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Monster Adapter LA-KE1 Magic Ring Pentax K Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Adapter

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Monster Adapter LA-KE1 Magic Ring Pentax K Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Adapter
Key Features
  • Pentax K Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera
  • Supports Pentax K Screw-Drive AF
  • Supports Electronic Communication
  • Supports Infinity Focus
The LA-KE1 Magic Ring Pentax K Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Adapter from Monster Adapter allows select LA-KE1-mount autofocus DSLR lenses to be used on Sony E-Mount camera bodies, while retaining electronic communication and autofocus function. This adapter has a built-in AF switch, screw-drive focus motor, aperture motor, and communication and power supply contacts. It can support KAF, KAF2, KAF3, and KAF4 lenses from 1986 to the present and can automatically identify traditional screw-drive focus lenses, SDM/DC lenses with built-in motors, lenses with traditional lever-type aperture, and electromagnetic aperture lenses.
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Monster Adapter LA-KE1 Overview

The LA-KE1 Magic Ring Pentax K Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Adapter from Monster Adapter allows select LA-KE1-mount autofocus DSLR lenses to be used on Sony E-Mount camera bodies, while retaining electronic communication and autofocus function. This adapter has a built-in AF switch, screw-drive focus motor, aperture motor, and communication and power supply contacts. It can support KAF, KAF2, KAF3, and KAF4 lenses from 1986 to the present and can automatically identify traditional screw-drive focus lenses, SDM/DC lenses with built-in motors, lenses with traditional lever-type aperture, and electromagnetic aperture lenses.

Available firmware for the adapter updates can be installed through the camera body.

Compatible Sony Camera Bodies

  • a9
  • a7S III
  • a7S II
  • a7S
  • a7R IV
  • a7R III
  • a7R II
  • a7R
  • a7C
  • a7 III
  • a7 II
  • a7
  • a6600
  • a6500
  • a6400
  • a6300
  • a6100
  • a6000
  • a5100
  • a5000
  • a3500
  • a3000
  • All NEX-series cameras

Compatible Pentax Lenses

  • HD PENTAX-DA 15mm f/4 AL Limited
  • HD PENTAX-DA 21mm f/3.2 ED AL Limited
  • HD PENTAX-DA 35mm f/2.8 Macro Limited
  • HD PENTAX-DA 40mm f/2.8 Limited
  • HD PENTAX-DA 70mm f/2.4 Limited
  • smc PENTAX-D FA Macro 100mm f/2.8 WR
  • smc PENTAX-DA 15mm f/4 AL Limited
  • smc PENTAX-DA 21mm f/3.2 AL Limited
  • smc PENTAX-DA 35mm f/2.8 Macro Limited
  • smc PENTAX-DA 40mm f/2.8 Limited
  • smc PENTAX-DA 40mm f/2.8 XS
  • smc PENTAX-DA 50mm f/1.8
  • smc PENTAX-DA 70mm f/2.4 Limited
  • smc PENTAX-FA 135mm f/2.8 [IF]
  • smc PENTAX-FA 28mm f/2.8 AL
  • smc PENTAX-FA 31mm f/1.8 AL Limited
  • smc PENTAX-FA 35mm f/2 AL
  • smc PENTAX-FA 43mm f/1.9 Limited
  • smc PENTAX-FA 77mm f/1.8 Limited
  • smc PENTAX-FA* 200mm f/2.8 ED[IF]
  • smc PENTAX-FA* 24mm f/2 AL[IF]
  • smc PENTAX-FA* 300mm f/2.8 ED[IF]
  • smc PENTAX-FA* 300mm f/4.5 ED[IF]
  • smc PENTAX-FA* 85mm f/1.4 [IF]
  • smc PENTAX-FA* 80-200mm f/2.8 ED[IF]
  • Samsung/Schneider D-XENOGON 35mm f/2
  • Samsung/Schneider D-XENON 100mm f/2.8 Macro

Monster Adapter LA-KE1 Specs

Adapter
Camera MountSony E
Lens MountPentax K
Electronic CommunicationYes
DisplayNo
Physical
DimensionsH: 3.1 x W: 2.4 x D: 0.9" / H: 80.0 x W: 60.0 x D: 23.0 mm
Weight3.4 oz / 96 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.365 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)4.4 x 4.3 x 2.5"
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