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02-12-2008, 08:28 PM   #1

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Any tests yet for the new Pentax 55-300 ?

I have heard that this lens won't be out till May/08. I would think it is too early for any tests yet on the 55-300. Thinking about getting one if the tests / reviews are good.

Anyone hear anything, read, etc. about this new lens ?

02-12-2008, 09:07 PM   #2
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I've not heard anything about quality yet. There seem to be signifcant changes in relation to the 'old' FAJ 75-300, so I don't think we can base the quality of the 55-300 off that lens.
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I would rather Pentax made a "kit" 17-70 (as opposed to the f4 one in the planning), then a 70-300. I find/found that 18-55 was too limiting and find the Sigma 17-70 much more useful.
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Anyone know of any tests yet, on the Pentax 55-300 Zoom lens , or does anyone have one?

03-27-2008, 05:27 PM   #5
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I'm also waiting for the reviews of this lens and i hope this lens will be sharper than the tamron and sigma 70-300 at the long end(300mm).

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