Question about Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Lens for Minolta Maxxum

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Minolta 7000 Maxxum

I have an old Minolta 7000 for which I purchased a Tamron 28 - 300 Aspherical LD lens. I bought the lens about 10 years ago (I think). My question is this: can this lens be adapted to a new digital SLR?

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  • Lee Wik Sep 15, 2008

    Thanks, Robert

    I'll do just that. By the way, is the Maxxum 7000 worth hanging onto? It's actually in beautiful condition and has a Quantaray QTB-7500A flash. I still intend to get a DSLR.

  • Lee Wik Mar 16, 2009

    John, thanks for the information - it was very helpful. This lens set me back an arm and a leg so I'm grateful it can be saved. I will most definitely look into buying a Sony DSLR.

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The Minolta Maxxum 7000 uses a Minolta A mount, which is also used on the Sony Alpha series, as they bought out Minolta's technology. All Maxxum lenses should work for the most part on the Sony Alpha series of DSLR's, including the autofocus.

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You need to know the mm of the lens fitting.... and the mm of the camera fitting where the lens attaches... usually you can buy adaptors to mount different lens.

a good camera store should be able to assist you on that... even better ones will have the adaptors.

Robert

Posted on Sep 15, 2008

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    Roberta Smith Sep 15, 2008

    worth hanging onto is a subjective question (if that is the correct word). if it still takes great pictures of what you want... keep it





    Robert

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