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Optical requirements of SLR versus mirrorless

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Optical requirements of SLR versus mirrorless
Apr 16, 2014

Question I've been having for a while: Is it easier to build fast high-quality primes for DSLR's with greater flange distance, or for mirrorless cameras? At the same maximum aperture, will the former or latter be heavier and/o bigger, and how does that depend on focal length of the lens?

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