Does Sony force Sigma to disable OS in lens?

Started Apr 26, 2013 | Discussions thread
Keit ll
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In reply to Steve Cohan, Apr 27, 2013

It is interesting that no one has mentioned the possibility of using Sigma & Tamron lenses on Sony's NEX series by using the various adapters including Sony's own.

Some NEX users are seeking out older Stabilized Sigma in order to use them on their bodies because the Nex's do not have IBIS. The obvious solution is of course to incorporate IBIS into the NEX but for some reason Sony do not want to do this despite the fact that it would greatly facilitate the use of legacy lenses which is touted as one of the main attractions of using a NEX.

Sigma are actually losing potential sales to NEX users by dropping IS from their Alpha fitting lenses.

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