Pentax K to Q-mount Adapter
So what exactly does the Q's 5.6x crop factor mean? Simply put, it gives you reach. It means that if you would normally get this photo with a native Q-mount wide-angle...
...then a 300mm DSLR lens would produce this:
You would need to have a 1120mm lens on an APS-C DSLR to get the same image, or a 1680mm lens on full-frame. More such examples can be seen in our Pentax Q forum. Special thanks go to forum member Barondla for supplying these photos.