Minolta MD to Mamiya Sekor C mount adapter

Discussion in 'Medium Format Cameras and Accessories' started by Christopher Walrath, Jan 26, 2007.

  1. Christopher Walrath

    Christopher Walrath Member

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    I am getting my Mamiya M645J up and running little by little. I also have a full armament of Minolta sr/x equipment. Until I can afford some Sekor C lenses, has anybody eer heard of an adapter that would allow me to use my Minolta MD mount lenses on my Mamiya? I realize there may be some negative coverage issues with some of the lenses, but it may give me one or two more options in the mean time. I want to do more than my 80mm and 150mm Sekors can allow. Any ideas, links, etc. would be appreciated. Thank you all.
     
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    Not possible due to register issues. None of them will be able to focus at usable distances.

    You can go the other way though
     
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    And even if it could be done, the image circle projected by the Minolta lenses probably wouldn't be large enough to cover 6x4.5. I know you mention coverage, but it probably would be very unsatisfying as you might need to severely crop your photos.

    You could run some tests and then mask the viewfinder.
     
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    Thought so, but one can hope, even if errantly. Thank you.
     
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    Hmm. Why do you rely on hope? Can't you think and search for information to think about?