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11-29-2009, 03:46 PM   #1
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Trouble setting f stop on K7 with SMC FA 50mm 1.4

Hi - anyone else struggled to work out why in All modes, the K7 won't let me use my SMC FA 50mm f1.4, and just flashes at me F--- on the screen and top display. Presumably it wants me to tell it what f stop I'd like but I'm totally stumped on how to do that, nothing I try seems to make it happy, and so I can't seem to use the lens with my new K7! Help!

11-29-2009, 04:08 PM   #2
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try this

put f-stop on A(auto) on your lens, then you can manually change it
11-29-2009, 04:22 PM   #3
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Make sure the aperture ring of the lens is on the "A" setting. You need to press the corresponding button on the lens to get it there.

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