M42 to Pentax adaptor

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M42 to Pentax adaptor

I've got a M42 lens on it's way, dipping my toe into the world of vintage glass!

Now I'm looking to order a M42 to K mount adaptor, this is where it's not so simple...

The best quality seems to be the official Pentax adaptor, but this from one seller (2nd hand) I quote...

'Due to the design, this lens adaptor will not allow you to achieve infinity focus.'


Other cheaper adaptors by Fotodiox and Urth say 'limited focus distance', and reviews say they are poor quality and get stuck in the camera or on the lens!


is infinity out of bounds?

are M42 lenses particularly tricky with Pentax K mount?

mainly, what adaptor do you recommend guys?

Help! - a M42 lens is on it's way to me.

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