Minolta A mount (autofocus) lenses are a right away extra wholesome for Sony, by way of fact Sony lenses are additionally Minolta A-mount. Older Minolta handbook concentration lenses will not extra wholesome. Many manufacturers may well be tailored to the Sony mount, even though it rather is rarely properly actual worth the attempt to attain this. Vivitar isn't a mount, Vivitar is a company that made lenses for different mounts. probable 15 or so distinctive mounts. so for you to apply something like a Vivitar or Hanimex or Soligor or any of the different defunct lens makers, you may desire to grasp the unique mount of the lens. Nikon F lenses may well be tailored to the Sony, in spite of the undeniable fact which you lose extraordinarily lots all the vehicle beneficial factors of the digital camera to attain this. additionally, with the extra modern-day Nikon lenses, you haven't any longer any potential to regulate the aperture.