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08-17-2015, 01:59 PM   #1
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can i use these lens on the current range of cameras?

i bought in 2002 a Pentax MZ-7 with two lens SMC PENTAX-FA 80-320mm and 28-80mm. Can i still use lens with a current Pentax

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Above answers fully but the short of it is that yes you can and it offers full autofocus and all exposure modes supported on any FA lens on any current body.

The 80-320 can be nice - there are multiple versions - but generally needs a nice long hood to make it work best. Get something sized for a 120mm or 135 and check for any problems at 80mm. The lenses will have a field of view that is more telephoto than you remember, on the current (Cropped sensor; APSC) cameras the 80-320 acts more like a 120-480 and the 28-80 acts more like a 42-120.
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Absolutely! Some of the older lenses are magnificent and the FA series will work seamlessly with a modern digital body including autofocus and aperture. That's the beauty and one of the great strengths of the "K" mount.

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I occasionally use the kit lens (SMC Pentax 35-70mm zoom) that came with my SF-1 (still have that film camera). The lens is currently in the bag with my K-3. So, as others have said, those lenses will work great for you.

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