Question about Minolta AF 100mm f/2.8 (D) 1:1 Macro Lens

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I use a Sony A700, whyam I having trouble using a Minolta AF macro 100 1:28 (32) D

I have problems adjusting the lens on the camera

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SOURCE: quantaray 28-90 mm f/3.5-5.6 af macro telephoto lens for canon

That info can be found right here on Fixya

Posted on Feb 09, 2008


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SOURCE: Using sony alpha 100 with cosina 28-300

That shouldn't be a problem - Sony bought minolta, and based their DSLR's off the minolta line. This lens is supposed to work with the Sony without any problems.

Posted on Sep 19, 2008

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SOURCE: I am trying to use an older SIGMA 28 - 200 mm f3.5

To NOT get that error you need to use in AV mode. It's the only way that old Sigmas work with the new Canons. It's an aperture bug that old Sigma lens have and some the only way to fix it is to rechip it. The problem is that Sigma no longer rechips the lens.

Posted on Jul 03, 2009

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SOURCE: I have an older Minolta 50mm AF lens that sticks

Having been there with an older Minolta lens, I'd guess the lubrication on the iris has thickened to the point that the leaves are sticking open (normal position except during time when shutter is open). Time to find a local Minolta/Sony authorized repair shop and have it cleaned and lubricated.

Posted on Oct 16, 2010

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