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Will my achiever 260t,sigma 28-70 and tamron 70-300 that i used on my minolta maxxom work on a sony a100

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Yes, when Sony took over Konica Minolta they inherited the Maxxum lens mount (Minolta's AF lens mount system). the only Minolta lenses which don't work are the earlier manual focus type.

Sony have finally launched three new models which are the first to be clearly Sony designed, but they have still retained the Maxxum lens mounting.

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