DA 50 – 200 f/4~5,6 ED WR versus DA* 60 – 250 mm f/4,0 ED [IF] SDM

Started Apr 27, 2010 | Discussions thread
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Re: DA 50 – 200 f/4~5,6 ED WR versus DA* 60 – 250 mm f/4,0 ED [IF] SDM
In reply to viking79, Apr 29, 2010

viking79 wrote:

Buy the DA* 60-250mm if you want good performance at f/4 and 200-250mm. Buy the DA 50-200mm if you want compact size and pretty good f/8 performance. Also consider your budget.

And if you want to split the difference, there's the 55-300. Though that gains you nothing in speed.

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Pentax Q Pentax K-3 Pentax smc DA 55-300mm F4.0-5.8 ED Pentax smc DA* 300mm F4.0 ED (IF) SDM Samyang 8mm F3.5 Aspherical IF MC Fisheye +4 more
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