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Xume Magnetic Lens Filters

Xume Magnetic Lens Filters - The process of changing filters just got a whole lot simpler thanks to Xume and magnets.

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OK, screwing on a filter to the front of your lens isn't exactly rocket science but when time is of the essence, having a filter that just 'clicks' to the front of your lens would be handy to have. Xume's Quick-Release Adapters, which use magnets to fit filters in place, let you mount filters in any orientation, there's nothing to align and no moving parts. There is a little bit of work you have to do before you head out of the door though which involves fitting a magnetic adapter to each of your lenses and putting your filters in magnetic rings.

The adapters are only available in the USA for the moment and the Holder's priced at $11.95 while the lens adapter's available for $32.95.

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Glynn 8 1.2k 1 England
29 Sep 2011 10:42AM
Good idea in principle, but, i fear i would be cleaning the lens even ore than i already do using this system.

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lemmy 7 1.9k United Kingdom
29 Sep 2011 10:46AM
If you have lots of filters and lots of lenses this is a very expensive way to be lazy!
Carrera_c 5 256 3 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2011 12:19PM
Genius idea, yes, it could become costly, but I wouldn't call it lazy, just faster.
MikeA 9 1.2k England
29 Sep 2011 1:48PM
Vignetting will become even more of a problem for some lens.
User_Removed 10 17.9k 8 Norway
30 Sep 2011 9:27AM
So instead of one 'fiddling' session - you now have two.

Brilliant!

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