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miles green
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Re: HD, WR....
In reply to kitsios_spyros, 9 months ago

kitsios_spyros wrote:

miles green wrote:

Looks like many lens are getting HD treatment, and some are getting WR.

I wonder if compared to SMC, HD coating is both better and cheaper to produce!?

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Miles Green
Pentaxian with chronic LBA
Corfu, Greece

HD sounds consumer friendly nomenclature so it may not be the best of their coatings.

Yes they do have a better one, they use on a few DA* and 645 lens. I forget the name. I wish the 560 HD were a little more consumer friendly!

But here is a test that shows how a coating can influence a lens

http://www.lenstip.com/239.1-Lens_review-Samyang_14_mm_f_2.8_ED_AS_IF_UMC.html

it there wasn't Sigma 8-16, I might have fallen for this lens on Pentax mount..

Yes the Sigma 8-16 is a nice lens!

Kind Regards,

Spyros

Regards!

Miles

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Miles Green
Pentaxian with chronic LBA
Corfu, Greece

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