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12-27-2015, 12:34 PM   #1
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Just saying hello

It's been more than 20 years since I've played around with a new Pentax camera. My lovely Mrs just got me a K-S1 for Christmas & I feel a very lucky man

My last decent camera was a Pentax ME super which sadly died a long time ago. Thankfully I kept all the lenses & have dug them out to let me replay my youth.

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Hey! Welcome!
Great to see that I'm not the only one who have used a ME Super!

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Welcome to the forum, lucky you keeping all your original lenses.

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Welcome aboard! My first SLR was a ME Super, in 1979. Great camera! Those old lenses will work out great!
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Thanks for the welcomes

Hmmm. I've had a play & everything with the old manual lens is brilliant; once i got the settings right. DSLR is a bit more complicated than the super!!
I've replaced the supplied lens & can;t now use the view finder Grrr. It's taken me longer to sort this than setting up the old lens system & I'm getting nowhere. I hope I haven't broken it
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Can you detail the brokeness? Try putting the DA lens (18-55?) on, turn on the camera, and set mode dial to "Auto". Any luck?

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QuoteOriginally posted by godzilla49 Quote
Can you detail the brokeness? Try putting the DA lens (18-55?) on, turn on the camera, and set mode dial to "Auto". Any luck?
When the DA lens is on & mode in auto, I cannot see through the viewfinder & the camera will not shoot. I flicked the focus mode switch from AF to MF & it will take a picture but you cannot see through the viewfinder. If I turn on the live view screen, everything works perfectly.

The one thing I did wrong when using the manual lens was forgetting to switch focus mode to MA until after the lens had been fitted. Could this cause issues?
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