Pentax 645 lenses?

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  1. SloboM

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    Hi all,

    This may sound strange but I have to ask this question. Recently I got Pentax 645N camera without lens. Will Pentax lens for 645 camera fit models 645, 645N as well as model 645NII? Thanks for any help you may provide.

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    Yes. The 645 lenses fit and work on the 645N. Of course they will not AF but the focus confirmation dot works and MF is not a problem with the big and bright viewfinder.
    The only (slight) incompatibility is that on the 645N the aperture recording on the film (if enabled) may be off by half a stop.
    The 645NII afaik uses the same lens lineup as the 645N.
     
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    Thanks so much Andreas for your quick response.
     
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    all lenses are compatible across the entire range.
    you'll of course lose AF capability with the FA lenses if using them on the P645 (1st version, non-N/NII)

    -Dan
     
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    Thanks Dan.
     
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    Slobo, if you are not shy of a bit of extra weight, also consider Pentax 6x7 and 67 lenses via the P67-to-P645 adapter. They work similar to the P645 manual lenses, including AF confirmation and automatic aperture closing.

    Christian
     
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    Thanks Christian.
     
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    Slightly OT but I had an non-af early 75/2.8 lens and it was phenomenal in my opinion. The adapter idea is excellent as well, many 67 lenses are selling for a song.