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10-04-2011, 07:08 AM   #1
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Kit Lens - Min. Focus 25 cm. Really?

Hi guys. I've been with my Pentax K-r for 3 days now, but thats not the problem. Im actually curious.
On the review session its written that the min focus for the 18-55 is 25 cm, but mine is able to focus at like 10 cm at full zoom.
Is that a mistake on the reviews section or what?
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10-04-2011, 07:12 AM   #2
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Likely its 25cm at 18mm..

actually i just remembered that the 25cm distance is calculated from the sensor not the lens front so there are a few extra cm there anyways
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Hum..If its the distance from the sensor then it makes sense!
But at 18mm it focuses even closer.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Deimos Quote
distance is calculated from the sensor
Yes actually it's 25 cm from the sensor, which is located in the back of your camera. It's quite consistent with your 10 cm (from front element)

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