Micro 4/3 Olympus and Pentax lenses

Jan 31, 2011
164
Newcastle, Australia
Sue
Been reading that its possible with an adapter to use K mount lenses with the E-PL1 and E-PL2 (and other m4/3 as well). I've also read that on the Olympii, the AF is usable with K mount lenses.

Has anyone in this forum had any experience of doing this, or know anyone who has? Its just that I have been considering selling the K-5 but the limited lenses I have are something I am reluctant to let go of.

Anyone?
 

bilzmale

Super Moderator Emeritus
Jul 17, 2010
124
Perth, Western Australia
Bill Shinnick
As far as I know there are no non-native lenses that AF. Even the Nokton is MF although it is a micro-43 mount. Available adapters have no electronics. There were some adapters with a micro-chip that gave focus confirmation of manual focus but they seem to have gone off the radar.
 

Ned

New Member
May 30, 2011
3
Canada
Not AF, but you can get K-mount adapters with aperture rings to stop down the lens 5 or 6 stops from wide open.
 

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