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09-12-2011, 06:41 PM   #16
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I've seen Vivitar Series I 28-210mm, but it's AF and with F4.2-6.5. -definitely newer than those celebrated Series I line, so like RioRIco said, don't hope much.
I had a Vivitar 28-200mm F3.5-5.3 by Kobori also. Never take it off my Super Program, such a nice lens.

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Everything I have read says the new vivitar lenses are not near as good as the old ones.
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QuoteOriginally posted by ripit Quote
Everything I have read says the new vivitar lenses are not near as good as the old ones.
'Vivitar' is now just an owned name without the original organization's standards. Not necessarily bad, just not up to the same quality level as the original Series 1 stuff.
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The Series 1 does exist

I have just bought an AF Pentax Vivitar series 1 28-210 F4.2 -6.5 lens. Image quality is surprisingly good and macro is usable. Colour rendition is very "bright" compared to Pentax lenses.

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