Fuji lens on Sony camera

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Rolonaz New Member • Posts: 2
Fuji lens on Sony camera

I have xf80 mm macro lens which is awesome, and I might be buying the Sony a9ii or sonyar7iv. Is there a converter out there where I could use this lens on a Sony?

Sony a9
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ZilverHaylide Senior Member • Posts: 1,142
Re: Fuji lens on Sony camera
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Rolonaz wrote:

I have xf80 mm macro lens which is awesome, and I might be buying the Sony a9ii or sonyar7iv. Is there a converter out there where I could use this lens on a Sony?

Not possible (without added optical elements that would raise the cost and lower the optical quality), because the "flange focal distance" for Sony E-mount cameras is greater than for Fuji X-mount lenses. (And that's even before you add the thickness for a necessary adapter). In addition, the Fuji X lenses are designed for APS-C size sensors, so the "image circle" projected by the lens would be too small to cover the larger full-frame sensor of the Sony cameras you mention.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flange_focal_distance

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image_circle

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