Why no WR pancake lenses?

Started Aug 11, 2012 | Discussions thread
justin23 Veteran Member • Posts: 4,347
Re: Because they aren't IF?

Hard to know, but as stated i suspect size is the important factor, thus all the limiteds are still screw drive as well.

However, we'll wait and see what the next batch of lenses are. We definately need some wider WR lenses, eg the DA12-24 is due a WR treatment or replacement.

And maybe they'll start a line of WR limiteds... its possible, but i suspect economic reasons and design philosophy are the main reasons it hasn't been done yet.

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