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12-15-2016, 11:09 AM   #1
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Lens Review Database - Separate different optical versions

In the lens review database, many of the articles for older M42/K-series lenses show multiple different optical formulas for a lens at the top - sometimes significantly so. For example here's the Listing for Super/SMC Takumar 28/3.5:

The Super and SMC Takumar 35/2 are really different as well.

The Auto Takumar 85/1.8 and the SMC Takumar 85/1.8 share a page, and they don't even have the same number of elements!

In my opinion - if the lenses have non-trivial optical differences, they should have their own page in the database.

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This is already done in our lens finder:
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In the future, the user review database will also follow these same entries.

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12-16-2016, 04:09 PM   #3
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Awesome, thanks Adam! I know it's a pain to go through the reviews and split them out.

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