Sony LAEA4 Lens Mount Adapter
Adapts Sony Alpha A-mount DSLR lenses to Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras
Our take on the Sony LAEA4 Lens Mount Adapter by Crutchfield's Eric Angevine
Expand your lens options
If you're interested in a new Sony Alpha camera, but don't want to stop using some of your favorite older lenses, the Sony LAEA4 lens adapter is a lifesaver. The adapter lets you attach Alpha A-mount lenses to your E-mount full frame camera body and enjoy full-time continuous Phase Detection autofocus while capturing stills and video. The adapter's aperture drive mechanism also allows auto exposure with compatible A-mount lenses.
- full frame mount adapter allows you to attach Sony Alpha A-mount lenses to an E-mount camera body
- 15-point AF system with 3 cross sensors
- aperture drive system enables auto exposure functionality with A-mount lenses
- offers single-shot and continuous autofocus
- through-the-lens (TTL) phase detection system allows high-speed, accurate image capture
- Sony's Translucent Mirror Technology™ incorporates a phase-detection autofocus sensor
- 3-1/8"W x 3-1/2"H x 1-3/4"D
- weight: 5.6 oz.
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
What's in the Box:
- LA-EA4 A-mount to E-mount lens adapter
- A-mount body cap (installed)
- E-mount body cap (installed)
- Semi-hard zippered case
- Operating Instructions
- Note regarding the translucent mirror
- Limited Warranty (US)
- Consumer 1 Year Warranty (Canada)
Sony LAEA4 Lens Mount Adapter Reviews
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Overview: The LA-EA4 mount adapter allows you to attach Sony Alpha α-series A-mount lenses onto Alpha α-series E-mount cameras. It is compatible with both full frame and APS-C cameras. The adapter has a handy tripod mount for use with larger lenses.
Compatibility: The LA-EA4 is compatible with all Sony α-series A-mount lenses, as well as the Sony α-series NEX and other E-mount cameras.
Translucent Mirror Technology: The LA-EA4 is the first full frame adapter to include Sony's exclusive Translucent Mirror Technology and Phase Detect AF sensor. The adapter allows your E-mount full frame camera to enjoy high-speed accurate TTL (through-the-lens) phase detection auto focus for both still and video capture.
Auto Focus: When the adapter is in use, Continuous and Single-shot Auto Focus is available, with a 15-point AF system and 3 cross sensors.
Auto Exposure Support: The adapter has an aperture drive mechanism and supports Auto Exposure with all A-mount lenses, except teleconverters.
Tripod Attachment: When using a tripod with the adapter attached, you mount the tripod to the LA-EA4 adapter. This is especially applicable when you use longer lenses (70-200mm, 70-400mm, 300mm, 500mm), as this will provide better balance, and help alleviate the load on the camera's mount.
- Shooting Screen Size: Full Frame and APS-C size
- Width: 3.071"
- Height: 3.404"
- Without Caps: 1.725"
- With Caps: 1.926"
- Weight: 5.6 ounces
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Why did you buy this?
Wanted to use A mount 70-400 Sony G lens on my Sony A7. Only adapter with Autofocus on Minolta/Sony A mount. Price drop at Crutchfield made me pull trigger, also I had some reward points. [ Upadhyayula May 21, 2018 ]
Make use of legacy Minolta glass! [ Ravi Dec 28, 2017 ]
to increase the capability of my e-mount Alpha6000 for which there is limited lenses available. [ LARRY M. Apr 27, 2017 ]
to use a mount lenses with e mount body [ donald Feb 05, 2017 ]
I have A lenses [ Ronald Oct 13, 2016 ]
1 question already asked
Only if you purchase the proper Canon to Sony adapter. The Sony LAEA4 adapter is for mounting Sony A mount lenses to E mount cameras [ Robert Jun 30, 2015 ]
The Sony LAEA4 is for using A-Mount lenses (Sony, Minolta, and 3rd party lenses) on an E-Mount camera like the A7II. If you want to use Canon lenses, you'll need a Canon to E-Mount adaptor. I believe Metabones is one of the companies that make such an adaptor. You'll want to check their website to see which ones may best meet your particular needs. [ Shunsuke Jun 30, 2015 ]
A really confusing question - are you asking whether Sony lenses can be used on the Canon Rebel? And if this is your actual question, are you then asking whether the Sony LA-EA4 adapter could be used? Please note that the Sony LA-EA series of adapters is intended to ONLY adapt Sony A series lenses to allow them to fit Sony E series cameras. Nothing whatsoever related to Canon. [ Larry Jun 30, 2015 ]