for OpticZoom
900, 950 & 990
REQUIRED PARTS:
1. 28mm to 37mm step up ring

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. EagleEye Wing
2. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
3. 950 or 990 mounting stud for Xtend-a-View Pro/Wing
4. Wing compact flash mount
5. Wing shutter release arm
6. Tripod mount for OpticZoom
990/995 REQUIRED PARTS:
1.
28mm to 37mm step up ring

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1.
EagleEye Wing II
2.
Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
3. 990/995 mounting Stud for Xtend-a-View Pro/Wing
4.
Wing compact flash mount
5.
Wing shutter release arm
6.
Tripod mount for OpticZoom
CP4500 REQUIRED PARTS:
1.
28mm to 37mm step up ring

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Wing 4500
2.
Xtend-a-View Pro Mini
3. 4500 mounting Stud for Xtend-a-View Pro/Wing4500
4.
Wing compact flash mount
5.
Wing shutter release arm
6.
Tripod mount for OpticZoom
CP5000 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. UR-E6 Adapter Tube (from Nikon)

2. 28mm to 37mm step up ring

OR

1. UR-E5 Adapter Tube (from Nikon)
2. 46mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1.
Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2.
Tripod mount for OpticZoom
CP5700 The CP5700 will NOT focus properly with the OpticZoom attached and this combination is NOT RECOMMENDED.
OLYMPUS
C2100 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. 49mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Xtend-a-Mount 2100
3. Tripod mount for OpticZoom
C2500L The OpticZoom produces vignetted images with this camera, and is NOT RECOMMENDED.
Camedia
E-10
The OpticZoom produces vignetted images with this camera, and is NOT RECOMMENDED.
C2000Z, C2020Z, C2040Z, C3000Z, C3030Z, C3040Z & C4040
REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-Lens CLA-1 lens adapter
2. 49mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Xtend-a-Mount Oly
3. Tripod mount for OpticZoom
C5050 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-Lens CLA-1 lens adapter
2. 49mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Xtend-a-Mount 5050
3. Tripod mount for OpticZoom
C5060 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-Lens 5060 lens adapter
2. 52mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Xtend-a-Mount OMNI
3. Tripod mount for OpticZoom
C620L The OpticZoom produces vignetted images with this camera, and is NOT RECOMMENDED.
C700UZ, C720UZ, C730UZ, C750UZ REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-Lens CLA4 lens adapter
2. 52mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Mini
2. Xtend-a-Mount OMNI
3. Tripod mount for OpticZoom
C765UZ, C770UZ REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-Lens CLA4 lens adapter
2. 52mm to 37mm thread converter

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Xtend-a-Mount OMNI
3. Tripod mount for OpticZoom
SONY
DSC50 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. None...lens screws directly into camera filter mount

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Tripod mount for OpticZoom
DSC505 The OpticZoom produces vignetted images with this camera, and is NOT RECOMMENDED.
S70
S75
S85
REQUIRED PARTS:
1. VAD-S70 from Sony or EES70 lens thread adapter from EagleEye or others
2. 52mm to 37mm thread converter
3. Special 52mm spacer ring

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Tripod mount for OpticZoom

Note: Because of the Sony lens adapter tube design, the camera lens will touch the back of the OpticZoom (or any other non-Sony lenses) when fully extended, it is necessary to install a 52mm special spacer ring into the tube BEFORE installing the OpticZoom with the 52mm to 37mm thread converter. The extra spacer will prevent this problem.

W1
W5
W7
REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-Lens W1/W5/W7

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Tripod mount for OpticZoom
Toshiba PDRM5 REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Lens thread adapter tube from Toshiba
2. 52mm to 37mm thread converter
3. Special 52mm spacer ring (available from EagleEye)

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Xtend-a-View Pro Standard or Variable
2. Tripod mount for OpticZoom
Panasonic, Hitachi, JVC, Sony, Canon, & others Standard Digital Camcorders REQUIRED PARTS:
1. Appropriate step ring from the camera to 37mm

OPTIONAL PARTS:
1. Tripod mount for OpticZoom