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i have just fitted my sony a300 with an opteka(###) ###-####m

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Hi i have just fitted my sony a300 with an opteka(###) ###-####m zoom and it is telling me that there is no lens attached and the shutter is locked ??
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Russell A. replied 2 years ago.

Hi,

The opteka(###) ###-####m zoom is a non auto focus lens, without the electronics necessary to communicate focus data with the camera. You must set the camera to M (Manual) and focus using the focus ring on the lens. Please see the bottom of page 161 in your manual.

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