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06-26-2012, 05:04 AM   #1
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Is there such a thing as a non-IF 28-300 superzoom?

I suppose this is a mythical beast, since I've never seen one, but is there such a thing as a 28-300 zoom that's not IF? (internal focus) Preferably AF with good image quality at 300mm.

I like my Tamron 185D 28-300, except for the IF making 300mm more like 190mm at 10 feet from the subject, and it also is soft at 300mm. My old Tamron 23A 60-300 smokes it in every way at 300mm.

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The closest you can get to 28-300 non-IF is the DA 55-300.
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QuoteOriginally posted by audiobomber Quote
The closest you can get to 28-300 non-IF is the DA 55-300.
That's kinda what I was thinkin'. Looks like it's pretty sharp. I may have to pick one up if I ever get some $$$.
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