Summary: The lens came without packaging and no warranty. I tried the zoom but the autofocus did not appear to work. The lens appeared to make a strange noise when powering on the unit. focusing also appeared to be an issue. The seller advised me contact the manufacturer for repairs!!!
Beautifully built, but not an essential purchase for Q owners
1 August 2012
Summary: The first thing you notice when you handle the Q Zoom is the quality--this is one of the smoothest zoom lenses I've ever used, regardless of price. Although the manual focus ring is a little less of a quality feel, being light plastic and prone to scratching, much of the res of the lens is metal or...
Summary: If you have a Pentax Q-series camera, you almost certainly already have this lens - it's generally bundled with the camera. If you have a Q but not this lens, there's a strong case for getting it - it's field of view is equivalent to a DSLR's 28-83mm (on a Q or Q10) or 23-70mm (on a Q7 or Q-S1),...
Summary: The Pentax Q is an odd camera. It tries to pretend to be like a SLR with interchangeable lenses, but sports a tiny compact camera sensor. It's small with the 50mm prime lens but still too big to put in a pocket.