Bargain tele-converter, anyone?


Dotandcom

Link Posted 06/03/2011 - 19:03
I'm afraid I don't have the odd £1k in loose change just at the moment: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/TELEPLUS-2x-PK-TELE-CONVERTER-PENTAX-PK-CAMERAS-/390293913...

Mind you, postage is very reasonable!

All the best,

Chris

Dangermouse

Link Posted 06/03/2011 - 19:07
Misplaced decimal point perhaps? £9.99 sounds a bit more realistic!
Matt

Shooting the Welsh Wilderness with K-m, KX, MX, ME Super and assorted lenses.

dcweather

Link Posted 06/03/2011 - 19:41
You never know these days with the silly prices people are asking for Pentax gear. There is a Tamron Adaptall adaptor (PKA) for £73 at the moment. Would you pay an extra £60 not to press a green button?!

shashinka

Link Posted 06/03/2011 - 22:24
I have one of these yours for £950.00 free P+P

thoughton

Link Posted 07/03/2011 - 09:56
I agree £9.99 would be about right.

£73 for a Tamron PKA adapter isn't too outrageous. They would normally be about £50-60.
Tim
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royd63uk

Link Posted 07/03/2011 - 11:33
Quote:
Would you pay an extra £60 not to press a green button

please explain
regards
Roy

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Blythman

Link Posted 07/03/2011 - 11:39
royd63uk wrote:
Quote:
Would you pay an extra £60 not to press a green button

please explain

The PKA mount allows for auto metering like other A lenses. With the PK mount it is necessary to use the green button for manual metering.

In answer to the question of paying extra. The answer may well be dependent on how many Tamron lenses someone has. £60 divided by 3 or 4 or 5 becomes a lot more reasonable
Alan


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CoDa

Link Posted 07/03/2011 - 23:27
Listing just been changed to £9.99.
Colin

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