Minolta Maxxum AF 28-100mm f3.5/5.6 D Zoom Lens

Started Oct 2, 2008 | Discussions thread
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Re: Minolta Maxxum AF 28-100mm f3.5/5.6 D Zoom Lens
In reply to Gene Tenold, Oct 2, 2008

These lenses contain a distance encoder. This allows the camera to read the current focus distance from the lens. The information is used for ADI flash, and the Dynax 7 can also calculate DOF with this information. With non-D lenses you can not use ADI.

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http://www.mhohner.de/sony-minolta/onelens/af28-100f35d
http://www.popphoto.com/cameralenses/985/minolta-28-100mm-f35-56d-af.html
http://www.mhohner.de/sony-minolta/faq.php#D_lens

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