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06-21-2011, 10:13 PM   #1
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Inexpensive macro lens

Didn't notice this before, because it is in M42 mount. I thought people might be interested in it at $120 new:

Phoenix Telephoto 100mm f/3.5 Macro MF Lens P09031 B&H Photo

I believe this is made by Cosina:

Cosina 100mm F1:3,5 MC Makro Lens Reviews - Fixed Focal Lengths - Pentax Third-Party Lens Review Database

Phoenix 100mm f3.5 macro with 1:1 matched adapter Lens Reviews - Fixed Focal Lengths - Pentax Third-Party Lens Review Database

06-22-2011, 12:18 AM   #2
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It's a decent lens, certainly not as good as the Pentax, Tamron and Sigma versions but for the money, well worth considering.

I wonder where these came from. I had the Pheonix in a KA mount AF version. An M42 has to be some sort of old stock.
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