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07-03-2020, 06:32 AM   #1
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Use Non Digital Lens with Digital

I have a Pentax K-50 and it works great. Its my first digital cam after several Pentax standard models. However, I have a question. I just rediscovered an old zoom lens I had for a prior Pentax. It's a Sigma Aspherical IF 28-300mm. It fits my K50. However when I put it on it won't do auto focus and also I have to once press the shutter release for an F stop setting to appear on the cam menu screen. Does anyone know if I can solve this or am I just beating a nearly dead horse? The lens worked great on my old non digital Pentax. Thanx in advance.

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Make sure the aperture ring is set to A. You have to push the little button down and make sure it clicks in. If it is set to a the lens contacts may need to be cleaned.
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