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Upgraded E-PL1 14-42 to 14-42 II MSC: That's MUCH Better

Started Feb 27, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: Upgraded E-PL1 14-42 to 14-42 II MSC: That's MUCH Better
In reply to Rolfens, Apr 28, 2014

Rolfens wrote:

I have the 14-42 II (kit - with my E-PM2) and the lens wobbles...

Probably nothing to worry about. All of the plastic collapsing Olympus zooms have some flex, even the 9-18 zoom which sells for $599. The  14-42 II is still much stiffer than than the original 14-42, which had 3 tubes compared to the two tubs on the current model.

Sample variation on the 14-42 zooms likely has more to do with image quality than the design. I have both the old and newer versions and the main difference is the focus speeds.

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