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11-27-2012, 03:28 AM   #1
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New K-01 won't recognize my 50mm 1.4 M?

I am certain this comes down to user error, and unfortunately I could not find a post that answered this question. I just received a K-01 today and I have to say, for the price I paid for it I am very in love. Far from perfect, but such a great compliment to my k-r.

Any ways, as the title says I put my legacy 50mm 1.4 M lens on the camera and it seems to get confused. It won't let me take a picture or adjust anything. I've tried every mode, Av, M none of them work. On the screen "F--" blinks in red at the bottom right corner and it won't do anything.

What am I doing wrong here? I really bought this camera to use with manual, glass help me here

11-27-2012, 03:42 AM   #2
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Hi Metalwizards,
Please refer to this: https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-lens-articles/110657-how-use-meter...k-x-k-7-a.html
I don't own a K-01 but I believe it will solve your problems...
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11-27-2012, 03:48 AM   #3
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EDIT:

Thank you Victor, actually that did solve my problem I had to enable the aperture ring in the menu.
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