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03-21-2013, 08:12 AM   #1
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I've been a Pentax owner since the '70s and still consider myself to be an enthusiastic amateur. I have been watching the development of DSLRs and finally decided it's time for a K-30. This forum is amazing and I'm impressed with the available information and the helpful, friendly people. I plan to make use of it and hope to be able to contribute too.

I understand I can use my old M and A series lenses although I'm still a little confused on functionality.


03-21-2013, 08:38 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum, yes you can still use your lenses, one of the joys of being a Pentax owner.
03-21-2013, 04:38 PM   #3
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Hi Ranchwagon
Welcome to the forum.
I don't have a K30, I'm using a K5, but I'm sure the process for using the older lenses will be the same or similar.
I have just started using an A 50/1.7 and also a Super Takumar 50/1.4 with M42 converter, great fun using these old manual lenses.
If you haven't found it yet the post by Adam
Is really great to help with the process of using these lenses.
03-22-2013, 08:43 AM   #4
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Thanks for the link, Dean, that's exactly what I needed!


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