The Outdated A-mount to E-mount adapter issue

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Re: The Outdated A-mount to E-mount adapter issue

havoc315 wrote:

Nobody is claiming otherwise!!! IF you have screw drive lenses, then having some support is better than no support. I

(a little bit later)

The real issue that CURRENT Sony A-mount users only get 2010 level support for transitioning to FE mount.

These two statements are incongruent. Why is Sony obligated to ensure cross compatibility on a 30 year old lens mount? I don't think there's any A mount lens that's not available in some FE version at this point. And there are plenty of FE lenses that don't exist in A mount. A mount users have 3 pretty straightforward choices.... stay with A mount, deal with the LA-EA4, or move to FE mount. It's not in Sony's interest to sell $400 adapters instead of $2000+ lenses.

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