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04-24-2014, 12:50 PM   #1
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Where to find a parametric search for lenses, cameras, etc.

If you go to a site like digikey.com you will see they have a parametric search feature that makes searching for parts much easier. It's very powerful and a huge time-saver. Does anyone know of a site that has the same parametric search ability for cameras and lenses?

On digikey for an example, search for camera then click cameras and you will be at the parametric search.

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Sigma has something similar to a parametric search.

View All Lenses | Sigma Corporation of America

I think people usually drill down to what they are looking for because it's usually very specific vs. "show me what you got". Is there something you are looking for?
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Yes sigma is a good example too. But take that and add all makes, models of lenses and cameras. The database would have to be a collaborative database due to large number of entries and large amount of work needed. And there would have to be some assurance that it is opensource and remains opensource and not sold to highest bidder.

The beauty of a parametric search is that it works well no matter who is looking and no matter what you're looking for.

A beginner that just got a camera as a gift might like to find out what lenses will work with her new camera, it may be an old camera for example. Etc.
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