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CPC Phase 2 MC Auto 28mm F/2.8

Sharpness 
 8.0
Aberrations 
 8.0
Bokeh 
 9.0
Handling 
 9.0
Value 
 10.0
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100% of reviewers $15.00 7.33
CPC Phase 2 MC Auto 28mm F/2.8
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F2.8-22 +A: Focus 1.0 ft. to inf.: Filter: 49mm: Made by COSMICAR (a Pentax sub.): white bump.
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Registered: December, 2011
Location: Alaska
Posts: 192
Lens Review Date: January 21, 2013 I can recommend this lens: Yes | Price: None indicated | Rating: 9 

 
Pros: Funcitons as SMC-A lens, nice color, easy to focus, inexpensive
Cons: Short focus throw as it goes from ~5' to infinity
Sharpness: 8    Aberrations: 8    Bokeh: 9    Handling: 9    Value: 10   

My particular copy has slightly sticky aperture blades, however, I've been surprised and pleased with this lens. The colors are nice and I've not experienced any of the flare issues that other reviewers have noted. The aperture mode is very helpful, and I find the lens quite easy to manually focus. Feels like any other Pentax lens of the SMC-M / SMC-A era - probably more toward the SMC-M in terms of construction. My only complaint thus far relates to the relatively short throw for focusing, and especially as it goes from ~5' to infinity in a very short distance.
   
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Registered: January, 2009
Location: Moorhead, MN
Posts: 176
Lens Review Date: November 6, 2009 I can recommend this lens: Yes | Price: $20.00 | Rating: 5 

 
Pros: cheap, fun name, A
Cons: flare

Incredible flare. My copy had extreme backfocus, so I'm not too confident about QC. I picked up a Vivitar (not close focus) for the same price, and it beats this lens in pretty much every respect except build quality.
   
New Member

Registered: September, 2008
Location: Taos, New Mexico
Posts: 8
Lens Review Date: November 12, 2008 I can recommend this lens: Yes | Price: $9.99 | Rating: 8 

 
Pros: Cheap, small, light weight
Cons: Slightly soft at the edges, 49mm filter size.

I won one of E-bay for ten bucks. Works well with my K200D. Equal to a 42mm on a FF (a poor-man's 21mm limited).
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