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04-20-2013, 04:31 PM   #1
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]i bought a Pentax k-01 online and it came without a lens. so i bought two Vivitar lens from a guy. the two lens(Vivitar 28mm f2.8 and Viviar 80-200mm f4.5) were used and for a film camera. they both fit perfectly on the camera and show images. but... when there is a red flashing F-- on the bottom of the screen that wont allow me to take pictures. now i don't know a lot about cameras but i don't think that's normal. can anyone help me? please & thank you[/B]

04-20-2013, 04:40 PM   #2
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Hi there
This link should provide all the info you need...
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Welcome to the forum, I think Dean has got the answer there for you already, let us all know how you get on.

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