FotodioX Pro Lens Mount Adapter for Canon FD Lens to Sony A Mount Camera

FotodioX Pro Lens Mount Adapter for Canon FD Lens to Sony A Mount Camera

FotodioX Pro Lens Mount Adapter for Canon FD Lens to Sony A Mount Camera

B&H # FOPSAACFD MFR # FD-SNYA-PRO
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Product Highlights

  • Canon FD to A Mount DSLR
  • 1.4x Multi-Coated Focus Correction Lens
  • Maintains Infinity Focus
  • Leaf Spring Mount Design
  • Brass with Stainless Steel Finish
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This Pro Lens Adapter from Fotodiox enables the use of your Canon FD lenses on Sony A mount SLR and DSLR cameras. It features a durable brass construction with stainless steel finish and a leaf spring ensures a secure connection between the lens and adapter. Additionally, through the use of a 1.4x multi-coated focus correction lens, this adapter is designed to maintain infinity focus. This correction lens can also be removed to render the adapter as an extension tube for macro shooting.

This manual adapter does not maintain automatic lens control between the camera and lens; aperture priority or manual shooting modes should be used, as well as stop-down metering for exposure control.
UPC: 812759018522
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FotodioX Pro Lens Mount Adapter for Canon FD Lens to Sony A Mount Camera
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
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    Adapter
    Camera Mount Sony/Minolta A
    Lens Mount Canon FD
    Physical
    Material Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Dimensions Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Weight Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.2 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 2.9 x 2.9 x 1.2"
    Pro Lens Mount Adapter for Canon FD Lens to Sony A Mount Camera is rated 3.0 out of 5 by 2.
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Poorly documented I attempted to use this product yesterday with my Sony A700 and a few of my large collection of Canon FD lenses. First of all, this thing arrived with no documentation; zero! I did some searching on the web and found manuals on the Fotodiox site. The quotes are intentional. This feels like using Unix 30 years ago, where the documentation told you about 25% of what you needed to know. I also called B&H and spoke to one of their technical people; he was pretty clueless. I don't blame them for that -- they can't possibly know the details for every product they sell. It is Fotodiox's responsibility to document the use of their product.If you are interested in this product, I will save you some time and aggravation by telling you some things that are not in the manual that are essential. 1. You must set the camera to aperture priority.2. The camera must be set to fire the shutter without a lens present (the A700 has a setting for this, if you dig around in the menu structure; it will only take a couple of hours :-).3. To mount the adapter on the camera, the ring with the word Install must be turned so the dots line up.4. Leave the install ring as it was when you mounted the adapter on the camera. If you turn it, you will not be able to mount the lens. There is some gibberish in the manual about this, but it is not helpful.5. Set up the way I just suggested, you use the aperture ring on the lens to determine the aperture (the adapter also lets you use its ring for this; don't). The camera will do its usual aperture priority thing and determine the shutter speed.The product itself looks well made. I don't know about results yet, as my time with it has been spent on the phone, searching the web, scratching my head, and doing a bit of cursing. Hopefully, now that I've broken the Fotodiox code, I will be able to make some use of my beautiful Canon lenses with the Sony body.
    Date published: 2015-01-16
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Adapter Does the job, but hard to use.
    Date published: 2015-02-03
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