Next toy coming?

Started Dec 12, 2012 | Discussions thread
paulkienitz
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Re: MILCs, GXR, and Ricoh......
In reply to paulkienitz, Jan 2, 2013

paulkienitz wrote:

The one drawback is that the K adapter will be expensive, like $250 or more, because it will have to include a couple of substantial electric motors.

It turns out Sony has made such an adapter for E-mount, so we know roughly what it would cost.  Their original E to Alpha adapter had no motors and is probably overpriced at $140, but their second one includes not only a focus motor, but a translucent mirror phase detect system!, for $270 (current amazon price).

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