Bargain Bin Score

Brian Walters supera1000 at
Sat Oct 17 23:13:30 EDT 2009

On Sat, 17 Oct 2009 18:54 -0400, "Perry Pellechia"
<snagglepuss31 at> wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 17, 2009 at 6:22 PM, Adam Maas <adam at> wrote:
> > Just picked up a *istDS, good condition, for $150. Didn't need another
> > camera but at that price I couldn't resist.
> >
> > Question for anybody using Adaptall-2 kit on their Pentax's, I've got
> > a proper KA adapter but it doesn't seem to pass aperture info to the
> > body. I'm suspecting my adapter's a little busted (I'd only really
> > been using it on the K2 which isn't A-aware).
> >
> I have a single Adaptall-2 KA mount I use with 90mm/F2.8 macro,
> 500mm/F8 mirror and 200mm/F4 lenses.  Both my *istD and K10D can set
> the aperture for each lens.  However, sometimes I have to twist the
> lens on the mount  to get a clean connection.  Usually once the camera
> can sense that it is an "A" type lens it performs without a problem.

Same here.  The Av top plate display sometimes just reads --,  but a
slight twist restores the contact.

$150?? I'd be tempted too.




Brian Walters
Western Sydney Australia


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