Quote Originally Posted by fstop View Post
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...