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06-24-2010, 05:15 PM   #1
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Pentax DA* 60-250 SDM Fail. SN 9224360

I picked this lens up through Amazon Warehouse deals. The SDM on this one is working spotty (right out of the box). I'm returning it back to Amazon.

I told Amazon they need to send this lens in to be repaired, and I'm including the information about how it has failed in the box.

If you've got this specific SN of this lens, I encourage you to test it's auto focus a bunch to confirm it's been repaired. the AF will sometimes jam and not move at all, or it will focus extremely slowly, as in 10 seconds slowly. It's tricky though because once it "warms up" it works fine.

This isn't a criticism of Amazon Warehouse Deals, they usually work out great. This lens just has issues. Amazon is happily paying the shipping back and giving me a refund.

06-24-2010, 06:41 PM   #2
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Thanks for the heads up!

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