Question about Quantaray 500mm f/8.0 Mirror with Macro Lens

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500mm lens will not function with my Canon digital Rebel XT.

Will focus fine but when I try to take a picture, the shutter locks and will not release until I power down. If no solution available, what model 500mm or higher lens can I find that will be compatible with the Canon digital?

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  • billsm9 Dec 11, 2008

    I have a Canon, EOS Rebel XT Digital Black Body. The Quantaray 500mm lens in question worked perfectly with my former Canon, Rebel 2000 EOS analog camera but appears to be incompatible with the digital version.

  • billsm9 Dec 11, 2008

    Thanks, I'll look them over.

  • mookid May 11, 2010

    What model camera are you using?

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This lens will work with Canon cameras. I use one on my Canon 30D. It is a fixed F8 you can not use auto or green box because there are not any contacts on the lens to talk to the camera. Its back to the basics manual adjust shutter and ISO to the get a correct exposer. DEFINITLY NOT A POINT AND SHOOT LENS.

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It's more than likely not compatible with the XT. 3rd party lenses are rarely completely compatible with the entire product range.  If you cannot afford genuine Canon lenses, I can recommend Tamron lenses. Although double check that it works with your camera.  

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