lens adapter to use KM 85 1.4 lens on K5

Started Jul 25, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: lens adapter to use KM 85 1.4 lens on K5
In reply to Stephan01, Jul 30, 2012

Stephan01 wrote:

Does anyone know if there is an adapter to use the Konica Minolta/sony lenses on the K5?

You are referring to what is now the Sony A mount and not the old Konica AR (pre Minolta) or old Minolta MC/MD mount correct?

I would be inclined to use a Sony camera for those, you can pick up an A55 or even a NEX camera with an adapter fairly inexpensively. Otherwise, sell the lens (they are worth a lot) and get something for Pentax mount. I don't know how much an adapter without glass would let you focus, and how good a glass adapter would be (they will mess with focal length a little). Might be worth a try though if they are inexpensive.

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