New Adaptor Enables Advanced Autofocus Capabilities When Attaching A-mount Lenses to Latest E-mount Bodies
Dubai, UAE, 7 September 2020: Sony Middle East & Africa announced the new LA-EA5, a 35mm Full-frame A-mount lens adaptor that allows users to easily pair advanced E-mount camera bodies with A-mount lenses1.
Using the new LA-EA5 A-mount adaptor, users can now access the acclaimed autofocus and high-speed shooting capabilities found in Sony's latest E-mount camera bodies1 with A-mount SSM (Super Sonic wave Motor) and SAM (Smooth Autofocus Motor) lenses , as well as A-mount lenses that do not have internal focus motors.
When used with the Alpha 7R IV or Alpha 66003, high-speed continuous shooting with AF/AE tracking at up to 11 fps is possible with SSM/SAM lenses and lenses that do not have internal focus motors, such as the Sonnar T* 135mm F1.8 ZA and Planar T* 85mm F1.4 ZA. Full support is provided for focal plane phase-detection AF , wide-area focal phase-detection AF6 coverage, Real-time Eye AF for both humans and animals, Real-time Tracking and AF/AE4 (auto exposure) tracking.
LA-EA5 with Alpha 7R IV and SAL85F14Z
The LA-EA5 combines a compact design, featuring an aperture drive unit and a newly developed compact AF drive unit. To ensure comfortable operation when used on an E-mount camera body, the new adaptor's diameter matches that of the A-mount, perfectly aligning with the edges of the mount. The LA-EA5 allows easy operation on full-frame E-mount bodies, even when a vertical grip is attached to the camera body.
Pricing and Availability
The LA-EA5 will be available in the Middle East from November 2020.
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