Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home

Show Printable Version Search this Thread
10-26-2011, 02:23 PM   #16
Veteran Member
xjjohnno's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Melbourne Australia
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 2,115
A setting means camera control of the aperture is available, earlier PK and not PKA mount lenses are the ones to use in M mode. AV setting for A lenses is the way to go with the aperture ring turned to A..

10-26-2011, 04:42 PM   #17
Site Supporter

Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
Photos: Albums
Posts: 215
Original Poster
Thanks. I went through all my old lenses to look to see what I had, so just to bore everyone I have:
Pentax 'M' models (no 'A' setting): 28mm/2.8 50mm/1.4 50mm/2 35-70mm/2.8-3.5

Pentax 'F' series (with 'A') setting: 70-210/1.4-5.6

Sigma mini-wide 28mm/2.8 (no 'A' setting)

Vivitar 19mm wide angle 3.8 (with 'A' setting)

Tamron SP Adaptall 2 70-210/3.3-4 (with an 'AE' setting)

  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
bit, pentax, slr
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hello from Melbourne. pickles Welcomes and Introductions 6 05-21-2010 05:20 PM
Hello from Melbourne simonb Welcomes and Introductions 3 05-08-2010 06:03 PM
Streets Melbourne xhanatos Post Your Photos! 23 03-23-2010 10:55 AM
Architecture Melbourne fractal Post Your Photos! 5 02-22-2010 04:29 PM
Hello from Melbourne, AU. schitzengiggles Welcomes and Introductions 2 02-14-2010 02:05 AM

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:21 PM. | See also:, part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]