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05-28-2013, 01:38 AM   #1
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FA43 1.9 Limited IR shift has two versions

Interesting findings today, see attached picture, there are two versions of IR shift what known at this moment, mine s/n 27XXX, made in Japan, IR shift F5.6, and others I knew are F4..... Why this? different designs? different elements?

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05-28-2013, 02:10 AM   #2
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It looks to me like someone painted in the wrong engraved line on these two lenses:

QuoteOriginally posted by Underbridge Quote
Why this? different designs? different elements?
The difference is only cosmetic. It doesn't matter if the FA43mm f/1.9 is made in Japan or in Vietnam, it is optically the same lens. If there were differences between them people would have noticed.
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That was a rather funny find.

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