Category Archives: Third party lenses

Irix 15mm f/2.4 lens for Pentax K-mount now available for sale in the USA

Irix now has a brand new US based website at www.irixusa.com where you can order the Irix 15mm f/2.4 lens for Pentax K-mount (currently out of stock). Irix lenses are also available for sale on Amazon US, Amazon UK, Amazon DE and Amazon IT. The US prices are: Blackstone: $649 Firefly: $449 Irix lenses come with a 5 years warranty. Via […]

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Mitakon Zhong Yi Optics CREATOR 135mm f/2.8 II lens for Pentax mount

I do not remember seeing this Mitakon Zhong Yi Optics CREATOR 135mm f/2.8 II lens for Pentax mount being covered online since it was announced a few months ago. The US price is $229 (special order that requires 2-4 weeks for shipping). Here are the details:

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New Irix 11mm f/4 lens for Pentax K-mount announced

Irix announced a the long rumored Irix 11mm f/4 lens for Pentax K-mount:

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Rokinon 20mm f/1.8 ED AS UMC lens for Pentax K mount now available for pre-order

The new Rokinon 20mm f/1.8 ED AS UMC lens for Pentax K is now listed for pre-order at B&H. Lens key features:

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Petition: we want full-frame Carl Zeiss lenses for Pentax K-mount

Somebody started a petition on change.org requesting Zeiss to start making full frame lenses for Pentax K mount. Few months ago Zeiss confirmed that they have no plans to start producing lenses for K mount.

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Update on the advisory about Sigma lenses scratching the Pentax K-70 camera

Sigma released a new update on the recent advisory about Sigma lenses scratching the Pentax K-70 camera:

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New advisory: some Sigma lenses could also scratch the Pentax K-70 camera

Today Sigma issued a new advisory that some of their lenses for Pentax K mount could leave a “small scratch” when attached to the new Pentax K-70 camera. Similar issue was also reported with the K-1 camera. Here is the full press text with the list of lenses:

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