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01-06-2011, 05:07 AM   #1
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Advice on K fit lenses please

Hi folks, OK here's my first question of undoubtedly many more yet to come....

I know it is possible to use K mount lenses on the K-x, but I assume that means I will either have to manually focus or set the aperture (or both). But, I have my eye on a ridiculously cheap Vivitar K fit 2x Teleconverter, and I am wondering if that will work. I only have the two kit lenses, so no aperture ring. I know Vivitar is a good quality make, and I can't afford any longer lenses yet, so this would at least be a good stopgap until I have more funds.

Any advice would be gratefully received.

01-06-2011, 05:32 AM   #2
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It'll work, but unless the teleconverter has contacts that transmit the aperture information, you'll be stuck with shooting at F22 since the kit lens doesn't have an aperture ring.

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01-06-2011, 05:35 AM   #3
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Ah, OK Adam, thanks for that. It's what I suspected, and I guess knocks that one out of the park. Pity, 12 seemed quite attractive!

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