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Pentax Camera / lens compatibility chart

Peter Zack , May 03, 2007; 04:08 p.m.

here's something many may find useful when looking at lens and camera compatibility.

http://www.mosphotos.com/PentaxLensCompatibility.htm

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Zenit Zepplin , May 04, 2007; 01:49 a.m.

so, why is it claiming that an AF lens can't be used on a zx-30 body...?

Peter Zack , May 04, 2007; 04:58 a.m.

I don't own one of the 'crippled' KAF bodies so the answer is better left to others. But you may want to check the following. There are many limitations with this mount.

http://www.bdimitrov.de/kmp/technology/K-mount/crippled.html

Andrew Gilchrist , May 04, 2007; 10:05 a.m.

I don't know much about these "AF" lenses, but I suspect these were the short-lived, first implementation of AF. The vast majority of Pentax autofocus lenses are F, FA, FA-J, D-FA, and DA.

paddy macmahon , May 04, 2007; 02:13 p.m.

The AF lenses are early autofocus lenses compatible with the ME F autofocus camera (there's only one model, a 35-70 f2.8 zoom). They do not have an automatic aperture setting, and so have most in common with 'M' lenses, which also cannot be used with the cheaper ZX/MZ cameras. They only provide autofocus with the ME F body, I believe.

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