Sony LA-EA4 Adapter
Adapts Minolta MAXXUM AF and Sony Alpha A-Mount lenses to Sony E-Mount Mirrorless
Sony LA-EA4 adapter (adapts Sony Alpha or Minolta MAXXUM AF SLR lenses to Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras, about $298). enlarge. My biggest source of support is when you use any of these links, especially this link to it at Adorama or at Amazon, at B&H or at Crutchfield when you get anything, regardless of the country in which you live. It helps me keep adding to this free website when you get yours through those links — but I receive nothing for my efforts if you buy elsewhere. Thanks for your support! Ken.
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This little gizmo lets our mirrorless cameras replace SLRs. Heck, this adapter and the A7 is less expensive and better than the plastic A99 fake SLR!
It works with both the screw-focus and electronic focus lenses.
Bottom, Sony LA-EA4 adapter. enlarge.
$298, July 2017.
$350, December 2013.
It really works!
The less expensive LA-EA3 adapter doesn't provide autofocus with screw-focus lenses. It only couples exposure and aperture information. I don't know if it allows autofocus with electronic focus lenses.
Be careful of the piece of glass in the middle. It's easy to bang, and if it gets tweaked, AF will no longer be accurate.
Rear, Sony LA-EA4 adapter. enlarge.
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