Tag Archives: Metabones Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Sony E Mount T Smart Adapter

Metabones Firmware Update V0.58 Now Available

Metabones firmware update V0.58 for Metabones Smart Adapter IV/V and EF-E Speed Booster ULTRA 0.71x are now available. Benefits and improvements: o Continuous video AF performance improvement (works in Advanced mode only) o Addition of a custom function to Metabones App which lets the user to configure video AF speed/smoothness/noise level. o EXIF improvement Improved operation […]

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Using Nikon and Canon Glass on Sony Cameras: TCSTV Covers MetaBones, Sigma, Commlite Adapters

Sony’s current generation of cameras work very well with adapted glass in 2018. The Sony a7RIII, a7III, and a9 all are able to adapt Canon glass with close to native performance using the Metabones Smart Adapter or Sigma MC-11. Adapted Nikon glass is still about one generation behind the Canon adapters, but it is very usable […]

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Sony a9: For Sports

The Sony a9 is maturing nicely with 3rd parties and Sony stepping up to ensure action photographers are covered. The Sony FE 100-400mm F4.5–5.6 GM OSS is the gold standard for photographers looking for tracking speed but adapted Sigma and Canon glass both perform very well today. Sigma has a slight advantage because the Sony a9 sees the lens […]

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Sony a9: With Canon and Sigma Glass

For those looking for a larger lens selection at the long end at least the Sony a9 handles Canon glass fairly well using single point AF. Almost all reports seem to agree that the Sigma MC-11 is the most capable AF adapter for use on the Sony a9 at this time, but the Metabones could […]

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