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11-16-2007, 04:00 PM   #1
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canon lens to pentax body adapter

anyone heard about it??
no, sorry, i did not.
i just need it

11-17-2007, 07:02 AM   #2
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Isn't possible without optics in adapter. Canon lenses sit closer to the sensor than other brands. Canon lens would not focus to infinity without optical help. Might work for macro. Sorry. Sell those Canons and get nice Pentax lenses. Thats what a Pentax body really craves.
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haha Canon lenses are coded differently and need an EOS 'computer' to control the lens' aperture.

Yea plus you'd be stepping back a little. Canon and Nikon's lens coatings are no where neat Pentax's SMC coating. (Which is why Canon and Nikon don't publish any numbers regarding refractivity indexes etc.)
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On the plus side of things you might be able to get a mint selling them and buy Pentax glass for less

11-17-2007, 01:06 PM   #5
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barondla, little lake, fotopete thank you for illuminating me....
i have no canon lens so don't worry
but i wished to be able to use my uni's lenses which are canon...
i was going to make a speacial adapter for it, but obviously there is no need to it now
thank you very much....
cheers
halil
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