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05-10-2010, 08:16 AM   #1
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Amcam 28mm 2.8 Lens?

I picked up a cheap lens on ebay, its marked MULTI-COATED JAPAN/525 Amcam 28W 1:2.8 f=28mm, K Mount. It feels like a well made lens but I can't find any other information. This is probably a re-branded lens. Does anyone know any tell more about it?

The image of the 18-55mm was taken with the Amcam lens

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05-10-2010, 09:02 AM   #2
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Hrm. That looks like a store-branded Komine Vivitar, from the front, at least. Seems kind of Cosina-like from the side, though.

With things like this, if you already have it, you may as well find out how good it is for yourself.
07-13-2012, 06:21 AM   #3
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Me too!

Did you discover any more about this lens? I tripped over one of these in a bag of goodies I found at a yard sale. Seems really solid and smooth. IQ is pretty darn good from what I can tell without more playing. I'll post a couple images when I can.

I don't think it's the find of the decade or any such thing, but would love to know more of its origins if anyone has more insights?


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