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Cosina 50mm f1.7 Cosinon Auto MC - Lens

Cosina 50mm f1.7 Cosinon Auto MC - Lens

Manual focus normal focal length prime lens for the M42 screw mount SLR cameras. Metal body available in black finish.

  • Cosina 50mm f1.7 Cosinon Auto MC
  • Minimum focus distance: 0.5m
  • Aperture blades: 6
  • Size: 60 x 42mm
  • Weight: 185g
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Pentax K

The Pentax K mount was introduced in 1975 and has been Pentax’s primary mount for both film and digital SLRs ever since. It has changed a few times to add new features like automatic aperture control and autofocus, but the bayonets underneath are the same. This means all Pentax K lenses will mount on all K mount bodies, including the newest digital cameras.

Pentax K was also widely used by other manufacturers like Ricoh, Cosina, and Chinon, so there is a wide variety of lenses available for the system. M42 lenses can also be adapted quite easily to work on Pentax K bodies.

One of Pentax's most successful cameras, the Pentax K1000, was instrumental in the success of the system. The K1000 is one of the longest-lived 35mm cameras and was produced from 1976 to 1997. It remains one of the go-to recommendations for photography students.

Note: Pentax K mount lenses made by Ricoh have a special “Ricoh pin”. If you want to use these lenses on autofocus Pentax cameras, the pin must be removed. Otherwise it will become locked to the autofocus shaft and removing the lens may require disassembly.

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Cosina 50mm f1.7 Cosinon Auto MC - Lens Availability & Price History
Date Sold SKU Quality Control Price Image
20 Mar 2024 T58787 € 10,00 Cosina 50mm f1.7 Cosinon Auto MC - Lens Image
27 Nov 2023 T57341 € 8,00 Cosina 50mm f1.7 Cosinon Auto MC - Lens Image
12 Sep 2023 T48794 € 8,99 Cosina 50mm f1.7 Cosinon Auto MC - Lens Image
17 Jul 2023 T20682 € 49,00 Cosina 50mm f1.7 Cosinon Auto MC - Lens Image
03 Apr 2023 T36197 € 39,00 Cosina 50mm f1.7 Cosinon Auto MC - Lens Image