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Does the Pentax K50 camera body work with Pentax bayonet and

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does the Pentax K50 camera body work with Pentax bayonet and K mount lenses
JA: What's the exact make and model of the camera? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: I am considering buying a brand new K50 and am hopeful my old bayonet mount lenses will work with the new K50
JA: What happened right before this popped up? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: I am not trouble shooting just simply trying to find out if my old bayonet mount lenses would work on a new K50 body
JA: Anything else you want the camera expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: No. Thank you.

Hi, thank you for contacting My name is Russell. I will do my best to provide the right answer to your question.

The Pentax K-50 camera body has a lens mount of the KAF2 type, bayonet mount.

This means it can accept bayonet mount K-type lenses, yes. says this specifically about its lens mount:

AF coupler, lens information contacts, K-mount with power contacts

If this answers your question fully and adequately, please rate my answer - five stars would be appreciated!

(If you need more info, or have more queries about this camera and mount, let me know and I'll continue to advise you.)


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you. Your answer makes it easier for me to make a decision about purchasing a Pentax K50

I'm glad to hear that! Good luck with it. Pentax is a good classic name in cameras, and hopefully their latest offering is as good.

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