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FotodioXPro Lens Mount Adapter for Minolta MD Lens to Canon EF Mount Camera with Dandelion Focus Confirmation Chip
 
4.6

(based on 16 reviews)

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90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (8)
  • Durable (6)
  • Compact (5)
  • Great picture quality (4)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Landscape/scenery (5)
  • Video (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (4), Semi-pro photographer (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (10)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great Buy!

Build Quality is outstanding. Metal construction does not feel cheap at all. I bought this so I could try out some of the older MD lenses to try and save some money, and...Read complete review

Build Quality is outstanding. Metal construction does not feel cheap at all. I bought this so I could try out some of the older MD lenses to try and save some money, and it works like a charm. This piece fits perfectly for my vintage Minolta MD 50mm 1.7 on my 60D. I now have a beautiful video lens for less than $ including the adapter. My next lens is going to be a Minolta 12mm for $!! I LOVE THIS ADAPTER!!!!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Poor Exposure

This is a high quality adapter that fits perfectly. I had no issues with my two Minolta lenses mounting to my 7d. The first unit I received had a bad dandelion chip and was...Read complete review

This is a high quality adapter that fits perfectly. I had no issues with my two Minolta lenses mounting to my 7d. The first unit I received had a bad dandelion chip and was over exposing by more than two stops. The unit I just received seems to be better but it's still over exposing. I haven't been able to program this chip either because I'm getting 00 for my aperture in the camera. I'd recommend not bothering for the chipped version and just rely on live view magnification to confirm focus.

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5.0

Beautiful product

By Nic D Hund

from Here

Comments about FotodioX Pro Lens Mount Adapter for Minolta MD Lens to Canon EF Mount Camera with Dandelion Focus Confirmation Chip:

This was exactly what I needed. My old Minolta glass has been sitting around for years until I thought about getting this jewel and it works exactly like I hoped. The only thing I had any difficulty with was programming the chip, more because it's unusual than anything else. The only other thing of note is that my Canon looks a little silly with a Minolta lens on the end, but function trumps form.

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5.0

Great product

By Ben

from Northern MI

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy to Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/Scenery

    Comments about FotodioX Pro Lens Mount Adapter for Minolta MD Lens to Canon EF Mount Camera with Dandelion Focus Confirmation Chip:

    I use this to be able to use my old but good Minolta MC and MD lenses for astrophotography. I need to manually adjust focus but at close to infinity does not seem to be a problem. Manual shutter speed is necessary however that lends itself to various results that can be interesting. Seems well constructed and very easy to use. I would recommend and purchase again. Product performs as expected.

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    5.0

    Make Sure You Buy The Right Adapter

    By Matt

    from Miami, FL

    About Me Photography Student

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy to Use
    • Great Picture Quality
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about FotodioX Pro Lens Mount Adapter for Minolta MD Lens to Canon EF Mount Camera with Dandelion Focus Confirmation Chip:

        Does what it says, but make sure that you don't confuse this lens adapter with the Sony A lens to Canon EOS adapter. I have a collection of old Minolta lenses that work great on my Canon Rebel T5i, unfortunately I have more AF lenses than MD lenses, so I'll need to get the other adapter being that Minolta was bought by Sony way back when and has the same mount as Sony's A lenses.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Great Product

        By Joe

        from Bellingham, WA

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Easy to Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Macro

          Comments about FotodioX Pro Lens Mount Adapter for Minolta MD Lens to Canon EF Mount Camera with Dandelion Focus Confirmation Chip:

          This has enabled me to pull out my old Minolta lenses, greatly expanding my options with my Canon 5D Mark II.

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          • No

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          3.0

          Poor Exposure

          By Garth McElroy

          from Anson, Maine

          Comments about FotodioX Pro Lens Mount Adapter for Minolta MD Lens to Canon EF Mount Camera with Dandelion Focus Confirmation Chip:

          This is a high quality adapter that fits perfectly. I had no issues with my two Minolta lenses mounting to my 7d. The first unit I received had a bad dandelion chip and was over exposing by more than two stops. The unit I just received seems to be better but it's still over exposing. I haven't been able to program this chip either because I'm getting 00 for my aperture in the camera. I'd recommend not bothering for the chipped version and just rely on live view magnification to confirm focus.

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          5.0

          Great

          By Joe

          from SoCal

          Comments about FotodioX Pro Lens Mount Adapter for Minolta MD Lens to Canon EF Mount Camera with Dandelion Focus Confirmation Chip:

          Works great! Fits my lens pretty snug and had a great build. Came in handy. I recomend.

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          5.0

          Great product !

          By Machia

          from NJ

          Comments about FotodioX Pro Lens Mount Adapter for Minolta MD Lens to Canon EF Mount Camera with Dandelion Focus Confirmation Chip:

          Great product which allows you to utilize all of your old manual lenses ! Use in manual or aperture priority mode with full light metering. image quality is excellent. Very well built too.

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          5.0

          Excellent product

          By machia

          from NJ

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Easy to Use
          • Good Video Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Video

            Comments about FotodioX Pro Lens Mount Adapter for Minolta MD Lens to Canon EF Mount Camera with Dandelion Focus Confirmation Chip:

            The FotodioX lens adapters allows one to take their current DSLR camera and use them with their older manual focus lenses. In my case I have a Canon APS-C DSLR camera, and this adapter allows me to use all my old Rokkor-Minolta manual lenses! Altough it is stated that there is a magnification factor of 1.4X ( equating to a 100% magnification factor on an APS-C DSLR camera ), I haven't seen that much of a magnification and also there is no loss of f-stop. Photos are clear, and beat of all this little gem of an adapter allows me to utilize all the perfectly good lenses I had laying around collecting dust ! All of my prime lenses, wide angel and telephoto zooms are now being used again. And one can use either the manual or aperature priority modes with full light metering. A great product that I would recommend to a freind.

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            • Yes

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            5.0

            Reuse your film lens on a digital body

            By JDRdigitalEOS

            from Windsor,Ny.

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Durable
            • Easy to Use
            • Great Picture Quality
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Wildlife Photos

              Comments about FotodioX Pro Lens Mount Adapter for Minolta MD Lens to Canon EF Mount Camera with Dandelion Focus Confirmation Chip:

              I acquired at a thrift shop a never used Vivitar 400mm f5.6 telephoto Minolta SR mount lens . With the confermation from B&H knowledgeable staff the Adapter works on my Canon Digital Rebel camera. I have used a Adapter to use my film canon lenses with the same result . Of course no auto focus but I rarely use it on a telephoto lens anyway.Thank you for the express delivery. I ordered it one day and it was delivered next day . Fantastic.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Works Just Like I Thought It Would.

              By Shorty'sPics

              from Elizabeth, CO

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Compact
              • Durable
              • Easy to Use
              • Great Picture Quality
              • Well built

              Cons

              • Hard To Program

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Sports/Action
              • Travel
              • Video
              • Weddings/Events
              • Wildlife Photos

              Comments about FotodioX Pro Lens Mount Adapter for Minolta MD Lens to Canon EF Mount Camera with Dandelion Focus Confirmation Chip:

              I bought this adapter for a video I was shooting with a friend of mine, and wanted to use some of my old primes. It arrived in the mail, and needless to say I was excited to try it out. It's well built, and doesn't stick to my lens or camera body.
              I'd say, so far, the only downside I've had with it, is that, it is a bit difficult to program. Other than that, I'm very pleased with it.

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              • No

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              4.0

              Great

              By Dan San

              from México

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Usefull

              Cons

              • Flimsy Construction

              Best Uses

              • Video

              Comments about FotodioX Pro Lens Mount Adapter for Minolta MD Lens to Canon EF Mount Camera with Dandelion Focus Confirmation Chip:

              It really does what it says. Just what I need.

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              • No

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              5.0

              This adapter works

              By Duane

              from Spokane, Wa.

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Great Picture Quality
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about FotodioX Pro Lens Mount Adapter for Minolta MD Lens to Canon EF Mount Camera with Dandelion Focus Confirmation Chip:

                  I have these old lenses for my 35mm camera that I used to love using but now that I have a DSLR I can't use them. Right? I was leary about an adapter but I figured it was worth the money to find out if I could make those old Minolta lenses usefull again. This thing works. I'm using them now with my Canon 70D. My old macro lens is sharp as a tack and my old wide angle works great. You have to do a little work to get the exposure right but I knew that going in. Once you play with the adapter on your old lenses you'll figure it out. Make sure you know the old style lens mount so that you get the right adapter. I have 4 old lenses and because of this adapter two of those are now an everyday part of my arsenal. It works. Old Minolta lenses are now being used on my 70D. How much did I save by not buying new glass? This adapter works.

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                  2.0

                  It does what says

                  By lonewolfnpickens

                  from Pickens SC

                  About Me Casual Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Poor Image Quality

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about FotodioX Pro Lens Mount Adapter for Minolta MD Lens to Canon EF Mount Camera with Dandelion Focus Confirmation Chip:

                      This product does what it says it will do connect a Minolta lens to a Canon EOS camera, However my lens wouldn't focus correctly with it, I am not sure you can buy any adapter that an old 35mm lens will work correct on a updated camera like what's on the market today, but you never know! I gave this a two star due to the very good workmanship. Buy at your own risk it may work and it may not work!

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                      5.0

                      Great Buy!

                      By Christophosho

                      from Pembroke Pines, FL

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Compact
                      • Durable
                      • Easy to Use
                      • Good Video Quality

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Video

                        Comments about FotodioX Pro Lens Mount Adapter for Minolta MD Lens to Canon EF Mount Camera with Dandelion Focus Confirmation Chip:

                        Build Quality is outstanding. Metal construction does not feel cheap at all. I bought this so I could try out some of the older MD lenses to try and save some money, and it works like a charm. This piece fits perfectly for my vintage Minolta MD 50mm 1.7 on my 60D. I now have a beautiful video lens for less than $ including the adapter. My next lens is going to be a Minolta 12mm for $!! I LOVE THIS ADAPTER!!!!

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Just What I Wanted and Needed!

                        By Screaming Turtle

                        from Flagstaff, Arizona, USA

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Easy to Use
                        • Good quality

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about FotodioX Pro Lens Mount Adapter for Minolta MD Lens to Canon EF Mount Camera with Dandelion Focus Confirmation Chip:

                            This adapter is precision made and works perfectly, both in its fit to the camera body and various lenses. Like many photographers with some years and miles on them, I have an extensive collection of equipment for my totally manual 35mm camera. After learning about this adapter, I went and bought a DSLR body and can use all my old lenses in either a totally manual (my favorite) or aperture priority settings. TTL meter works fine. No need to break the bank on new lenses. I recommend this item and would buy it again.

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                            5.0

                            FotodioX adapter to canon 7d

                            By Clive diggums

                            from Colorado

                            Comments about FotodioX Pro Lens Mount Adapter for Minolta MD Lens to Canon EF Mount Camera with Dandelion Focus Confirmation Chip:

                            The construction on the adapter is top notch, the lenses work beautifully, it lets you re learn how to giro graph with new (old) lenses. Overall a great product

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