What are the good Pentax Vintage Lenses

Started Jul 4, 2013 | Discussions thread
Col K10d
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Re: What are the good Pentax Vintage Lenses
In reply to vjk2, Jul 4, 2013

Summary of PentaxUser lens reviews:

Aprox

Rating Price Name

10.0 $2,262 SMC Pentax-FA* 200mm F4 Macro ED [IF]

10.0 $2,506 SMC Pentax-FA* 300mm F2.8 ED [IF]

10.0 $7,000 SMC Pentax-FA* 250-600mm F5.6 ED [IF]

10.0 $1,006 SMC Pentax-F* 300mm F4.5 ED [IF]

10.0 $890 SMC Pentax A* 85mm F1.4

10.0 $1,274 SMC Pentax-A* 200mm F4 Macro ED

10.0 $3,200 SMC Pentax-A* 400mm F2.8 ED [IF]

10.0 $306 Tamron Adaptall-2 SP 180mm f/2.5 IF (63B)

10.0 $823 Tamron Adaptall-2 SP 300mm f/2.8 LD IF (360B)

10.0 $842 Voigtlander Macro APO-Lanthar 125mm f2.5

10.0 $467 Voigtlander 180mm f/4 APO-Lanthar SL

10.0 $447 Voigtlander 90mm F3.5 APO Lanthar SL

10.0 $120 Panagor 90mm f2.8 Macro PMC

10.0 $135 petri 28mm f:2 mc

9.8 $700 SMC Pentax A* 200mm F2.8 ED

9.8 $2,850 SMC Pentax-A* 300mm F2.8 ED [IF]

9.8 $396 Sigma APO 400mm f5.6 Tele-Macro AF

9.8 $107 SMC Pentax 35mm F3.5

9.8 $471 SMC Pentax-FA 20mm F2.8

9.8 $660 SMC Pentax-FA* 200mm F2.8 ED [IF]

9.7 $1,189 Sigma APO 100-300mm F4 EX DG (AF Lens)

9.7 $212 Vivitar Series 1 105mm f2.5 Macro

9.7 $238 SMC Pentax 30mm F2.8

9.7 $1,090 SMC Pentax-FA* 85mm F1.4 [IF]

9.7 $7,000 SMC Pentax-F* 600mm F4 ED [IF]

9.7 $413 Voigtlander 40mm F/2 Ultron SLII

9.7 $1,533 Carl Zeiss 100mm f/2 ZK Makro-Planar T*

9.6 $163 SMC Pentax-A 50mm F2.8 Macro

9.6 $287 Super-Multi-Coated TAKUMAR/Auto-Takumar 85mm F1.8

9.6 $393 Voigtlander 58mm f1.4

9.6 $150 SMC Pentax-FA 50mm F1.7

9.6 $317 SMC Pentax-FA 50mm F2.8 Macro

9.6 $519 Sigma 15-30mm F3.5-4.5 EX DG ASPHERICAL (AF Lens)

9.6 $860 Sigma APO MACRO 180mm F3.5 EX DG IF (AF Lens)

9.6 $823 SMC Pentax-FA* 300mm F4.5 ED [IF]

9.6 $238 Kiron / Lester A. Dine 105mm f2.8 Macro

9.5 $411 SMC Pentax-FA 100mm F2.8 Macro

9.5 $1,486 SMC Pentax-FA* 80-200mm F2.8 ED [IF]

9.5 $216 SMC Pentax-F 28mm F2.8

9.5 $440 SMC Pentax-M* 300mm F4

9.5 $496 SMC Pentax 28mm F2

9.5 $62 SMC/S-M-C/Super Takumar 50mm F1.4

9.4 $491 SMC Pentax-A 50mm F1.2

9.4 $270 SMC Pentax-F 135mm F2.8 [IF]

9.4 $168 SMC Pentax-A 24-50mm F4

9.4 $418 Sigma 30mm F1.4 EX DC HSM (AF Lens)

9.4 $181 Super-Multi-Coated MACRO-TAKUMAR 100mm F4 Macro

9.4 $319 SMC Pentax-F 50mm F2.8 Macro

9.4 $364 SMC Pentax 85mm F1.8

9.4 $39 Mamiya / Sekor 55mm F 1.4

9.4 $220 Vivitar Series 1 90mm 2.5 Macro

9.4 $820 Sigma APO EX 70-200mm F2.8

9.4 $58 SMC Pentax 55mm F1.8

9.4 $286 SMC Pentax-F 50mm F1.4

9.4 $379 Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG Macro

9.3 $38 SMC/S-M-C/Super-/Auto-/Takumar 55mm F1.8

9.3 $300 SMC Pentax-F 100mm F2.8 Macro

9.3 $265 SMC Pentax 35mm F2

9.3 $353 SMC Pentax 50mm F1.2

9.3 $166 SMC Pentax 50mm F4 Macro

9.3 $242 Super-Multi-Coated TAKUMAR/Super-Takumar 85mm F1.9

As for your macro range to be honest the current DFA is a great lens, I use the Voigtlander 90mm F3.5 APO Lanthar SL... of course if you happen to see a 125mm for under $1000 grab it.

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Pentax K-3 Pentax smc DA* 300mm F4.0 ED (IF) SDM Pentax smc FA 43mm F1.9 Limited Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 2,8/25 Voigtlander 90mm F3.5 APO-Lanthar SL II +9 more
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