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06-06-2012, 06:14 PM   #1
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Manual series lens with K5

In swapped the 18-55 over to try my K 50 macro.I've put the K5 on M,switched the tiny lever on the side to MF.When I go to take a image,the F letter flashing F-- on both screens and nothing happens.Am I missing something in the process to get the manual lens working.Is there a switch in the menu select that I haven't activated like in the K100D,where it has a "using aperture ring- allowed" switch.


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Yup, sounds like you forgot to activate that setting. Here's the complete guide:
https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-lens-articles/110657-how-use-manua...7-k-x-etc.html

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thanks Adam,I think I found the problem as you were probably typing this.But I'll look at your link to make sure I get it right.The K5 manual is like a novel.So it will take a little time to get my head around it.
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