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05-11-2014, 11:20 AM   #1
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Hello to all Pentax camera enthusiasts!
I'm John form scotland, a retired computer network engineer.
I've recently purchased a Pentax K-500 DSLR and looking forward to having fun with it.
My previous SLR was a Pentax MX and I hope to use the manual lenses on my new DSLR.
Wish me luck! I'm sure there will be plenty of helpful expert advice from the members!

05-11-2014, 12:01 PM   #2
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Welcome aboard!

As for your manual lenses, all lenses made by and for pentax can be used with any modern Pentax camera. Some work nice right on the camera, those with an A setting, those that are K, M lenses just need a bit of help.

Read these instructions first for k, and m, and screwmount lenses:
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Welcome to the forum, always good to have another fellow countryman around the place.
05-11-2014, 01:27 PM   #4
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Thanks for the instant help on manual lenses and also great to see another Scot on the forum!
Scotland has so many beautiful places to photograph and I hope to see some photos soon here.

"Wha’s like us? Damn few and they’re a’ deid!"

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Good day mate and welcome to the forums

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