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01-12-2010, 09:54 AM   #1
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another lens compatibility question

i have a vivitar 70-210mm macro focusing zoom lens. 1:4.5

i thought it was for a pentax body but it won't connect to my k-x. is there anything i can buy to adapt to it or am i SOL. it looks like a nice lens.
it's in this pic below the telephoto case...


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I am definately a noobie but you should post a pic of the mount
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Well, it's definitely a lens.
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I am more interested in the other items in the photo...

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The Vivitar 70-210mm f4.5 lens is pretty much a "ho-hum" lens - the Vivitar Series 1 lenses are the desired ones.

If the lens mount on your lens is not a K-Mount mount, then you're not exactly SOL (you can sell it on eeekbay), you just can't use it on your Pentax camera.
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it doesn't fit on the pentax. i thought maybe there was an adapter or something.
i keep forgetting my card reader so i can take a picture of the mount and post it.
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I just had the same issue with a Vivitar zoom that mounted ok on a K1000 but not on my K-x. The mount had an extra black ring held on by 2 tiny screws. I removed that and now it works fine. Locks and everything.
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thanks. i'll take a look at it when i get home. one side of the lens fits but the other doesn't. that very well could be the problem.

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