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Re: [OM] Will Olympus AF lenses work on MF bodies

Subject: Re: [OM] Will Olympus AF lenses work on MF bodies
From: "Marco Tomat" <tom@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 22 Jul 98 11:58:36 +0200
On Lun, 20 lug 1998 18:22, Dan Lau <mailto:dlau@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Anyway, this weekend, I came across some Olympus AF lenses in
>a shop, the lenses look new, but the boxes are all beat up.
>It looked like they have been sitting there for quite a while,
>so I am sure I can talk them down to a very reasonable price.
>Two of the lenses I noticed were:
>    AF 50mm / f2 Macro
>    AF 35-105mm / f?
>I've read on this list that the AF lens design was the same as
>the non-AF design, so opticaly they should be the same.  My
>questions are:
>1) Will these AF lenses work on the non-OM-77 bodies (OM-1 etc.)?

They will be able to work on OM-77, OM-707, OM-88, OM-101 bodies ONLY. 

>2) If they do work, what is the quality of this combination
>   compared to using the equivalent non-AF Olympus lenses?

They are the very same lenses than Zuikos, optically. 

How much the price? I am interested, since I do use my OM-77. 


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