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04-26-2012, 04:11 AM   #1
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M42 to K adapter

I just bought a m42 55mm for my KX What do you recommend for a adapter?

04-26-2012, 06:15 AM   #2
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Hello;

This adapter allows a "universal screw mount
" type lens (Pentax M42) to be mounted on a Pentax K-mount type body. Although the lens will fit physically, automatic diaphragm (AE metering), or any other functions are not retained using this adapter. In this case you will need to meter in "stop-down mode" since the lens does not have the ability to have its aperture controlled by the camera body.

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