Are the Pentax DA* 16-50 f2.8 lenses OK now?

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Are the Pentax DA* 16-50 f2.8 lenses OK now?
Feb 15, 2012

I've read a lot of horror stories in the past, failing autofocus SDM motors etc, and was wondering if this is fixed in newer models, i.e. if I get a new one from Amazon or B&H? It seems like an ideal lens & match for the Pentax K5.

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