Pentax 560mm lens now listed on Adorama...any takers!

Started Nov 5, 2012 | Discussions thread
Alex Sarbu Veteran Member • Posts: 7,509
Re: Overpriced product - just buy Sigma 500/4.5

miles green wrote:

The 560 is labeled as an "HD" lens, and features the new HD coatings. The exterior design is new too, with a red "HD" ring. Is HD is the new SMC? Is HD above DA*? below? different? Who knows.

Still there are no other lens with HD coatings.

Miles, the D FA645 90mm macro also is HD coated (in fact it uses a combination of HD and ABC coatings).

It's not a *, either - it must be pretty bad

Alex

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