Need help about SLR digital camera.......

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Old 07-18-09, 03:58 PM
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Need help about SLR digital camera.......

I have a older 35mm Pentex camera and I want to buy a new SLR digital camera. My 35mm camera has two extra lenses, wide angle and a zoom lens. Can I put my old Pentex 35mm lenses on a Pentex digital SLR camera? Thanks......
 
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Old 07-18-09, 04:20 PM
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Need help about SLR digital camera.......

I am not an expert on compatibility of lenses with different camera brands, but there are serious limitations.

There are different methods of mounting a lens to a camera body and that dep-ends on the brands.

On top of that, there are secondary conditions that should be considered. I have a very good Canon 35 mm camers with some EF lenses. I can use them in a Canon digital SLR, but there are also some nice image stabilized lenses, but at least I will be able get the automatic features out of my old lenses, but not the newer technologies. - That is for next year after I buy a Canon digital body.

Go to a camera shop and find out whether it is feasible to use your old lenses.
 
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Old 07-19-09, 06:29 AM
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Yes, most Pentax lenses will work on digital bodies but not all.
Here is a chart that will help.

A website that talks about this in detail.


Which camera and lenses do you have?
 
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