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05-26-2010, 10:38 PM   #1
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18mm-55mm DA kit lens

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I upgraded from the 18mm-55mm DAL lens supplied with my K-X to an 18mm-55mm DA. I find the zoom actiion on the DA is not as smooth as the DAL. When slow zooming it tends to "stick" causing a stuttered effect. I did manage to get my hands on another DA version for comparison, and found this to have the same fault.

For stills this isn't really a problem, but it is for video.

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05-27-2010, 06:07 AM   #2
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QuoteOriginally posted by Scorpion Quote
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I upgraded from the 18mm-55mm DAL lens supplied with my K-X to an 18mm-55mm DA.
Do you mean you upgraded to a DA 18-55mm or an 18-55mm II? I wouldn't consider the original 18-55 an upgrade over the DA L. It's an improvement mechanically but not as strong optically, where it really counts. The 18-55 DA L and 18-55 II are the same optically, but the II comes with a hood and has the metal mount and quick-shift focus

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