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New and improved Megadap ETZ21 AF adapter permits you to mount E-mount lenses on Z cameras: Digital Pictures Evaluation

Megadap has introduced a brand new model of its Megadap Sony E to Nikon Z autofocus adapter, the ETZ21. Due to new chips and software program protocols, the second-generation adapter guarantees to ship improved autofocus pace and accuracy.

Megadap has developed an all-new software program, and the mechanical staff has delivered improved {hardware} within the ETZ21 adapter. The software program protocols have been rewritten from scratch utilizing protocols from Sony and Nikon. Megadap says that the ETZ21 adapter ought to ‘simulate nearly all of the features supplied’ by Nikon’s official FTZ adapter for mounting F lenses on its mirrorless Z cameras.

Megadap ETZ21 AF adapter

Megadap has spent ‘numerous hours’ optimizing its new adapter and guarantees a lot quicker focusing pace when in comparison with comparable adapters available on the market and its authentic E to Z AF adapter. The ETZ21 helps handbook lenses with out digital chips, too. In-body picture stabilization is supported in AF-S/AF-C/AF-F/pinpoint/handbook focus modes, and automated aperture management and coupling are supported, that means that you’re going to see the right aperture worth in your digicam when utilizing E mount lenses with suitable aperture couplings. The ETZ21 additionally helps real-time focus monitoring, and you’ll benefit from the face/eye-detect autofocus and topic monitoring on Nikon’s newest mirrorless cameras.

The ETZ21 helps taking pictures modes like interval timer taking pictures, time-lapse film and focus shift taking pictures (focus stacking). As for vibration discount (VR), you should utilize digicam IBIS or lens VR for lenses with a vibration discount change on the barrel. For lenses with out the change, lens VR is on by default. For lenses with out optical stabilization, the digicam will default to utilizing IBIS.

EXIF data, together with digicam mannequin, lens focal size and aperture worth, are recorded in EXIF knowledge. Nevertheless, the lens model is not going to be included. You possibly can anticipate to see many of the typical EXIF knowledge when utilizing the ETZ21. Megadap says that lenses from Sony, Sigma, Tamron, Zeiss, Voigtlander and Samyang are supported, whereas lenses from Viltrox and Yongnuo aren’t. The adapter works with all present Nikon Z cameras.

It’s also possible to examine the ETZ21 firmware on macOS and Home windows or on the Z digicam itself within the firmware model menu. Updating firmware is completed utilizing a USB adapter and connecting the ETZ21 to your laptop.

The Megadap ETZ21 options improved construct high quality in comparison with the unique ETZ11. The floor consists of extra superior plating and higher sealing across the circuit board. The ETZ21 AF adapter is constructed utilizing a 2mm skinny aluminum alloy. The discharge button must be simpler to make use of, and the chrome steel bayonet is claimed to be stronger.

You should purchase the Megadap ETZ21 AF adapter directly from Megadap for $249.

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