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What is Minolta A Mount?



at first

I’m sorry

Because we can’t speak english

I am using DeepL translate, so it may be a strange sentence,

but I would like you to understand

Thank you

I have written about various types of mounts and types of film cameras.

This time, I would like to introduce

I will write about the Minolta A mount for film camera lenses in a simple
and easy-to-understand manner.

I will explain using the lenes sell by our company Vintage Shop Japan Inc.

Minolta AF ZOOM 24-105mm f/3.5-4.5 D(Autofocus lens)

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AF (auto focus) is indicated in the lens name.

And since there are electronic contacts (for autofocusing)
on the mount
A-mount lenses.


about autofocus lenses.

Please refer to the following column for more information.

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Comparison of Minolta A mount and NEW MD mount. (Reference photo)

You can easily see the difference.

The word “AF” is missing from the lens name.


No electronic contacts on the mount. (For manual focus)

This is all about the Minolta A mount.

If I notice anything about camera mounts in the future

I’ll keep you posted!

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Writer Takashi Okumura