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Old Mar 15, 2012, 6:31 PM   #1
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Default Hi friends:) is there any professional help here?:)

i'm not being as lazy as it looks i did some research on the web, but its so crazy with this new technology these days ))... here is my crazy question that need some good knowledge to be answered i think I have my old Minolta Maxxum STsi camera and 2 pairs of good lenses... but its time for me to go digital... so I think i could save some money if i use my lenses and just buy a new digital body that works with them .. the thing is.. i have to be able to make videos/movies with the camera that i'm going to buy.. so if you could please list for me all the digital models that will fit my good old lenses and that can record videos... i guess its not a big deal if the AF doesnt work.. i can do MF no problem Thank you so much for your help friends it is really appreciated
and here is some info about my lenses
  • Lens Mounting Minolta AF
  • Compatible Mountings Minolta A-type
  • Lens Aperture F/3.5-5.6
  • Lens Construction 10.0 group(s) / 10.0 element(s)
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Old Mar 15, 2012, 8:16 PM   #2
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Sony bought the camera business from Minolta, so you could probably use your current lenses with a Sony Alpha camera body.

If you decide to go with a different manufacturer for the camera body, you won't be able to AF or AE with your lenses.

Take a look at the Sony A35, A55, (New) A57, A65 and A77.
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