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05-17-2010, 02:56 PM   #1
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Should I go for one SMCP-A 50mm F2

Hi Pentaxians, I need a suggesion. I have one SMCP-M 50mm F1.7. I can also get one SMCP-A 50mm f2 for 40$. Should I go for it. Will SMCP-A make a noticeable ease on use beside the fact it is slower then the F1.7?

05-17-2010, 03:13 PM   #2
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QuoteOriginally posted by ultraviolet Quote
Hi Pentaxians, I need a suggesion. I have one SMCP-M 50mm F1.7. I can also get one SMCP-A 50mm f2 for 40$. Should I go for it. Will SMCP-A make a noticeable ease on use beside the fact it is slower then the F1.7?
If you want the A option, you would be better off seeking out a Pentax A 50 f1.7. $40 actually sounds a little steep for the 2.0. You can probably find a camera with one attached for that price. YMMV.

05-17-2010, 03:18 PM   #3
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No, I wouldn't go for it. Nor is it merely a question of the f2 being slower. The real problem is the f2 isn't optically as good a lens: it's not as sharp, nor does it produce as good contrast or color as the f1.7.
05-17-2010, 07:39 PM   #4
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Thanks guys. I was 50/50, now I am sure that I will go for something AF.

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