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08-18-2013, 06:06 PM   #1
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Vivitar series 1 70-210 question

Are the first 2 versions m42 mount?

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08-18-2013, 06:25 PM   #2
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QuoteOriginally posted by slip Quote
Are the first 2 versions m42 mount?

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I have version one in m42, but I don't think it ONLY came in m42...
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Versions 1 was available in M42 mount; both were definitely sold in K mount. I owned version 1 in K and have seen several in person that were M42.

Versions 2 and 3 seem to be less common in my experience, and I can't recall if I have seen either in M42, but based on when they were sold an M42 version wouldn't surprise me.

The Series 1 lenses were sold in a wide variety of mounts and I haven't seen any kind of definitive list of which mounts were offered with each version.
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I've never seen an M42 Tokina or Komine version, but the Kiron ones show up often.

If you intend to use it on a DSLR the Komine is probably the best, it is the only one of the 3 available with A contacts.

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