Techart’s New Leica M to Nikon Z Adapter Helps Autofocus in Video

Techart has launched its second era Leica M to Nikon Z autofocus adapter that it says has grow to be superior sufficient to assist full autofocus throughout video recording.

The unique Techart Leica M to Nikon Z adapter was launched tow years in the past and since then, the corporate says it has superior on the concept to make it extra viable for each photographers and videographers. The result’s the second-generation mannequin that features what Techart describes as a extra strong motor, a sleeker design, and higher autofocus efficiency that’s superior sufficient to assist use whereas taking pictures video.

Techart TZM-02

Techart says its new adapter is the world’s first “bulge-less” design — in comparison with different motor pushed adapters — and 4 “radically positioned,” small, mild servo motors present four-axis assist that lets the second-generation adapter obtain a lot quicker focusing and wider assist for heavier lenses “with out wobbling.”

Thanks to those developments, Techart says the TZM-02 adapter is quieter and quicker, whereas the brand new unicase machining know-how additionally helped considerably cut back the variety of elements utilized in its building which allowed it to compress the adapter’s dimension. compression of the adapter’s dimension. Beneath is a comparability between the brand new model (left) and previous model (proper).

Techart TZM-02

This new design is so slim that it now not obstructs tripod plates, equipment, stabilizers, or bigger optics.

“In comparison with different motor-driven adapters available in the market, TZM-02 not solely excels in AF-S/AF-C taking pictures in stills mode, it additionally performs extraordinarily nicely throughout video AF,” Techart boasts. “TZM-02 is the primary adapter of its type which might assist video AF. Customers could now apply the distinctive visible results of previous handbook lenses onto fashionable cameras like Z9 to create distinctive footage. Eye monitoring operate additionally works flawlessly in video mode.”

Techart says that because of the quick flange distance of the Leica M-mount, customers can stack further adapters onto it to make use of autofocus with “actually any lenses,” together with Canon FD, Leica R, L39, Nikon F, Canon EF, Pentax Okay, C/Y, Minolta MD, M42, Olympus OM, Exakta, Konica AR, Contarex CR, QBM, ARRI, ALPA, and DKL.

Techart TZM-02

Techart helps firmware updates for the adapter through a USB port positioned on the adapter’s again cap. Updates could be put in on each Mac and PC.

The brand new Techart Leica M to Nikon Z Autofocus Adapter Gen II (TZM-02) is offered from the corporate’s web site for $399.

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