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Pentax smc FA 100-300 mm f/4.7-5.8

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Manufacturer Pentax
Model smc FA 100-300 mm f/4.7-5.8
Lens style Telephoto zoom
Focal length 100 - 300 mm
Maximum aperture f/4.7 - 5.8
Angle of view 24.5 - 8.2 o
Closest focusing distance 1.5 m
Maximum magnification 1:3.8
Minimum aperture 38
Number of diaphragm blades 0
Auto focus type AF
Lens Construction 11 elements / 9 groups
Filter diameter 58 mm
Macro No
Available mounts Pentax K
Dimensions 128.5 x 70 mm
Weight 390 g
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Average rating (8 owners reviews)
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4.17 Good
Owners reviews (8)
  1. Skanda
    Skanda 4 July 2014, 16:38
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    IP 93.99.x.x
    Owner since: 6 months
    Price: 120
    User profile: Semipro

    Cons: rotating front element

    Pros: overall optics

    Summary: Good lens in cheap price

  2. Pat
    Pat 24 October 2013, 19:55
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    IP 88.123.x.x
    Owner since: 2 years
    Price: 70 $
    User profile: Amateur

    Cons: Plastic material not very plaisant, fragility feeling.

    Pros: Very good results for image quality and colours. Very light too.

    Summary: Oupsss....It's still me ...The price was 70$ and not 700 $...Sorry

  3. Pat
    Pat 24 October 2013, 19:46
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    IP 88.123.x.x
    Owner since: 2 years
    Price: 700 $
    User profile: Amateur

    Cons: Plastic material not very plaisant, fragility feeling.

    Pros: Very good results for image quality and colours. Very light too.

    Summary: A very interessing lens to have always with us. A very good lens for itd low price.

  4. marc
    marc 1 July 2013, 21:57
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    IP 31.213.x.x
    Owner since: 1 year
    Price: 110
    User profile: Amateur

    Cons: plastic constructed,slip easily, not fitted for converter,diminishes the value a few

    Pros: I am impressed by sharpness and colors,but stop it down a few, very light, you'll get very sharp photos

    Summary: very sharp lens to a low price

  5. marc
    marc 1 July 2013, 21:57
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    IP 31.213.x.x
    Owner since: 1 year
    Price: 110
    User profile: Amateur

    Cons: plastic constructed,slip easily, not fitted for converter,diminishes the value a few

    Pros: I am impressed by sharpness and colors,but stop it down a few, very light, you'll get very sharp photos

    Summary: very sharp lens to a low price

  6. joe
    joe 11 May 2013, 23:27
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    IP 2.171.x.x
    Owner since: 1 year
    Price: 150
    User profile: Amateur

    Cons: not to use with a converter, not to use as macro lens, not really frequenlyt to buy

    Pros: really very sharp lens stopped down to f8-11; 300mm most of cheap lens are not so sharp. But not this pentax lens: as sharp as 100mm. nice lens for birds or wildlife photography.I appreciate it really very much, after some disappointing results with other lenses

    Summary: full recommendation, if you can get it;buy iit

  7. vietlh81
    vietlh81 6 October 2011, 14:07
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    IP 193.48.x.x
    Owner since: 2 years
    Price:
    User profile: Amateur

    Cons: Apertures not constant, plastic.

    Pros: Lightweight. Image quality is acceptable.

    Summary: Good lens in cheap price.

  8. Sergius
    Sergius 14 August 2011, 22:18
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    IP 184.66.x.x
    Owner since: 3 months
    Price: 80 used
    User profile: Amateur

    Cons: plastic, plastic and more plastic

    Pros: super light and image wide open at 300mm. is good

    Summary: good lens for the price and also good image quality < better than the f 70-210 > wide open and closed to f8 happy about the buy.

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