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So, unfortunately, this is complicated, because as often as not people mean something different from the original sense, and you kind of have to guess from context. The term means original equipment manufacturer — a company that makes components. As you probably know, nothing complicated these days is built all in one factory. And, in fact, not all of the ...


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Lenses advertised as using the Sony E-mount (Wikipedia) are compatible with Sony NEX cameras, including your NEX-F3. The Meike-E-35-1.7 lens you linked to has an E-mount bayonet, so it is compatible with your camera. The Helios 44M-2 lens you linked to has an M42 mount bayonet, so it is not directly compatible with your camera. However, you can get a M42-...


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As stated in the lens description, the Meike is a e-mount lens, so yes it is compatible with your camera (it is even listed in the description). As for the Helios, this is a readily available (and cheaper on eBay or any Craigslist-like website) m42 screw-mount. It can be adapted to an e-mount camera with an adapter (m42 to NEX, m42 to e-mount, depending on ...


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