Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 12-60mm 1:2.8-4.0 SWD

Announced Oct 16, 2007 •
Zoom lens | Four Thirds
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Very nice lens, great optics and very useful focal length. But I had TWICE the SWD broken, so that the lens remains completely close at F22. Now it is a paperweight, because it is tooooo expensive to fix.

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Great image quality accross the whole zoom range. Excellent sharpness and rendering. Usefull zoom range: 24-120 mm eq. Almost no need to change lenses. Extremely fast AF motor, puts all other lenses (also Canon/Nikon) to shame. E3/E5 body is not needed for this extreme AF speed. Al bodies newer than E400 offer the same AF performance with this lens! Problems: An internal screw came loose blocking the zoom mechanism and the AF motor. This was fixed for free by Olympus even (just) after the ...

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