Having problems with your Sony Alpha DSLR-A300 Digital Camera ?

Purchased rokinon 500mm lens with t adapter for sony a300 will not work! no lens atached shuter locked apears on screen talked to rokinon tech suport thay sed coman with sonys must go in to menyou and pypass shuter lock! but i can not find this in the menue thank you

Answers :

Try switching the exposure mode to Manual. This lens has no electronic systems and thus cannot interface with the camera's exposure meter.
1 - You need manual focus to start with.
2 - Then look in the menus for:
"Use manual aperture" or "Allow manual aperture" or similar
3 - Now set camera on "Manual" or "Av" and see if the body now accepts that a lens is attached.
4 - Some bodies have a button to press that tells the body to accept whatever aperture the lens is set to (usually F8 on a 500mm mirror lens.  Check your manual for this.
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