Article ID : 00022422 / Last Modified : 03/25/2013

What are the differences between the LA-EA1 and LA-EA2 mount adaptors?

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Listed below are the major differences between the LA-EA1 and LA-EA2 mount adaptors:

Autofocus

  • LA-EA1 : Available with SAM/SSM lens only

    NOTES:

    • The autofocus speed of the A-mount lens will be slower compared to when an E-mount lens is attached to the mount adaptor.
    • The autofocus speed is about 2 seconds to 7 seconds when an A-mount lens is attached and shooting under Sony measurement condition. The speed may vary depending on the subject, ambient light, etc.
  • LA-EA2 : Available on other lenses

AF system

  • LA-EA1 : Contrast AF
  • LA-EA2 : Phase-detection AF

AF/MF Select:

  • LA-EA1 : Switchable on the lens
  • LA-EA2 : SAM/SSM lenses : switchable on the lens
  • Other lenses : switchable on the menu

Autofocus Area

  • LA-EA1 : Multi / Center / Flexible Spot
  • LA-EA2 : Wide / Spot / Local

Autofocus Mode

  • LA-EA1 : Single
  • LA-EA2 : Single / Continuous