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03-05-2016, 05:40 PM   #1
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Lens Adapter for Pentax Q using Pentax K1000 Lenses

My wife just bought a Pentax Q Camera and would like to use the larger lenses that she used with her Pentax K1000 Camera. Is there an adapter that would work with
the Pentax Q camera she has now? Have been looking on several sites but none mention using the k1000 lenses. Is there such an adapter

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What she has are Pentax K mount lenses which were mounted on K1000 camera. You'll need to look for a Pentax K to Q mount adapter. The only one worth getting is the Pentax's own adapter: Pentax Adapter Q for K-mount Lenses 39977 B&H Photo Video
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Absolutely. Here's the genuine Pentax adapter:
Pentax K to Q-mount Adapter Review - Introduction | PentaxForums.com Reviews

A third-party alternative if that's too steep:
http://www.amazon.com/Fotodiox-Adapter-Aperture-Control-Mirrorless/dp/B006NQ9T34/

Note that third-party adapters don't have a leaf shutter, which means the electronic shutter will always have to be used.

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The K1000 has a K-mount. Any K to Q adapter will work.

The Pentax Adapter Q for K-mount lenses is more advanced than the third party adapters. It has a built in leaf shutter and electronics that allow some of the more advanced Q features to be used. But it does cost several times more than the Chinese adapters...

Pentax Adapter Q for K-mount Lenses 39977 B&H Photo Video

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K-1000 is K-mount so any adapter that works for K-mount will work.

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