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Old December 4th, 2011, 01:32 AM   #1
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Nikon F-Mount Adapter?

Are there any recommendations for a Nikon lens adapter that allows for manual and automatic aperture, focus and zoom controls with the Nikon's G series?
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Old December 7th, 2011, 08:32 AM   #2
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Re: Nikon F-Mount Adapter?

Adam - I'm not sure I understand your question. Are you looking for an adapter that allows you to use auto aperture on your Nikon lenses with a Sony NEX camera? Pretty sure that doesn't exist.

There are, however, several adapters that will allow you to use your Nikon lenses on NEX cameras and manually adjust the aperture. I used this http://www.amazon.com/Fotodiox-Adapter-Nikkor-Including-NEX-VG10/dp/B003Y2YE3A with a rented NEX-VG20 this weekend, and it worked just fine.

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Old December 7th, 2011, 05:54 PM   #3
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Re: Nikon F-Mount Adapter?

Thanks, Bill.

Well, I suppose I could manually adjust the aperture. It's no biggie.

With the VG20 and a Nikon lens will I still be able to control focus and zoom via the camera?
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Old December 7th, 2011, 07:16 PM   #4
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Re: Nikon F-Mount Adapter?

Aperture, focus and zoom are manual with all non-Sony lenses.

The only auto-focus, auto-aperture lenses that work with the VG20 are Sony E mount (NEX) and A mount (with the Sony LA-EA2 adapter).

There is no power zoom for the VG20 (unless you buy an old A mount Minolta Maxxum power zoom with the LA-EA2).

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