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Old Sep 30, 2006, 10:54 PM   #1
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Can you use old lenses on new dSLR cameras...and does it have to be the same brand...like do i have to use an old Canon lens on a Canon dSLR Rebel XT/XTi for example
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Old Oct 1, 2006, 8:45 AM   #2
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Is it an EOS system camera (Autofocus)?

Canon changed the lens mount from the older FD mount used with their manual focus cameras to a newer EF mount (bayonet style Autofocus Mount) when they introduced their EOS System cameras in 1987.

If your lenses are EF mount (used with an EOS camera), they should work. If they're the older FD Mount Manual Focus lenses, they would not work without an adapter (which would have some drawbacks).

http://www.bobatkins.com/photography...focus_EOS.html

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