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05-05-2011, 06:11 AM   #1
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Promaster Spectrum 7 lens 100-500mm

I have the chance to purchase a Promaster Spectrum 7 lens 100-500mm lens for about $80-85. There is very little information out there on this lens. Anyone here have one? Is this a decent price?

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I think this is the same as the Samyang, Phoenix, possibly other versions of the 100-500 mm. I had the Samyang version but I sold it due to it being heavy (it is solid metal and glass), difficult to focus (you NEED a tripod, and lots of light), and pretty soft above 300 mm or so.

Sold mine for $100, one recently sold on ebay for $200, so $85 is an okay price, but I personally wouldn't recommend it.
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