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12-02-2011, 11:04 PM   #1
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200mm f3.3 Manual Prime Marketplace Listing

Item for Sale
200mm f3.3 Manual Prime

Asking Price
$20 AU

Item Location
Sydney (Australia)

Item Description
This is a 'Makinon' lens that I don't know much about.
It would suit a collector, but it also takes nice images, particularly at f5.6 or lower, f3.3 is a bit soft.

The manual focus throw is very long and thus precise, the whole lens feels quite nice, and isn't too heavy considering it's a fast 200 prime with all metal body.
It has a built in hood. Obviously it's priced to sell because I know so little about it. Who knows it could be worth hundreds...
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Any other photos or info you require please let me know.

Bank deposit in Australia in also accepted.

Are you the original owner of the item being sold?

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Item Condition (Key)

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Shipping Charge
$12 in Australia, $28 worldwide

Shipping Services
Australia Post

Accepted Payment Types
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Item must be shown to be in a condition inferior to that described before it was sent.

Please send me a private message if interested in the item!

Last edited by Quazimoto; 08-11-2012 at 04:35 AM.
12-04-2011, 09:32 AM   #2
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Hi, is all glass clear?
no fungus, haze or cloudiness inside?
aperture blades are moving well?
kind regards
12-05-2011, 04:18 AM   #3
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Hi guys,
There is some internal dust between the front and second elements yes, nothing that affects image quality.
Rear element and the tunnel into it seem reasonably dust free.

I took some test shots for the benefit of someone who PMed me - if he says he wants it, it is his first but here they are. Sorry about the dodgy lighting and white balance, it's all I had. Look mainly at the edges of the frontmost silver oil cap - do not look at the writing of 'SUZUKI SPORT' because that is actually a soft edged font.
All photos taken on a K-x at 12MP jpeg and had their levels bumped up a bit because I couldn't get my flash going nicely and they're all a bit underexposed - so the levels have reduced the look of sharpness just slightly.
The full photos are not cropped by reduced to 45% of original size - the 100% crops are just that, not reduced at all.
Edit: Just noticed the forum reduces the size significantly... hmm, not sure how to get around that.

Anyway - in my opinion the lens is actually acceptable at 3.3 but nailing the focus (certainly in this light) is not easy - at 5.6 it is actually pretty darn sharp, and at f8.0 it is very very sharp, but that's hardly a big claim, as every prime is tack sharp by that point. But still, not a bad lens this and very solid feel to it, nice focus too.

200mm prime f3.3 full photo.jpg
200mm prime f3.3 100% crop.jpg
200mm prime f5.6 full photo.jpg
200mm prime f5.6 100% crop.jpg
200mm prime f8.0 full photo.jpg
200mm prime f8.0 100% crop.jpg

Last edited by Quazimoto; 08-11-2012 at 04:35 AM.
12-06-2011, 02:06 PM   #4
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Hi Quazimoto. Am i the guy that pm'ed you? hahaha
Because if i am, then im ready to buy! Just pm me answering my questions!
If im not the first guy to pm you, then im sorry for the mess


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