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I need some help understanding if this lens is a Minolta SR mount lens and if it is possible to adapt it onto my MFT camera. I have this Vivitar 80-200mm 1:4.5 mc Zoom lens. on researching i think it could be a Minolta SR mount lens. I have a minolta MD adaptor (as labeled on the side of the product) that was advertised to fit Minolta Rokkor (SR / MD / MC) SLR Lenses. So was this false?

From what I can tell, the mounting "wings" on the lens protrude farther out than the opening of the adaptor, and although they are the same shape as the md mount lens I do have, they appear larger. Finally, on the lens that the adaptor does fit, there are no levers for the aperture.

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I hope this is enough information, thank you for taking the time to read this and help me out.

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I think this might be a Yashica/Contax mount.

It doesn't have the bite out of the correct side of the flange to be an SR.

It doesn't have ears so it's probably not F.

It's actually a bayonet so it's definitely not FL/FD.

It doesn't have a huge ramp on the back so it's not K.

It doesn't have a small ramp/shield on the back and shows no signs of an on-lens stopdown so it's probably not OM.

That kind of leaves Contax/Yashica by process of elimination given the era of mount design shown. And these look like they mayh match up with other pictures of that mount.

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  • \$\begingroup\$ I think it looks most similar to a Contax mount! thanks so much, I'll update with a test fit on an adaptor \$\endgroup\$
    – Adam M.
    Commented Apr 17 at 23:19
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    \$\begingroup\$ got an adaptor in today and it fit, thanks for the help on this one! \$\endgroup\$
    – Adam M.
    Commented Apr 23 at 22:11

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