The one thing missing from micro four thirds: small weather sealed lenses

Started Mar 17, 2014 | Discussions thread
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photohounds Senior Member • Posts: 1,031
Re: The one thing missing from micro four thirds: small weather sealed lenses

SunsetBk wrote:

I a small weather sealed lens would be very welcome. I know that weather sealing takes up space, but the EM5 is small and its been out for 2 years. If it could be pared up with a weather sealed pancake it would be amazing. So far all of the weather sealed lenses are quite large: 12-40 2.8, 12-50, 12-35 panasonic, and 60mm macro. What I would really would enjoy would be a 12-32 weather sealed pancake, or a 25mm fast weather sealed prime. Is there any reason that weather sealed usually mean large on micro four thirds?

Costs a bit more to do so it is probably usually only applied to premium lenses that might be used all-weather.. Making 2 models of the same lenses costs more too.
In the end I can see all new Oly lens lodels being sealed.

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