Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
02-24-2010, 03:10 PM   #1
Veteran Member




Join Date: May 2009
Location: North Carolina
Photos: Albums
Posts: 612
Albinar 80-200 lens

Hello everyone,

I am unable to get this lens to mount on my K-7. It's an Albinar-ADG MC Auto Zoom Macro 4.5-5.6 80-200mm lens. the mount type is engraved on the lens mount as P/K-A R.

There is a black flange around ~1/3 of the lens mount that I think is blocking it. Any ideas? Have I found one of the lenses that won't work?

I just got it at a camera shop here in Charlotte, so if it won't work it's no problem to take it back.

Thanks!

02-24-2010, 03:40 PM   #2
Pentaxian
aleonx3's Avatar

Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Brampton, Ontario
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 3,873
It is one of the those P/K-AR lens with extra flange that needs to be filed down before you can mount on the digital SLR camera. It will work just fine with the old Pentax film cameras. Just google on Vivitar 28mm f2 you will find people modifying the lens mount to make it work.
02-24-2010, 04:25 PM   #3
Veteran Member




Join Date: May 2009
Location: North Carolina
Photos: Albums
Posts: 612
Original Poster
If it involves filing down the flange, it isn't that big of a deal. I'll take it back tomorrow.

Thanks for the information!
02-25-2010, 05:45 PM   #4
Veteran Member




Join Date: May 2009
Location: North Carolina
Photos: Albums
Posts: 612
Original Poster
I returned the Albinar today and got a Quantaray P-K/A lens today. This time I asked the clerk to mount it onto a k20d they had on display. It worked fine. And just as I suspected, the Albinar wouldn't.

The only problem with the Quantaray on my K-7 is when I have it mounted, it acts like the maximum aperture at all focal lengths is f/5.6, which is incorrect. It is an f/4-5.6 lens. How can I get it to go to f/4? Also, where do I set SR to: 70mm or 200mm or somewhere in-between?

Otherwise, it seems like a great lens. I will love having it when I go to the zoo or take portraits. It's great to have 210mm.

Thanks!

Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
camera, dslr, lens, mount, photography
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Albinar lenses Ouroboros Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 23 01-26-2017 06:09 PM
For Sale - Sold: Pentax Film Camera Bodies, Filters, Owner's Manuals, Albinar Lens, Etc. skid2964 Sold Items 4 06-30-2008 04:06 PM
Albinar MC 80-200 f4.5 Tyler Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 1 09-04-2007 10:25 AM
Found an Albinar lens at the antique store... skydragoness Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 7 03-05-2007 10:18 AM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:01 AM. | See also: NikonForums.com, part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top