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09-26-2009, 04:42 AM   #1
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Tele lens confusion

I am looking at buying a tele lens for my istD and a little confused.
I have found a SIGMA 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG MACRO lens Pentax DSLR digital.
The seller said it will fit but it states it is my responsibility to ensure it is campable.
The more research I do the more confused I become.

Can anyone confirm if this lene will fit my istD? as I believe it will

09-26-2009, 05:22 AM   #2
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I have the K100 and K20 not the *istD, but it does take the Pentax KAF2, KAF, KA mounts, and the Sigma is made with the Pentax mount. So yes, the lens should mount on the body just fine.

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If it is the K mount version it will fit. No worries!!
09-26-2009, 05:44 AM   #4
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Thanks guys,
as a newbie I thought it would fit but with model numbers everywhere and one lens labelled DG and another DL I got myself confused.
Appreciate your help.

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Hey Interested observer,
I'm from Oz so excuse my brashness - no offence meant but I thought a town called Tumbleweed was a fictional place from a John Waynw Western (God bless the Duke!)
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As long as it is a K mount version it will fit. I have that lens and have overall been satisfied with it. For the price you can't beat it.
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