Olympus 12-40 2.8 Question

Started Dec 21, 2013 | Questions thread
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brood shooter OP New Member • Posts: 4
Re: Describe the play?

lambert4 wrote:

brood shooter wrote:

The play occurs in the portion of the lens that extends during zooming. That portion of the lens has a bit of movement in directions perpendicular to the barrel. Not in and out from the camera, up, down, right and left and everything in between. It's not a lot of play, but it's there.

Thanks for clarifying, when the lens is extended on mine it does have movement less than a mm in all directions, when retracted it is firm. I haven't had an external zoom lens in so long I have to say I forgot it moved as well. Nothing but primes and the 35-100 Panasonic which is internal.

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