Mirrorless- Continuing to Under Perform

Started Apr 11, 2013 | Discussions thread
Mike CH
Veteran MemberPosts: 3,368Gear list
Like?
Why should MFT lenses be cheaper than FF lenses? Smaller, yes...
In reply to ultimitsu, Apr 12, 2013

ultimitsu wrote:

Problem with mirrorless is not a simple one.

For m43 and Nikon 1, at the least from where I am sitting, the problem is the price. One would think that savings from the mirror assembly would be reflected on the price. Lenses (m43) that are 1/2 in diameter and 1/8 in volume compared to 135 format should be in theory be significantly cheaper.

I don't think one should think so. The driving cost factor of a lens is more likely to be precision engineering and manufacturing and not so much the weight. Would a good MFT lens require less precision than a good FF lens? It might even require more, since it is smaller and the tolerances might therefor be smaller...

Regards, Mike

-- hide signature --

Wait and see...

 Mike CH's gear list:Mike CH's gear list
Canon EOS 5D Mark III Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM Canon EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro USM Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM +8 more
Reply   Reply with quote   Complain
Post (hide subjects)Posted by
(unknown member)
(unknown member)
(unknown member)
(unknown member)
(unknown member)
(unknown member)
YeahNew
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow