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03-21-2008, 09:11 PM   #1
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SLR Gear posts 6 Pentax Lens Tests

For those of you who may be interested, SLR Gear has recently posted no. 6 in a series of Pentax Lens tests.

Included are:
40mm f/2.8 Limited SMC P-DA
10-17mm f/3.5-4.5 ED IF SMC P-DA
43mm f/1.9 Limited SMC P-FA
100mm f/2.8 Macro SMC P-FA
21mm f/3.2 Limited SMC P-DA;
18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 SMC P-DA

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03-21-2008, 10:21 PM   #2
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I am immediately pleased when I saw overall rating of 10 given to Fa 43 ltd instead of criticising the lens as other reviews might have done.

They are rather informative and systematic. I like the site
03-22-2008, 08:18 AM   #3
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I was just taking a look at their Pentax Reviews, and Im not a measurebator or anything but on their "blur charts" (checking sharpness) the DA 18-55mm out performs the DA 40mm at similar fl (35v40) and same aperture (f8)... The DA18-55's centre is sharper (slighty but still) and 2 its corners perfroms better than the Limited...
Now ofcourse the Limited has virtually no CA, Vignetting or distortion but it still made me think...

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