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06-11-2014, 10:30 AM   #1
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M to K Adapter

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Is this the correct adapter for my K-500? I want to use M-42 lenses.


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Nope, that's not the right one. What you're looking for is an M42 adapter:

Genuine Pentax adapter: Pentax Mount Adapter K 30120 B&H Photo Video
Pretty good third-party adapter: General Brand Pentax-K Body to Universal Lens Adapter ABPKS B&H

Avoid adapters with big flanges around the front, as these would prevent you from focusing to infinity.

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My web page talks about the different adapters:
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The adaptor you have shown is a T-Mount to K adaptor.


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