A dumb question about alpha lenses and NEX

Discussion in 'Sony Alpha E-Mount Lenses' started by nianys, Sep 2, 2012.

  1. nianys

    nianys TalkEmount All-Pro

    Aug 23, 2012
    I'm wondring something here. HAs anybody integrated alpha, or Minolta, lenses, via the LAEA2 in their NEX system ?? Like, a 35 prime for instance, of fast zooms ? I wouldn't mind the bulk of the excellent 2.8 Sigma zooms in Sony mount for instance, for high quality telephoto solutions.. Am I mistaken thinking the adapter will allow AF on alpha, Minolta, and all alpha mount third party lenses ??
    Has anyone tried this and can comment on AF speed ???

    Thanks a lot, I think I might want to do that for a few focal lenses that are not available in NEX native optics yet.

    Sorry I just found a webpage that answers the question in detail and apparently, it's a pretty lame solution.
  2. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ

    Answering your own question is not fair.:rolleyes:

    Ya only the Alpha lenses are usable with the LAEA2, but you loose a bit in the translation.

    Any other lens is attached via various adapters and allows manual focus only.