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Re: [OM] Olympus Zuiko 35-105mm Zoom Quality

Subject: Re: [OM] Olympus Zuiko 35-105mm Zoom Quality
From: "C.H.Ling" <chling@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 24 Jul 1998 20:42:48 +0800
>So, it's quite possible that Kyocera made the lens for Olympus, or maybe
>Olympus designed the lens, someone else (Tokina?) manufactured it, and
>Kyocera licensed the design from Olympus. Interestingly, both Olympus
>and Yashica had AF systems that flopped, and both AF systems included
>35-105mm zooms essentially identical to their non-AF counterparts.
>Another intriguing point is the relatively high new price of the
>Olympus 35-105 zooms (both MF and AF).
>/Gary Schloss.
>Studio City, CA

The Olympus AF 35-105 is a 14 elements 13 groups design while the Zuiko
35-105 is a 16-12 design, they also have different close focus mode.

Accura Digital Imaging

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