New Sony DSLR and Minlota lenses.

Discussion in 'Sony' started by Rob, Sep 7, 2006.

  1. Rob

    Rob Guest

    Hey, I have a qustion.

    I have heard that the older "Maxxum" Minolta lenses will work in the new
    Sony model. Does anyone know if they are referring to the 35 mm film
    lenses?

    I am not up on the Minolta stuff like I was with the older stuff, and I
    am not all that sure.

    Thanks,

    Rob
     
    Rob, Sep 7, 2006
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  2. Rob

    Bill Guest

    Hey, I have an answer!
    Yup.

    Sony acquired the Minolta technology and slapped their name on all the
    Minolta stuff to sell as their own. The new Sony A100 Alpha DSLR uses
    the same Minolta A mount, so any older lenses that fit the A mount can
    be used.
     
    Bill, Sep 7, 2006
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  3. Rob bedacht in
    Yes, but only the autofocus (AF) lenses.

    JL
     
    Justus Lipsius, Sep 7, 2006
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  4. Rob

    Rob Guest


    Ahhh says Rob....

    Thank you.
     
    Rob, Sep 8, 2006
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    Hebee Jeebes Guest

    Actually that isn't true. Sony did a lot more to Minolta's stuff than just
    slap their name on it. A lot of the technology in the Alpha was updated by
    Sony, updated considerably. At least be honest with your spewing of facts!

    R
     
    Hebee Jeebes, Sep 8, 2006
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    John Turco Guest


    Hello, Hebee Jeebes:

    Where is the evidence of this?


    Cordially,
    John Turco <>
     
    John Turco, Sep 11, 2006
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  7. When are you going to post some of those photos? I would love to see them.

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    MInister of Information, Sep 26, 2006
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