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10-15-2015, 01:38 PM   #1
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Comparability of lenses

Hi everyone

I have 2 lenses for my istD

smc Pentax da 18-55mm and
Tamron af aspherical Xr di 28-300

Will these work with a k5 or k50 body

Thanks in advance

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10-15-2015, 01:50 PM   #3
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Yes, they will work on any k pentax body
10-16-2015, 12:50 AM   #4
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Many thanks for the quick replies,

AlI need to do is to decide on what camera to buy

10-16-2015, 04:22 AM   #5
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Any lens that will work on an *istD will work on a K-5 (from personal experience with the *ist-DL) and on everything after it too. The reverse is NOT true - if you end up buying the DA 18-135 or any other DC, non-screwdrive lens, the *ist-D will not work the autofocus, so consider that if you're holding on to the *ist-D as a backup body and you want complete interchangeability of lenses.

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