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DA 21mm limted f3.2
Posted By: black-kx, 01-14-2014, 01:27 AM

Adorama has one used lens listed on Amazon with 6mo warranty for great price: Buying Choices: Pentax 21mm F/3.2 AL Limited Lens for Pentax Digital SLR Cameras

(might be a type but if someone needs it (grab it before it's too late, I think it's a great price from reputable seller)

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01-20-2014, 04:53 PM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by bdery Quote
It is not necessarily subotimal. But it IS poorly matched to that particular camera.
Is it CA? Handling? Something else?
I am not trying to be snarky.


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QuoteOriginally posted by lmd91343 Quote
It is not necessarily subotimal. But it IS poorly matched to that particular camera.
Is it CA? Handling? Something else?
I am not trying to be snarky.
No, I am not refering to the optical qualities of this lens. I mean that the manufacturing tolerances of the lens and camera are poorly matched, resulting in a focus bias that cannot apparently be corrected even with the fine-tuning of the camera body. It would probably require factory adjustments of both the camera and lens, which could lead to different bias for the rest of the owner's lenses.
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Still available at B and H

BH photo still has the DA 21 SMC limited for $489 with free shipping -- these are new. I got one. Very nice lens for street photography - essentially near equivalent to a 35mm on FF.

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For those interested, lens is being returned. I decided it just wasn't worth the hassle of entering debug mode everytime I want to use it....there are other copies available. SO if you're will be back at Adorama sometime next week.

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