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08-11-2014, 05:00 PM   #1
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M42 & Adapter

Hi there

Total camera rookie I was going to ask in the M42 thread, but it is closed.

I have some M42 mount lenses and purchased a K-5 IIs + adapter (Adapter B) to use the lenses with. Sorry, if my questions are dumb :\

I have put the adapter on a Zenitar M2 and was wondering tight should the lens be in the adapter?
Is there a way to tell what is the right distance into the adapter?
Can it go too far and cause damage anywhere?
Is there a way when looking through the viewfinder to tell if the lens is at the correct depth (too shallow or too deep) into the adapter?

Thank you!

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You should tighten it as far as it will go; it's best to do this when the lens is already mounted on the camera. If you can achieve infinity focus you'll know that the lens is mounted properly.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Adam Quote
You should tighten it as far as it will go; it's best to do this when the lens is already mounted on the camera. If you can achieve infinity focus you'll know that the lens is mounted properly.
Thank you & for the quick reply!!

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