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Forum: Troubleshooting and Beginner Help 12-18-2018, 02:13 PM  
Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG APO Macro HSM II Firmware Update Help for my K-1???
Posted By K6-III
Replies: 14
Views: 3,099
If you can't get it done in NY, I recently had it done by Gentec International in Canada for my former Sigma 70-200 HSM II. While you're at it, you can have them swap your lens mount so it doesn't scratch your K1.
Forum: Pentax Medium Format 11-29-2018, 11:35 AM  
is a 645D worth buying today?
Posted By K6-III
Replies: 24
Views: 4,715
I have both the 645D and K1. I really prefer the colours and sharpness I get out of the 645D when the lighting is good. The K1 is much better at low light, autofocus, IBIS, dynamic range, and overall speed. Of the two, the 645D behaves much more like a film camera, which I prefer. With prime lenses, it isn't even that much heavier than the K1.
Forum: Pentax Medium Format 10-29-2018, 09:48 AM  
Pentax 645 repair
Posted By K6-III
Replies: 4
Views: 1,236
The Pentax 645 Service Manual is available for $8.99 from USCamera: Downloads | Pentax 645 Service Manual Parts List Download | USCameraUSCamera
Forum: Sold Items 10-20-2018, 11:10 AM  
For Sale - Sold: Sigma 20-40mm F2.8
Posted By K6-III
Replies: 6
Views: 990
Example of F11 Sunstar attached at 32mm.
Forum: Sold Items 09-10-2018, 12:46 PM  
For Sale - Sold: Sigma 70-200 F2.8 II Macro HSM (Updated K1 lens mount)
Posted By K6-III
Replies: 7
Views: 1,094
It just has to go back to Sigma to keep it from scratching the K1 or if it has an older incompatible firmware. This copy is nicely up-to date now so no worries on any Pentax body.
Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 04-09-2018, 08:12 AM  
Lightweight/compact telephoto legacy lenses (m42 or K)
Posted By K6-III
Replies: 30
Views: 3,154
I vote for the Pentax-M 75-150mm.
Forum: Repairs and Warranty Service 10-15-2017, 06:38 AM  
Pentax DA 17-70 SDM Repair Video
Posted By K6-III
Replies: 3
Views: 1,537
Thought some of this might find this video helpful (not my video):
















You Tube




Also, looks like there may be another resource for SDM Repair (video author).

Cheers,
K6-III
Forum: Pentax Full Frame 09-04-2017, 07:27 PM  
K1 vs A7?
Posted By K6-III
Replies: 50
Views: 8,866
Just got my K1 and the usability and and quiet shutter are just so much better than my A7. The fast manual lenses were easier to focus on the A7, but not so much the case for slow lenses, such as my Pentax-K 28mm F3.5.
Forum: Pentax Film SLR Discussion 05-14-2014, 11:17 AM  
Dead Super A
Posted By K6-III
Replies: 6
Views: 1,366
Make sure the battery contacts are clean. I had corroded contacts on the battery compartment in my Canonet that got fixed with a good scraping.
Forum: Pentax K-5 12-19-2011, 03:45 PM  
Best screen ever for manual focus : Canon ee-S!!!
Posted By K6-III
Replies: 769
Views: 169,371
Just received my focusing screen and WOW! I can manually focus way more accurately and faster than before, particularly with my Tenpa 1.36x enlarger. It's almost as fast as autofocus for stationary objects, so call me impressed!

It's just amazing what it did for my Vivitar (Samyang) 85mm F1.4 lens. I can actually hit focus where I want repeatedly now, even at F1.4. Now my K5 is just perfect for my uses and as easy to focus as my Sony NEX with focus peaking.

Really, a must-have for fast glass!
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