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02-02-2008, 10:11 AM   #1
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Metering M-Lenses with K100D

Hi Folks!

I'm sure it exists, but I've been unable to find a thread describing how to use the internal exposure meter of the K100D with M-lenses.

I understand the first step is to permit use of the aperture ring in the Custom menu, but from there...

Thanks from someone eager to use his old lenses!
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02-02-2008, 10:48 AM   #2
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https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-photography-knowledge-base/38-how-...nses-istd.html

You will need to select the aperture using the ring, then press "AE-L" to stop down the lens & meter.

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Put it in M mode, select the aperture, like MikeH said and then press the AE-L button. The camera will adjust the shutter speed for correct exposure.
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also turn off auto focus on front of camera

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Bump for a newbie to ask questions in the near future!! This seems like a great site and glad I stumbled upon it!!!

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02-09-2008, 04:53 AM   #6
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Thanks to all!

P.S. Here's the appropriate thread:
https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-photography-knowledge-base/32-can-...ist-ds-dl.html
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