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02-14-2012, 02:31 PM   #1
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645 lens lineups

I'm fairly new to the pantax lens coding system, what do the purple symbols mean next to the lenses vs the black ones ? Also there is an orange one for the 300mm F4 lens. What does that one mean ?

02-14-2012, 02:33 PM   #2
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D FA vs FA series: the FA lenses are still from the film era, D FA ones have SDM and weather sealing and no aperture ring but are otherwise the same.

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Purple: D-FA
Black: FA
Orange: Star lens

And in APS-C lens roadmap, there are two more codes:
Green: DA
Pink: FA Limited

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