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08-27-2014, 02:03 PM   #1
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What does the "P" stand for in "SMCP-FA"

What does the "P" stand for in "SMCP-FA" 50 mm F/1.4 AF for Pentax Lenses?

I'm seeing the same lens without the "P" (my old one) is going for about $150.00 more then the one thats new which has the "P". This seems odd because you word think the new SMCP version, since it appears to be a newer version of the lens, would go for more then my much older version.




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There is no difference. An older version of the lens might say Made in Japan rather than Assembled in Vietnam.
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The FA-50/1.4 sells for around $250 on a pretty regular basis. Sometimes a little more, sometimes a little less. rarely a lot more, even more rarely, a lot less.
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