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Old Feb 11, 2008, 11:10 AM   #1
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Hi there,
While you can safely guess from the lens description ...something-A or -M or the like if it's fully manual, has a A setting or autofocus IF you have a Pentax lense...

this is quite hard for non-Pentax brands. You know all the older PK-?? lenses (not M42) that are offered used.

Where are the good websites to look for these informations (like Bjoldar Dimitrovs or Stans site)?

Ebay photographs won't show the right information in many cases and sellers don't know what stuff they got, too.

You got a good site? Post here!

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Old Feb 11, 2008, 2:56 PM   #2
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If you want to know about Screw mount lenses go here....
If you want to know about K mount lenses go here......
If you want to know about Tamron Adaptall lenses go here.....
If you want to know about Vivitar Series 1 lenses go here.....
If you need to know about third party cult classic lenses go here......

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Old Feb 11, 2008, 5:54 PM   #3
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Older non manual lenses were often marked "Auto" for automatic exposure (not autofocus). Later ones dropped the designation.
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