I was reading the reviews of the LA-EA5 on Sony.com...

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tqlla Veteran Member • Posts: 6,174
Re: Useless reviews
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tbcass wrote:

SQLGuy wrote:

https://www.sony.com/electronics/converters-mount-adapters/la-ea5/buy/laea5

13 reviews, less than 2 stars average.

Maybe if more people write, or upvote, reviews complaining about the lack of wider support for screw drive lenses, Sony might get to hear that... since it's on their site.

Because it was mostly people whining who don't own the adapter but were complaining it won't work with their screw drive lenses on the camera they own. I want reviews tested on non screw drive lenses on cameras that Sony says it will work on. The few people who tested it properly gave it high marks.

Here's an example, 1 star.

"The main feature is the motor. But it doesn't work with most cameras (A7M3, o A7-C for that matter). It's ridiculous, for most people this adapter is useless."

Well I suspect that "most people" don't own any screw drive lens (me for example). I am interested in how well it works with newer A mount lenses with a built in motor both Sony and 3rd party. If my A99ii ever dies I need to know how my lenses will work on a camera like the A7rIV.

Whats the purpose of the LA-EA5 if you dont have screw drive lenses? There is already and LA-EA3, if you need to adapt SSM/SAM lenses.

The LA-EA5 is just a huge letdown by Sony. Why cant they just release a good A-mount product without imposing nonsense limits on it? They finally make an adapter for us that can use their screw drive lenses and limit it to Two full frame bodies(A7R4,  A1)

Even bodies that came after the A7Riv are excluded, such as the A7Siii, the A7C and the A9ii. I mean come on. Its bull crap.

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