Having recently released a batch of new lenses for Fujifilm cameras, Viltrox has been forced to issue a warning, as its 23mm, 33mm and 85mm X-mount lenses may cause damage when used with the Fujifilm X-Pro3.
In a statement published on its Facebook page, Viltrox warns owners of the Fujifilm X-Pro3 that attaching one of its new lenses can potentially scrape against the lens release button, as it sits too close the bayonet. Viltrox apologizes for any inconvenience caused by what it describes as a “structural conflict.”
“They are perfectly compatible with Fujifilm X-T3 and X-T4,” Viltrox is keen to point out.
If you have any questions for Viltrox, the company seems to be responding promptly to inquiries made on its Facebook page.
From the photograph posted to Fuji Rumors, the damage seems to be superficial, and some in the comments mention that the paintwork on the X-Pro3 is not the most resistant. One user reports having happily used the Viltrox 85mm f/1.8 for several months and has only noticed the scratch as a result of the announcement.
Do you own the X-Pro3 and any Viltrox lenses? Is the damage purely superficial? Let us know in the comments below.