Reviews and Problems with Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R
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Olympus Zuiko 14-42 paper weights
Paul Heimnick, Amazon
13 February 2014
Summary: This is the 2nd 14-43 lens that I have purchased for my EPL-2. Both lenses functioned almost exactly until the warranty expired and then started the "check the status of a lens" message. This is Zuikoese for "Buy a new lens." I have tried all the "fixes on the internet with no success. Worst performance I have ever seen in a photo product! Don't buy this piece (or pieces) of junk! I would rate this ZERO stars if I could!!!
"Please check the status of a lens" after zoom pass 30mm
Dave "Montreal", Amazon
13 February 2014
Summary: OK, when I bought my EPL2 back in 2011, it came with a 14-42mm II. It went dead one and half year later with the problem of “please check the status of a lens” prompted once trying to zoom pass 30mm (approx) with long motor noises within the lens. I accepted the fact that I may be unlucky and got the "bad" one.
Summary: This lens arrived thrown into a shipping box with no Olympus box, no warranty, no instructions. I kept it several days as it was actually a gift to me from my husband. We ordered the lens attachments that are made to attach to this lens. (Olympus has come out with a wide angle and a fish eye lens attachment for this lens.) That's when we found out the lens is defective. The attachment lenses just fall right off of it. As does the metal ring which came on it.
Summary: for taking photos, 14-42 mm kit lens by olympus for pm2 is one of the worst out there... NOT SHARP at all be ready for massive photoshopping of ALL your photos might as well get a tiny compact camera at half price, it is much sharper.
Summary: for taking photos, 14-42 mm kit lens by olympus for pm2 is one of the worst out there... NOT SHARP at all be ready for massive photoshopping of ALL your photos might as well get a tiny compact camera at half price, it is much sharper. thanks usa amazon wants usd 200 for this pc of joke, japan amazon sells this pc of nonsense for about usd 120 and uk amazon wants usd 400 for same pc of wreck