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Lens adapters allow the use of a wide variety of lens brands on any micro-4/3 camera. In particular, four-thirds lenses can be used with full auto-everything.
Nikon (non-G), Canon FD, Leica M, Zeiss ZM, Voigtlander, and a variety of other brands can be used, with a suitable adapter.
A huge variety of other brand lenses can be used on the 4/3 and micro-4/3 format via the use of lens adapters, only some of which are listed below. All of the Olympus 4/3 format lenses used by the “E” series cameras can be used via the MMF-1 adapter, including the incredible SHG (“Super High Grade”) lenses. Of course, those lenses dwarf the E-P1, a rather oddball combination— but one that should yield excellent image quality.
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