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Is the quantaray autofocus af70-300 lens compatible with the sony alpha 300

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It depends on the mount on the camera.

Quantaray is a 3rd party lens maker. They make the lens itself, then add a mount for each brand of camera lens mount. In some cases, you can have the mount changed at a camera shop.

But the only way to answer your question is to know what camera it was used on previously. If it was used on a Sony, then, likely, yes.

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