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10-06-2013, 05:58 AM   #1
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Pentax 50-135mm F2.8 DA* with SDM issues

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Pentax 50-135mm F2.8 DA* with SDM issues

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This lens has SDM issues, so you should treat it as a manual focus lens. Sometimes the SDM motor works, but more often than not it will not. I don't use this lens often enough to consider sending it in for repair, so it is priced accordingly.

A bargain if you want to use this as a MF lens, or have an older Pentax body without SDM.

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10-06-2013, 07:45 AM - 1 Like   #2
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great lens, someone can use this fix How to deactivate SDM and allow for screw drive autofocus with DA* 50-135mm f/2.8 - Le site des amateurs de PENTAX
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pm sent
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I have inactivated the SDM on 16-50. Very easy actually. And it is reversible. You can install the original ROM back whenever you want, if you save it on your computer. I put it back before sending the lens to CRIS for repair (zoom ring jammed). If you like the lens, you should try it.
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If it's not sold to the 2 pm before me, then I'm very keen.
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If I were you, I would try it on an earlier Pentax camera body like K100D or istD to confirm if screwdriving focus is working well or not.
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Sold - the winner is dltorre

 

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