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08-11-2012, 08:11 AM   #1
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Hi - New K7 plus old K mount lenses

Hi,

I'm a long time Pentax user, from the old Spotmatic II, upgraded to MX in the early eighties (which I liked) and bought a couple of more cameras, MG, etc.

Built up a collection of lenses over the years and did not want to get rid of them so checked that the lenses were compatible before I took the plunge and went digital.

Recently bought the K7 and seem to be struggling to get the fisheye, 17mm F4 (old K mount lense) to work with the camera.

Perhaps the settings not right? Any hints?

Seems that the angle of view changes as well.

Regards,
Pete

08-11-2012, 08:41 AM   #2
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Here the guide to getting your lens to work: https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-lens-articles/110657-how-use-meter...k-x-k-7-a.html

On APS-C, it's only going to be a lot less wide than on film, but probably still plenty wide!

Here you can see some FOV comparison shots: Motec Photo Gallery
08-11-2012, 09:00 AM   #3
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Thanks for the quick reply Adam, will check it out.

Pete
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