Tag Archives: Metabones

Metabones Launches Contax N-Mount Speed Booster ULTRA and Smart Adapter

Metabones Contax N-Mount Speed Booster ULTRA Smart Adapter: B&H Photo / Adorama Metabones Contax N-Mount Smart Adapter: B&H Photo / Adorama Contax Lenses: Amazon Vancouver, Canada, September 10, 2018, Owners of legendary Carl Zeiss optics in Contax N-Mount have long demanded a trusted migration path to mirrorless cameras. With the advent of Metabones® Contax N-Mount to […]

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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 a7RIII: With Canon, Tameron, Sigma Glass and Metabones Mark IV/Sigma MC-11

It looks like Sony might have put some extra effort into making AF work with adapted lenses on the Sony a7RIII from the various Metabones Mark IV/Sigma MC-11 videos on the web. My Techart adapter still works great, but when using eye AF with it I get a lot of out of focus photos, yet the feature […]

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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: At The Races, New Metabones Firmware, Banding, vs. Leica SL, and More

The Sony a9 is amazing at AF and it’s really hard to miss a shot once you adapt to it. Maarten Heilbron is the latest reviewer to get invited to a Sony preview event and he came away impressed. The latest Metabones firmware for the Sony a9 appears to be more accurate to me but looks a […]

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