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02-05-2010, 03:53 PM   #1
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LBA Alert Pentax-F 50:1.7

There are a few Pentax-F SMC 50:1.7's on ebay.com at present.

One auction, ending in 3hrs, is currently at $138. These are well regarded auto-focus lenses.

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02-05-2010, 04:27 PM   #2
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How are they compared to FA 50 1.4 ?
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QuoteOriginally posted by tokyoso Quote
How are they compared to FA 50 1.4 ?
A bit sharper at F/1.7-2.4, then it evens up. A bit different bokeh (you can sometimes see hexagons in highlighs, but nothing serious)..but smooth.
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Of course, by giving everyone that nice heads up you've probably kept someone from an ebay bargain.

I'd snatch it up myself if I didn't already have an FA50 1.7!

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Seems like I've made a good deal with SF-X + F 1.7/50 for 70.

I've had the A series version before and there is no noticeable difference - optically.
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