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07-26-2010, 02:33 AM   #1
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Samyang 14mm F2.8

I notice that you carry what appear to be two versions of the Samyang 14mm lens, the Bower and Vivitar.

What is suprising is the vivitar shows up as 13mm on your website, not 14mm and has a different optical formula.

Are the two lesnses actually different aside from cosmetics?

07-26-2010, 07:45 AM   #2
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Hello;

According to our data base, the 2 lens are different focal lengths.

Vivitar Series 1 13mm f/2.8 Ultra Wide Aspherical VIV13MMP - B&H

Vivitar Series 1 13mm Ultra Wide Aspherical Lens
Angle of View 78 - 31
113.8 diagonal angle Elements/Groups
16/13


Bower 14mm f/2.8 Ultra Wide Angle Lens SLY14MMF2.8P - B&H Photo

Bower 14mm f/2.8 Wide Angle Lens

Angle of View 92.5 (APS-C)/21mm equivalent Elements/Groups
14/12 (including 2 aspherical & 2 ED lens elements)


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08-01-2010, 07:00 PM   #3
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thanks but I know your data shows them different

THe question is, are they actually different
08-03-2010, 08:22 AM   #4
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Yes they are.

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