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12-30-2014, 11:17 PM   #1
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New K3 arriving soon!

Hi,

Ordered new cam with smc DA 50mm f/1.8 Lens and SMC DA 18-135mm F/3.5-5.6 ED AL (IF) DC WR. Pretty psyched!

Will Sigma 600mm f8 Mirror Reflex Lens Pentax K-Mount work with K3?

I'm a little vague on what older lenses I can use with new cam... Any tips appreciated.

Thanks.

12-30-2014, 11:21 PM   #2
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Since the Sigma 600m f/8 is a fixed aperture lens with no coupler, you won't have any issue at all. Check your camera's manual for using a non-A lens, and then use aperture priority and you will do very well.
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Welcome! For tips on using old lenses on Pentax DSLR I would start here: https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/58-troubleshooting-beginner-help/110658-u...x-dslrs-f.html
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Welcome aboard and congratulations. Happy New Year!

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I used a 600 Sigma on my K10D and K5. It will work just fine on your K3. Just make sure you set up your camera properly.
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New K3 arriving soon!
Welcome, lucky you, enjoy her once you get your hands on her.
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Welcome aboard.

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Welcome and good job on your purchase!

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