Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
03-04-2015, 05:20 PM   #1
New Member




Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: Shelby North Carolina
Posts: 3
Pentax eyecup mount sizes

Hey everybody new to the forum. Here is my question, I'm looking for an eyecup magnifier fo a K50 curious if all K models including the K50 and K1000 all have the same size eyecup fitting Thanks in advance.

03-04-2015, 06:46 PM   #2
Site Supporter
stevebrot's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Vancouver (USA)
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 27,438
The Pentax-K series bodies (including the K-1000) share the same eyepiece as earlier M42 screwmount bodies such as the Spotmatic. The eyepiece size was changed in the late 1970s with the introduction of the M-series bodies and remains unchanged to this day. As a result, the K1000 and K-50 do not generally share eyepiece accessories. What fits the K1000 will be too small for the K-50.

If you are needing a good magnifier for your K-50, the standard answer on this site is the Pentax Magnifier Eyecup O-ME53.

https://www.pentaxforums.com/accessoryreviews/pentax-magnifier-eyecup-o-me53.html


Steve
03-05-2015, 07:07 AM   #3
New Member




Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: Shelby North Carolina
Posts: 3
Original Poster
Pentax K 50 Eyepiece

Thanks for your response Steve, this helps quite a bit, I kind of figured the K1000-K 50 was not good because I took the eyepiece cover off my K50 and tried in on one of my K1000's and it was a bit loose but this really doesn't matter, I really just want to find a magnifier that will fit my K50. I am looking at a Bresson 1.1x-1.6x Zoom Viewfinder Eyepiece Magnifier and the seller says it will fit a Pentax K50 even though it is not included in their listing of K100D(S), K200D(S), K10D, K20D, KM, KX, KR, K5,K-7, K-30*istD(L) (2) (S) so if I am getting what you are saying if the eyepiece fits the listed cameras it will also fit the K50, correct? Do you are anyone else out there have any knowledge or have this Bresson eypiece? It sounds good in the description but that is all I have to go on. I can buy one from China on EBay for 32.31.
03-05-2015, 02:16 PM   #4
Site Supporter
stevebrot's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Vancouver (USA)
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 27,438
QuoteOriginally posted by KeithL Quote
K100D(S), K200D(S), K10D, K20D, KM, KX, KR, K5,K-7, K-30*istD(L) (2) (S) so if I am getting what you are saying if the eyepiece fits the listed cameras it will also fit the K50, correct?
Yes...with the exception of the K1000, every Pentax camera made since the release of the M-series bodies (late 1970s) has had the same size viewfinder frame.


Steve

03-05-2015, 03:52 PM   #5
Pentaxian
Not a Number's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Venice, CA
Posts: 4,260
The Magnifier M will fit loosely on the K1000. Loose enough that It may fall off if the camera is inverted. It fits snugly on my K10D as does the Refconverter M.

There are 3rd party magnifiers that come with adapters for the various camera brands. Reviews tend to fault the adapters/attachment as loose or flimsy.
Attached Images
 
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
camera, eyecup, k50, pentax eyecup, pentax help, photography, troubleshooting
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Pentax K-3 with the Pentax Eyecup M (30086) Installed brosen Pentax K-3 26 09-08-2015 07:28 AM
step down ring sizes for pentax af080c nutkasse Ask B&H Photo! 4 12-16-2014 08:53 PM
Pentax Eyecup M 30086 brosen Pentax K-3 2 11-19-2013 08:57 PM
Pentax ring adapter sizes pentaxkev Ask B&H Photo! 4 02-14-2011 01:49 AM
Eyecup or magnifier eyecup on K10D Rnovo Photographic Technique 3 03-21-2010 06:31 AM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:35 AM. | See also: NikonForums.com, CanonForums.com part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top