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Old Jun 11, 2007, 2:48 PM   #1
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Just bought my first M42 screwmount lens. Just wondering if there is any difference between the adapters? Or are they all the same ?

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Hi Fred,

No, they are not all the same. if yours looks like the pentax version then you can get infinity focus. If it is the one that covers the contacts for the lens, then you will not get infinity focus.

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Old Jun 11, 2007, 3:58 PM   #3
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Errrr... I suggest that should be 'may not get infinity focus'? I can screw my M42 lens out a bit (which surely must be the same effect) before I loose infinity focus.
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Old Jun 11, 2007, 4:57 PM   #4
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fred, goto adorama or B&H

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Old Jun 11, 2007, 5:02 PM   #5
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i have one of these. it works fine. i think w/shipping it was about 18.50
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...Universal.html
or you can have mine for 20 shipped.
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Old Jun 11, 2007, 5:40 PM   #6
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Roy, any difference between the General Brand (B&H) or Bower (Adorama) ?

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Old Jun 11, 2007, 11:50 PM   #7
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Roy, any difference between the General Brand (B&H) or Bower (Adorama) ?

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Fred I use the Kalt Brand one from B&H photo Video. I've found only one lens so far that will not focus to infinity with it. So far that is just one out of ten.

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...K_Body_to.html

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Old Jun 12, 2007, 8:05 AM   #8
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Fred2726 wrote:
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Roy, any difference between the General Brand (B&H) or Bower (Adorama) ?

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no difference.
i have the kalt also. i checked with both stores about infinity focus and was told all their adapters allowed inf. focus..

dawg, i think there must be something wrong with your lens. which one is the problem??

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Old Jun 12, 2007, 9:23 AM   #9
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Thanks everyone for the information.

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Roy, any difference between the General Brand (B&H) or Bower (Adorama) ?

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no difference.
i have the kalt also. i checked with both stores about infinity focus and was told all their adapters allowed inf. focus..

dawg, i think there must be something wrong with your lens. which one is the problem??

roy
It's the Pentax Super Takumar 200mm f/4.

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