I need a Sony LA-EA5

Discussion in 'Accessories' started by MAubrey, Aug 25, 2015.

  1. MAubrey

    MAubrey TalkEmount Top Veteran

    Dec 9, 2013
    Bellingham, WA (displaced Canadian)
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    With the earlier A7x cameras:

    LA-EA3 gave us EXIF data and bad AF with some lenses and no AF with lenses without motors
    LA-EA4 gave us EXIF data, decent AF with all lenses, and a loss of light.

    Now the A7rII gives me great AF with the LA-EA3 for lenses with built in motors, but if I want to us a screwdrive lens, I still need LA-EA4.

    How about an LA-EA5 that's basically the LA-EA3+screwdrive? It's really the only think that's holding me back from the ZA 135mm f1.8 (well, that and the completely decimated photography budget).
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  2. SpaceManSpiff

    SpaceManSpiff TalkEmount Top Veteran

    Dec 13, 2013
    Tucson, AZ
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    Good idea! I was thinking the same thing for those of us who might have a minolta Beercan floating around and are hoping that the A7iii or A7Sii will be BSI with PDAF.
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  3. serhan

    serhan TalkEmount All-Pro

    Aug 27, 2011
    Beercan is cheaper then Sony adapters... LA-EA4 is still better to focus then LA-EA3 with the Tamron 28-300mm pzd... LA-EA3 hunts more... Fastest af is with Sony 55-210mm with no baffle...
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