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Older lenses in new digital cameras

Hi!, i have a question, my father, a great photo enthusiast back in the eighties, bought some lenses and cameras , his favorite a Minolta XG-2 and Vivitar Series 1 Lenses, a 70-210mm and so on.
Can I use these lenses in a Digital Camera, If so... what kind of camera do you recomend purchising?
i would really appreciate your generous answer!
George from Monterrey, Mx.

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The camera and lenses you mention are non-autofocus equipment and have a different mount than newer ones. Your best choice for reliability, price, and ease of service would be one of the Canon EOS digital SLRs. Second choice would be Nikon D series. Minolta autofocus lenses used on the older Maxxum series film cameras can be used on the new Sony digitals, but Sony is new to digital SLRs and their track record remains to be seen.

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