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NEX Canon Lens Autofocus Adapters Coming?

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Canon 50mm EOS Lens on Sony NEX-7 with AutofocusHere is a second video showing a NEX camera controlling the autofocus drive of a Canon EOS / EF lens. The lens used was the Nifty Fifty, Canon 50mm f/1.8 on a Sony NEX-5 and a NEX-7.

The new NEX-5R with a hybrid autofocus system (Phase Detection and Contrast Detection designed for speed and accuracy) should improve the autofocus speed shown in the video. Canon's EOS-M mirrorless compact camera uses the same hybrid autofocus system.

Our assumption was wrong - the Canon stepper motor (STM) lens is not necessary for the NEX to control the Canon autofocus drive. The Canon EOS to NEX adapter with AF drive shown can control a standard EOS lens. The Canon EOS-M requires an EOS M Mount adapter to drive the same lens.

If you have Canon EOS lenses and want a light, compact camera to use them on - this seems to be the best option so far.

Canon 50mm EOS Lens on Sony NEX Autofocus Drive from MX Camera

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Sony NEX-5R Hands On Video and Images

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Sony NEX-5R Hands On Video

802.11 b/g WiFi Enabled NEX-5R

Here are the new features of the Sony NEX-5R:
802.11 b/g Wifi Enabled camera which uses PlayMemories Camera Apps to upload and share photos, picture effects, camera control, picture editing, live view from a phone or tablet, and more.Fast Hybrid Autofocus system uses phase detection and contrast detection to acquire fast and accurate autofocus.Touch screen shutter, tap and shoot.Pre order the NEX-5R with 18-55mm Lens for $749


180 Degree Flip Screen fron NEX-F3

NEX-5R with Removable Flash

NEX-5R with 16mm f/2.8 Pancake Lens

Navigation Dial from NEX-7

NEX-5R Video by Sony

Pre order the NEX-5R at Amazon.