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Ever since I started using manual lens on my fuji-x I've been wanting to experiment with more manual vintage lens.  Focal reducer caught my attention and am in the process of learning about different lens mount.  I am trying to figure out the most versatile mount to get in order that I can adapt different lens to in the future.  So in case for classic manual lens would the Canon FD mount bet the most versatile?

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The FD mount would be one of the least versatile. It's essentially FD/FL and M42 only in terms of adaptation, and the M42 adapter is rare.

If you want versatility, go Canon EF, as most SLR mounts adapt well to EF mount. Canon FD and Minolta MD are the only significant exceptions to that.


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@mawz, why would the FD lenses not be versatile?  I've seen them [and the older FL] adapted all the time.  I do understand the impulse to go with a mount that makes focus and possibly aperture easier (EF), however... but that may be contrary to @thl70's original desire to experiment with vintage manual lenses.
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The FD lenses are versatile, but if you go EF you can adapt most DSLR mounts other than FD or MD to EF with cheap & small adapters that can be left on the lens.

If you're using an FD to X adapter, you can only mount FD lenses or M42 as well (if you can find the rare Canon M42 Adapter).

Note if you are adapting only manual lenses, a non-electronic EF adapter can be used readily, which are cheaply available but don't support controlling native EF lenses.

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