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05-30-2011, 08:51 AM   #1
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Curious-manual lenses with K100D

Hi,

I just purchased an NOS K100D and was wondering how difficult it is to use older K-mount lenses with this camera. I have one that is old, no A on the aperture ring so it's totally manual. Are the results as good, the same or...?

Keep in mind I'm coming off a Panasonic Superzoom P&S and have had very little experience with an SLR other than the Nikon D3000 I bought for my better half.

All opinions/experience welcome!

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They're perfectly usable, here's how: https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-lens-articles/110657-how-use-meter...k-x-k-7-a.html

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Thanks, that's the info I needed.
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