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03-20-2013, 04:04 AM   #1
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Adapters for Nikon and Canon Glass?

I have a K 30 and was wondering as I surfed craigslist and ebay if there are adapters to mount the "other guys" stuff on our pentax DSLR's ? And would it be worth it?

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In short, no.

https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-camera-field-accessories/96884-ada...addiction.html
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In fact there are, and in the link offered by boriscleto it discusses optically corrected adaptors for canon and Nikon. These act like cheap teleconverters with the Nikon one having a 1.25 magnification and the canon one a 1.45 magnification.

There should be posted results using canon and Nikon 50/1.8 lenses as a reference, unless, thatnis, I deleted my shots. I have both. They cost about $30
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Here is an older thread on the question.....


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I use one from Fotodiox, no complaints about the IQ and the adapter is well made.
Use it on a 55mm Macro lens and a 300mm f4 manual focus, the Nikon AF lenses are not much use in Mf mode as the focus
is just too coarse.
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