Sony LA-EA2 A NEX Camera Mount Adapter, Attach A-mount Lenses to E-mount Camera Body.

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About Sony LA-EA2

The Sony A NEX Camera Mount Adapter allows a A-mount lenses to be used with E-mount camera bodies and supports full-time continuous Phase Detect AF. It's the world's first mount adaptor equipped with Translucent Mirror Technology that makes high speed, accurate AF possible when shooting both still images and action-packed video using a 15-point AF system and 3 cross sensors.

Sony LA-EA2 Features

  • Translucent Mirror Technology built-in: The LA-EA2 is the first adapter in the world to include Sony's exclusive Translucent Mirror Technology and Phase Detect AF sensor
  • TTL Phase Detection AF for video and stills: Allows your E-mount camera to enjoy high speed, accurate TTL phase detection auto focus for both still and video capture
  • A-mount adaptor: The LA-EA2 Adaptor allows you to attach the full range of Sony A-mount lenses
  • AE support: An aperture drive mechanism enables AE with all A-mount lenses except teleconverters

Sony LA-EA2 Specifications

Focus System
TTL phase detection system
Focus Points
15-point AF system with 3 cross sensors
AF Modes
Continuous AF, Single-shot
Dimensions (W x H x D)
3-1/8 x 3-1/2 x 1-3/4 inches (78.5 x 86.5 x 44mm)
Weight
7.1oz (200g)

Sony LA-EA2 Reviews

Reviewed by 3 customers

 
5.0

A Bridge Between Lenses

By

from North Pole, Alaska  -  Hobbyist/Enthusiast

I bought this as a way to extend my lens selection from Sony's emount system. Although the emount lenses were good, I needed more reach and opted to purchase a Tamron 18-270 and a Tamron 70-300. Adapter works well and shows no difference in terms of lens speed, etc. Very pleased ... in fact, enough so, I bought a 2nd one so my wife can use my other lenses as well.

 
5.0

It works as advertised

By

from Phoenix  -  Semi-Professional

This adapter allows me to use my arsenal of lenses on my NEX VG30 video camera. It makes some very nice video options available to me including long range and super wide. The only bad thing is that you can only go to apeture 3.5 on video, but i think that is the camera's fault.

(8 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Great Item "BUT"

By

from RI

First off I am a Sony fan, I believe that they are going in the right direction with their cameras. That being said, I bought and returned the LA-EA2 due to its lack of image stabilization and this becomes apparent as you start using longer lenses with this adapter. I have the NEX 6 a really great camera, I also have a SLT A65 also great. As I see it the NEX 6 with the 16-50 lens along with a SEL 55210 is all you really need. I bought the NEX 6 for its size it seems to me that it can be a really great street camera.

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Shopper  Why Did You Choose This?
RICHARD G  Wanted rapid AF with all my A mount lenses on the NEX-5
Shopper  Does this offer slt ?
BENJAMIN S  I'm not sure what "slt" is. The adapter transfers all the A mount lens features,auto focus, shutter speed and aperture control to the E mount camera. The adapter is expensive but if you have several A mount lenses you would like to use on an E mount camera, its probably worth it. The bulk of the adapter is negligible when using a wide range zoom but not so when using a smaller lens. Ben
Shopper  I have a Sigma 150-500mm f/5-6.3. Will the IS and AF work with my NEX-6?
JIM W  First, be aware that there are two models of the Sony adapter for Alpha or A mount lens to the Sony NEX E mount: The older LA-EA1 adapter will NOT do Auto-Focus, but the newer and more expensive LA-EA2 will do Auto-Focus on lens that support AF. Secondly, remember this is an adapter for Alpha or A lens to the Sony NEX E mount. The Sony/Minolta A mount lens do not have image stabilization in the lenses (the Sony Alpha cameras have IS within the Alpha bodies). For this reason, all third-party lenses, that I am aware of, that are made for the Sony A mount do not have built-in IS in the lens. If your Sigma lens has built-in IS, it is probably either a Canon or Nikon mount, rather than a Sony A mount, and thus will not mount on this adapter. Double-check your Sigma lens.
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