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03-12-2011, 09:48 PM   #1
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Pentax z1p?

I was just wondering that if I bought a Z1P, how would it work with my SMC screwmount lenses, presumably there'd be an adapter available.
How would it work, what functions could not be used...anybody tried this?
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I don't have my PZ1p right now as it's getting repaired but as far as I recall, most of my lenses work just fine with it. Obviously it wont drive an SDM lens and DA lenses will have a smaller image circle but as far as focusing goes the PZ1p should be just fine with screw mount lenses as best as I recall.
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See here for the adapter you'll need: https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-lens-articles/110657-how-use-manua...7-k-x-etc.html

You'll always be shooting in M mode, so you'll have to use the light meter to figure out the proper shutter speed.

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You should also be able to use Av mode and stop down just prior to shooting.

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You should be able to shoot M and Av. It will be manual focus only, but the focus confirmation should work. Remember that you will have to manually stop down, but that is the only hang-up I have found.
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