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01-10-2016, 11:08 AM   #1
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old pentax lenses can be used on digital pentax

I would like to know if I can still use my old Pentax bayonet Mount lenses (35mmm) on Pentax's new digital models. Thanks

01-10-2016, 12:59 PM   #2
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I have used them, depends on the lens as to what works, even used an old M42 screw thread with no problems. Just put on manual and enjoy.
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Yes, see this guide:
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Yes, all k-mount lenses can be used.

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Welcome, they most certainly can...
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Welcome! Easy to do, and that's one reason people love Pentax!

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This is one of the Pentax big marketing points :-)
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All Pentax branded K-mount lenses can be used without worry. With 3rd party lenses you must look out for the "Ricoh pin" (which can lock the lens on the camera), and for interference with the SDM contacts (lens will not mount fully).
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