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09-16-2008, 07:13 AM   #1
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Marumi reverse adapter for pentax???

I bought that adapter for mount kit lenses upside down for macro photos.
And Iam a little worried because that adapter is made of metal, and when I put it on bayonet it is touching that contacts which are for comunicating with lenses.
Is that normal or not.
Thanks, Luka

09-16-2008, 09:10 PM   #2
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I think that's normal. Some of my manual focus lenses are similar, no isolated electronic contacts so all the contacts on the body's bayonet are shorted to the bayonet mount.
09-16-2008, 10:14 PM   #3
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As long as its not touching the two contacts that are deeper in the mount (which your camera might not ever have) you're fine. All manual lenses short out the 7 lens communication contacts around the edge of the lens mount.
09-16-2008, 10:57 PM   #4
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I have pentax k200d which has two contacts which are depper, but it's not touchin with the adapter, so I don't need to worry about.
Thanks for the answers.
LP, Luka

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