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Which cameras are compatible with the Zenit lens?

Zenit lenses have an M42 screw mount, making them compatible with certain cameras such as the Cosina, Mamiya, Pentax, Praktika, Ricoh, Yashica, and Zenit models. When used with an adaptor, they can also work with selected Canon, Minolta, Nikon, and Olympus cameras. Please keep in mind that in the case of certain adaptors, only manual settings may work.

Take note that photos may be cropped when used with non-full frame DSLR cameras.

Pentax

Manual focus:

  • K – K2, KX, KM, K1000, K1000 SE
  • K – ME, ME SE, ME Super, ME Super SE, MG, MV, MV1, MX
  • K – LX
  • KA – Super A, Program A/Program Plus, A3
  • KA – P3, P5, P30, P30n, P30t
  • KA2 – MZ-M

Auto focus:

  • KF – ME F
  • KAFSFX, SFXn, SF7, MZ-6, MZ-7
  • KAF2 – Z-1, Z-5, Z-10, Z-20, Z-50, Z-70
  • KAF2 – MZ-S, MZ-3, MZ-5, MZ-5n, MZ-10

Almaz

  • 101
  • 102
  • 103
  • 104

Chinon

  • CE-4, CE-4s, CA-4, CM-4
  • CE-5, CG-5, CM-5, CP-5
  • CP-6, CP-X
  • CP-7m, CM-7
  • CP-9AF

Carena

  • KSM-1

Cimko
KSX Sears 35mm film and a 50mm lens

Cosina

  • C1, C1s
  • CS-2, CS-3
  • CT-10, CT-1A, CT-20, CT-7, CT-1G, CT-9
  • CE-4, CE-4s, CE-5

Edixa

  • CX 5

Exakta

  • KE 5

Lindenblatt

  • KL-2

Miranda

  • MS-1
  • MS-2 Super
  • MS-3

Porst

  • Compact Reflex OC
  • Compact Reflex OCN

Promaster

  • Promaster 2500 PK

Quantaray

  • D2-RZ

Ricoh

  • KR-5
  • KR-5 Super
  • KR-5 Super II
  • KR-5 III
  • KR-10
  • KR-10 Super
  • KR-30sp
  • XR-1
  • XR-1s
  • XR-2
  • XR-2s
  • XR-500
  • XR500 auto
  • XR-6
  • XR-7
  • XR-10
  • XR-P
  • XR-2

Sears
A lot of Sears cameras were made by Ricoh and use the Pentax K mount. Some are simply re-badged Ricoh models, while others are quite different.

  • KS-1000 (Ricoh XR-1)
  • KS-500 (Ricoh XR-500)
  • KS Auto (Ricoh XR-2S)
  • KS-1
  • KS-2 (Ricoh XR-7)
  • KSX (Ricoh KR-10)
  • KS Super
  • KS Super II

Topcon

  • RM300

Vivitar

  • V4000
  • V3800N
  • V3000N
  • V3000s
  • V2000
  • XV1 (rebadged Cosina CT-1)
  • XV20 (rebadged Cosina CT-20)

Voigtlander

  • VSL 43 (2004)

Zenit

  • Automat, 20, 21, 22, 14, photosniper FS-5
  • AM
  • AM2
  • AP
  • 2000
  • APK
  • KM
  • 122K
  • 212K