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IT IS A RING, WHICH FITS ON THE FRONT OF THE LENS AS STANDARD WHEN PURCHASED. IT IS USED TO MOUNT ANY ACCESSORIES.


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You've described an adapter ring. It's used to mount standard size accessories and lenses onto your camera. The best source is probably eBay.
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IT IS A RING, WHICH FITS ON THE FRONT OF THE LENS AS STANDARD WHEN PURCHASED. IT IS USED TO MOUNT ANY ACCESSORIES.


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My son recently was given a Pentax K100 D. He had a previous film camera for which he purchased a Sigma Zoom 28-300mm 1:35-6.3 witha Minolta mount. The question is:is it possible to purchase a Pentax adapter mount and stiil be able to use his old lens? My son lives in the U.K. Hope you can help.Thanks


Can all PENTAX 35mm interchangeable lenses be used with the K100D?\015\012Yes, however there are restrictions when using\015\012lenses other than DA, D FA, FA, FA J ser ... Digital Cameras

Hi..... Years ago I purchased a Vivitar Series 1 70-210 zoom lens with macro to fit my Konica SLRs. I also aquired a similar lense to fit my Minolta 101b. I have recently bought a Sony A100 digital SLR and would like to know if there are any converter rings available to use my old lenses on the new camera. I just love the one-stop zoom and focus operation. Any help appreciated Grayham


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I have a Rokkor MC mount 50mm F1.4 lens and I would like to use it on my Sony Alfa 100 camera. I think I need an MC/Md mount adapter to a Sony camera. Am I right. Some adds say the adapter fits Minolta cameras...does that include the Alfa? Also I see some adapters have glass and some don't. I think I should get one with out glass----right?


This website says the MC/Md adapter will fit the Sony Alpha A100 camera, so I think it's the right one for you. Here's the site:\015\012http:/ ... Digital Cameras

Error code WHEN I USE MY LARGER LENS I KEEP GETTING ERROR CODE 01. IT SAYS TO CLEAN THE CONTACTS BUT I AM WONDERING SINCE IT IS JUST WITH MY LARGE LENS IF THERE IS A PROBLEM WITH THE LENS? IT IS NOT A CANON LENS BUT IS MADE TO FIT THE EF AND EFS? WITH THIS MAKE A DIFFERENCE? I USED THE LENS ON MY 35MM FROM CANNON AND NEVER HAD A PROBLEM. I AM NOW TRYING TO USE IT ON MY DIGITAL XS?


Yes, Canon DSLRs are very sensitive to some NON-Canon lenses.If firmware inside the camera detects foreign lens, it locks-up the camera.Basically, Canon wants you to buy only Canon lenses. ... Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera

Lens adaptor I purchased a Phoenix 1300mm lens for my minolta cameras, maxxum 7d digital and analogue. The lens adaptor that was supplied with the lens has no cantacts and when attached to the body and the shutter release pressed, the camera indicates that there is no lens attached. The company that I purchased the lens from in Queensland Australia, and Phoenix themselves no longer seem to be in business so Ihave no results from them. The Phoenix lens is a screw mount looks like early Pentax but


The good news is that it is possible to get the camera to operate with the lens & adapter :-)The bad news is that you'll only be able to use it in manual mode :-(To get the camera(s) to actually fire, you will need to chan ... Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D / Dynax 7D Digital Camera

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Try your EOS in AV (aprature value) mode. You should be able to adjust your aperature value in 1/3 or 1/2 steps dependind how you have your Custom Functions set in your camera's menu. Possibly the lens you purchased is for an EOS 35mm. If you use a 3 ... Sigma Digital Cameras

Wont turn on, shutter open at all times When I power on the camera, the shutter lens trys to open but it can't. I've purchased a new battery and fully charged it. The camera was purchased in May 2008. I've only used it about a dozen times. The last time was Christmas of 2008. Can you help ? Lens won't retract


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Please, please please please can you help me, i have bought a vivitar 120-600mm minolta mount lens, but can't find a camera or an adaptor for it to fit on, i have a sony a33 digital and a minolta 303si and it fits neither of these, the serial number on the large lens starts with 77 please please can you help


This lens should fit an older SLR Canon with the FD style lens mounts. I believe all SLR canon cameras were the FD style until 1987. Then they switched to the EF mounts. The last FD style mount was used on the T60 in 1990. ... Digital Cameras

I am shooting with a 10mm - 22mm lens - however that should not matter. Frequently my camera cannot find a focal point and therefore i cannot active the shutter release. I am forced to switch to either Manual focus or A (Automatic. I generally have the camera set to either AV or P for standard shooting. I have an EOS Reblel (6.4 pxls) that i've used with the same (10 -22) lens and i have never run into this focusing issue. Also, I am framing pretty standard subjects like doorways etc....N


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I just purchased (about one month ago)a Canon 50 D with 28-135 is. Yesterday I recieved a Canon 2.8 IS L 70 -200mm. When I mount the camera to the lens ( the 70-200) I notice a little wiggle in the mount attachment. I went back and checked to see if my other canon and Sigma lenses do this on the 50 d and they do. I just seems more noticeable with the larger lens. Is this normal?


The larger lens is longer and the wiggle is the same amount of play but closer to the end of the lens it moves more due to it being longer/larger. Just insure there is no substantial movement at the actual connection or lens and body. It should lock ... Canon EOS 50D Digital Camera with 28-135mm lens

I just find it weird with the no lens problem. See after purchasing it and test was done the camera is quite okay. I've charge it for until its full and its ready for use for my trip. I'm pretty sure i did not dropped the camera and it was in my laptops case when i have the flight. then worst thing comes when i turned it on and at first the display is blurred again i turn if off and on, then the error lens came out. 4 days in the island i did not used this camera at all. by the time i went back


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I have a Nikon D90 with 18-105 mm lens. Lately, the onboard flash has not been firing even when I try to enforce it by having the flash popped up. It will only fire if I do one of the following: 1) unmount the lens from the camera body and then re-mount it back on, which the flash will fire maybe once or twice and that's it!, or 2) switch on a different lens which definitely works with the flash firing every single time. What needs to be done? I purchased this lens last December (2009). Is


Sounds like a dodgy electrical contact, possibly between the lens mount and the camera body. The lens ought to still be in warranty, but that would depend on what warranty the manufacturer or seller offer in your part of the world (in the UK, the sel ... Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm lens

I have a vivitar telephoto lens for the camera, but not sure how to mount the lens. If I take the outer ring off, I dont know if the lens that came with the camera is suppose to also unscrew, or if there are other actions I need to take to use the new telephoto lens


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This is a simple fix. Take the lens and with slight pressure, pens the lens until it's straight. It will make a clicking sounds and lens is lined up and will retract. ... Kodak EasyShare Z7590 Digital Camera

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Whenever I try to take a picture using "auto focus" option with my Nikon D40, (using the standard lens that came w/the camera), it makes a clicking sound and will not auto focus. But if I use it in manual mode it does not click. What could be the problem?


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I have a Canon Powershot S3IS and I recently purchased a 2x telephoto lens. When I use the telephoto lens and try to extend the distance as far as it will go, the camera shuts off and says lens error please restart camera. Do you have any idea why it is doing this?


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Hello, Greetings!! I hope you are doing great.. It was great time to see your posts..it is really interesting. I own a Canon 1000D with a Sigma 70-300mm Lens and a Giottos Tripod..I am planning to do a time lapse photography. i need your valuable inputs for the following queries: 1. Can i do a Clouds and nature time lapse using Sigma 70-300mm Lens or should i want to go with 18-555mm standard lens. 2. Please tell the settings that i should do in Canon 1000D. 3.kindly provide the


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I bought a Canon 40D from Amazon--through Ace Digital Photo--in a kit with a 17-85mm lens, presumably new. I replaced it recently with the 50D. Now I learn that the camera, which was never outside my home and has about 100 activations was used--quite a lot of use and significant dust on the sensor. I was cheated, obviously. I can see the dust myself and a camera shop told me the camera was used extensively. Well, I am pretty disappointed. The purchase date was around 08/01/2008 and I still


This is not a Canon web site. But I seriously doubt that Canon would send used cameras to its dealers -- where would they get them? More likely one of Ace's former customers returned the camera and Ace re-sold it as new. Your unfortunate situation is ... Canon Digital Cameras

I was using the camera when the lens became stuck out even with new batteries, it has now managed to go back in but the lens wobbles a lot and the lens doesnt close at the front, i think i need to take it in to be fixed but im worried it will cost more than a new camera


Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camer ... Kodak EasyShare C360 Digital Camera

I have an old model Minolta AF 35-80mm lens with a permanently installed front lens cover that broke years ago in the open position. Is it possible to remove or replace these? I use this lens on a Sony camera and am hoping to fix it.


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Lost the lens front ring so can't use the cap to


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Gift We got the Nikon Coolpix S202 for Christmas and we finally took it out of the box to use and the lens wont open. It keeps telling us Lens error with a big orange circle and exclamation point in the center of the circle. We do not have a receipt for the item as we did not purchase it and our family that we got it from said they did not keep the receipt. Help!!!!!


Take a look at this tip. ... Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera
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