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05-08-2011, 07:54 AM   #1
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KAF and KA mount lenses in K-r

Please advice me whether lenses that had been working in KAF (pentax MZ30) and KA (pentax P30n) mount cameras will work in my K-r or do I need to buy any kind of special adapters?
I am seeing some offers locally.

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These lenses will work just fine on your K-R. 'A' type lenses are not auto focus but still work in all meter modes. AF lenses work just like they did on film cameras, but the K-R has a smaller sensor than 35mm film, so images will look cropped compared to film.





































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QuoteOriginally posted by gp1806 Quote
These lenses will work just fine on your K-R. 'A' type lenses are not auto focus but still work in all meter modes. AF lenses work just like they did on film cameras, but the K-R has a smaller sensor than 35mm film, so images will look cropped compared to film..
Thanks for that, how do I make out that they are 'A' type lenses please!?
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QuoteOriginally posted by sany Quote
Thanks for that, how do I make out that they are 'A' type lenses please!?
The lens name gives it away like in:
smc PENTAX-A 1:1.4 50mm

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You might be interested in reading this lens series comparison: Pentax K-Mount Lenses Explained: The differences between various Pentax lens series

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