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06-08-2016, 03:30 PM   #1
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HD Pentax-DA 55-300mm F4.5-6.3 ED PLM WR RE Announced

The HD Pentax-DA 55-300mm F4.5-6.3 ED PLM WR RE is a compact, weather-sealed APS-C telephoto zoom lens featuring a retractable barrel design. It debuts PLM (Pulse Motor) autofocus technology and an electromagnetic aperture diaphragm to facilitate smooth f

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Im glad I held off buying the longer 55-300mmWR.Also I wonder how itll perform on the K1 in FF mode?
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It says it is an aps-c lens. The quiet AF is one feature that is attractive. The earlier 55-300 that I had took really nice pictures, but the AF was not quiet. This looks like an excellent alternative for those who want the 55-300 range including WR.
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QuoteOriginally posted by surfar Quote
Im glad I held off buying the longer 55-300mmWR.Also I wonder how itll perform on the K1 in FF mode?
Probably won't cover much beyond APS-C, given its small size. But we'll have to wait and see!

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I hope they'll come up with a new 18-270. WR but still maintain the mechanical aperture lever. I would like to use it on my k-5II flawlessly.

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