Does anyone know what type of mount is on this Sigma Lens?

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Ringwraith69
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Re: Does anyone know what type of mount is on this Sigma Lens?
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bclaff wrote:

Check with Sigma. They offer a mount conversion service.

I'd say it's a Minolta A-mount (later: Sony A mount), too. This a rather old lens, Sigma's lens conversion service is only available for certain more recent lenses. See their chart: https://www.sigma-global.com/en/lenses/cas/service/popups/interchangeable-lenses/

This one isn't on it.

In theory it's possible to use Minolta/Sony A mount lenses on a Canon body with an EF mount. You can for instance use these adapters:

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/products/Lens-Adapters/ci/3420/N/4077634486?filters=fct_camera-body-mount_1595%3Acanon-eos%2Cfct_lens-mount_1596%3Asony-a-mount-minolta-maxxum

However, you should ask yourself if it's worth the hassle and the investment. This is an older model Sigma lens, it has acceptable IQ but certainly nothing stellar. Canon cameras are quite fussy about accepting older Sigma lenses, they can cause the camera to lock up with an error. Not sure how that would work out with an adapter, but my advice would be to sell on this Sigma lens and get an original Canon 70-300 or 75-300 in stead. You'd get at least the same image quality without the hassle of trying to get an older, at best by current standards mediocre lens to work with your camera.

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