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05-11-2011, 11:52 AM   #1
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Vivitar Series 1 200mm f3

I have the chance to buy a Vivitar Series 1 200mm f3. It's advertised as PK mount. Does anybody have experience of one of these lenses and will it fit my K100D?

05-11-2011, 12:02 PM   #2
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Do you know it is its a native PK mount?
I was unaware that they made them in PK mount.

Anyways, there are a few variations of the lens that I'm aware typically M42 and T mount(if memory serves), otherwise they can be pretty good performers depending on the built and model(Komine etc).

Do you know anything else about the lens(model, SN etc)?
05-11-2011, 12:55 PM   #3
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if this is K mount, inspect the mount before mounting.

there is a flange that shields the aperture activation lever which on some vivitar's can cause interference with the power contacts of pentax cameras which are eithe rPZ (power Zoom) or HSM compatible., It is easy to remove this flange and trim it
11-03-2012, 05:48 PM   #4
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Just bought one, the aperture lever and shroud are of proper size, and don't interfere with the camera. (K-5 in my case.)


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