AE with Minolta X-700 plus screw-mount Takumars?

Discussion in '35mm Cameras and Accessories' started by Tony-S, Sep 5, 2011.

  1. Tony-S

    Tony-S Member

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    I recently came into possession of an X-700 with a Tokina 35-70mm zoom. However, I have four Takumar M42 lenses that I'd like to use with an adapter sold by B&H Photo. Of course, the adapter requires forces manual aperture on the lenses so I would like to know if this will still allow the Minolta to choose the correct shutter speed using some kind of stopped-down metering or such. I can't seem to find it in the camera's manual, so does anyone know if these will work?
     
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    Yes, the X-700 works on the light available in "A" mode. Go ahead and use your screw mount lenses.

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    Excellent. Thanks very much.