FAQ - (Frequently Asked Questions)

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The warranty for Meyer Optik Görlitz lenses is valid for two years from the date of purchase and can be extended by another year by registering the lens.

You can register your lens at https://www.meyer-optik-goerlitz.com/en/registration. By registering you extend the 2-year warranty (from date of purchase) for a further year.

No. All Meyer Optik Görlitz lenses are completely manual, have no electronics and do not communicate with the camera.

All Meyer Optik Görlitz lenses are designed for full-frame sensors (KB).

Yes. This is where the crop factor comes in. Since our lenses are designed for full-frame sensors, the crop factor must be taken into account when using them on cameras with smaller sensors.

The crop factor is 2 for Micro-Four-Thirds (MFT) cameras, 1.6 for Canon APS-C cameras and 1.5 for all other APS-C cameras. Basically, the angle of view of the lens becomes blurred, so that a smaller image section is captured than would be the case with the same motif structure in full format. The focal length of the lens does not change, but the smaller image section gives the impression that a longer focal length would be used. Example: The Primoplan 75mm and a Canon APS-C camera (factor 1.6) behave like a 120mm focal length on a full frame camera - 75mm x 1.6 = 120mm.

Basically, the lenses can be used on current cameras according to the bayonet version. We offer our lenses with Nikon F, Canon EF, M42, Pentax K, Sony E, Fuji X, MFT, Leica M and Leica L mounts.

We do not recommend any manufacturer directly, but you should use well-known or established and tested adapters. Otherwise, production deviations of the adapter may result in poor imaging performance. The simplest solutions are sufficient, since no transmission of electronic or mechanical information is necessary.


Camera mount
Lens Nikon F Canon EF Pentax K Sony E Fuji X Leica M Leica L MFT Nikon Z Canon RF
Nikon F native
Canon EF native
Pentax K native
Sony E native
Fuji X native
Leica M native
Leica L native
MFT native

In your camera, you must set the camera to trigger without a lens. Since the lens does not communicate with the camera, the camera "thinks" that no lens is connected. After adjusting the setting, the camera should shoot photos.

We ship worldwide. If the desired country is not available, please contact us by email at support@meyer-optik-goerlitz.com.

As soon as you have entered your address outside the EU during the purchase process, the VAT will be deducted in the next step. Taxes and duties will then be calculated by the respective authorities upon importation into your country and cannot be influenced by us.

We offer PayPal, MasterCard, Visa and prepayment. Customers from Germany can also pay by direct debit. Payments by credit card and direct debit are processed by PayPal as a payment service provider - you do not need a PayPal account.

Use our contact form and ask for the status. We can then inform you when and whether the desired item will be available again.