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11-07-2013, 08:35 PM   #1
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Quantary (Tamron) 70-300 1.4-5.6 LDO 1:2 MACRO lens. Pentax Marketplace Listing

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Quantary (Tamron) 70-300 1.4-5.6 LDO MACRO (1:2) lens. Pentax

Asking Price
45 USD

Item Location
austin, tx (United States)

Item Description
For sell is the Quantary 70-300 1.4-5.6 LDO MACRO lens for pentax. This is same lens as Tamron 70-300 macro lens, with Max macro ratio 1:2.

See review in the lens database here:
quantary 70-300 1.4-5.6 LDO MACRO Lens Reviews - Quantaray Lenses - Pentax Lens Review Database

Members gave Value 9.5 for average price $105

I bought quite a few 70-300mm lenses, but now want to sell them since I have ordered WR version 55-300 lens, and am saving for Sigma 100-300/4. So all these 70-300 lenses need to go.

This lens is in overall good condition. some sign of usage on the barrel, a little bit very small dust inside, not more than you will expect from an used low tolerance lens.

It is faster than DA 55-300 lens. 70-135mm: F4; 135-210MM: f4.5; 210-300: F5.6

Zoom, AF and aperture work great. Not any problem noticed.

very sharp from 70-200. A little soft after 250mm. I stop down to 6.3 or smaller at 300mm end.

The lens goes into macro model at 200mm-300mm range, maximum 1:2 macro. Not a serious macro lens, but much better than most other "macro" zoom lens. Very handy. I have pentax fa 50/2.8 macro and sigma 105/2.8 macro. This lens is not as sharp in the corners if compare with these real macro lens, but I really like it when walking around in the zoo or park, I don't have to change lens when I see a beautiful flower or butterfly. 300mm 1:2 means longer distance to the butterfly. Hard to handhold though. I stop down to at least f8 at macro model, to get DOV, but have to push ISO to 1600. If you have a K5 or higher, I think you should be happy.

Ask: $45 + shipping

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$8.5. PM for international shipping

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Return Policy & Additional Details
I take return only if the lens is not as described.

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

---------- Post added 11-10-13 at 05:38 PM ----------

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Last edited by grahame; 11-15-2013 at 10:25 AM.
11-12-2013, 08:32 AM   #2
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11-14-2013, 11:15 AM   #3
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Good performer and very affordable.

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