M Lens aperture step down

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Tue Apr 9 19:27:37 EDT 2019

Which of the K- Series cameras Step down the M series lenses?

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From: PDML <pdml-bounces at pdml.net> On Behalf Of P. J. Alling
Sent: Tuesday, April 09, 2019 9:19 AM
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Subject: Re: Did I break something, or did Pentax?

Did you set using aperture ring to permitted in the custom settings, or whatever they've called it on the K-3II and K-1, in the custom menu?

On 4/9/2019 1:55 AM, Larry Colen wrote:
> I have a few manual aperture lenses in my collection.  For various 
> reasons I haven't used them in a while.  I just tried to put them on 
> my K-1 and they won't stop down on it.  They don't seem to stop down 
> on my K-3 II either.  They do work on my K-3.
> Is there a configuration option I missed?  Are my cameras broken? Did 
> Pentax just break that feature?
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