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01-04-2012, 12:16 PM   #1
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K-r with M SMC 50mm lens Help

Hello im new here & dslr's & have a problem which you maybe able to help

I have a pentax k-r with the 18-55mm lens which is great, but i have just brough a Pentax-M SMC50mm f2 Lens of ebay which i was hoping to use with the k-r
i have fitted the lens turn the camera on & selected the manual setting, of course on the satus screen it gives no figures as the lens is a manual lens but the live view doesn't work as a start & when press the shutter release button the screen goes blank doesnt take a picture?

i was under the impression old lens's work with new cameras or am i wrong?

I would appreciate some advice



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You need to allow use of the aperture ring in the custom function menu, as per this article (which is a complete guide on how to use this lens):

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01-04-2012, 02:35 PM   #4
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cheers adam, that is what i was looking for.


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