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07-23-2010, 05:52 PM   #1
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OOPS?! Albinar Auto 2x Converter

I bought this for my k10d and I think I goofed, it won't mount on the camera, it's will fit the holes but a sliding black tab keeps it from fitting flush to the mount and turning...It says pentax so is this for a pentax video camera or something? The converter has the number 861 on the side.

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It is a K-mount all right but form pictures I have seen of it the sliding black tab is somewhat large and there may not be room for it in the k10D.

If you have an original Pentax K, M, F or FA lens you could compare.

The tab has no function on a DSLR, so perhaps you could remove it, or grind it down (assuming that you're talking about the tab that moves when you turn the aperture ring).

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Bent tab?

The tab opens the aperture on the lens. Is yours bent? Post a pic.
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