Questions about Olympus OM manual focus lenses and coatings

Started Sep 22, 2017 | Discussions thread
OP Charley123 Contributing Member • Posts: 765
Re: Please Concentrate Comments On These Questions

After more research, I've learned SC perform better on some Olympus OM film cameras, and MC better on other Olympus OM film cameras. I learned that the result depends on the camera and lens, and how well matched they are.

Since I'm going to use Metabones Speedbooster with Olympus M10 Mark II, there is no way to know whether SC or MC will be better. So I bought both lenses (new old stock) from a warehouse in Japan. This way I can try both. The cost of both lenses is small compared to the Speedbooster adapter.

The SC cost $75, MC $130. Combined shipping (from same warehouse) was "only" $30, which is reasonable for shipping from Japan, IMO. They haven't arrived yet. Fingers crossed.

It may take a while for them to arrive. I'm not sure if it's coming by airmail or ship. It's cheap shipping (for Japan to USA). So it might be on a "slow boat from Japan", which is almost as slow as a "slow boat from China". Ha ha

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