Have you ever wanted to throw on some Nikon glass onto Pentax body? Or perhaps a Sony lens, or even Olympus? Now Adaptist is out with a new multi-mounting ring that lets users do just that. The Pentax K+ Multi-Mount is a replacement mounting plate that you can install differently branded lenses on a variety of Pentax auto-focus film SLR or non-weather resistant DSLR cameras such as the Pentax K-r. It involves unscrewing the original mounting ring and replacing it, but once installed users can start using Nikon F-mount, Olympus OM-mount, Contax or Yashica C/Y-mount, and Konica AR-mount lenses on Pentax cameras.
The catch, as it were, is all the lenses are only held in place by tension without any lens release catch to lock adapted lenses in. Instead the lens simply rotates 50-degrees to mount fully. What’s more the lenses also won’t be able to communicate with the camera through the golden contacts, so there’s no options for autofocus and aperture control will have to be done manually. Its get’s pretty complicated from here, so check past the break for more information and images.