Originally Posted by fstop
Put an XE-7 next to a R3, its the same camera
I don't know about the R3 (don't have one), but the R4-R5 definitely have different shutters and mirrorboxes compared to their Minolta progenitors.
Are you sure the R3 is the same *inside* as well?
And try mounting a 19mm II or a 180mm Apo-Telyt on an XE-7...
M6, SL, SL2, R5, P6x7, SL3003, SL35-E, F, F2, FM, FE-2, Varex IIa