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Pentax smc DA 55-300mm F4-5.8 ED

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Pentax DA 55-300mm f/4-5.8

Pop Photo
21 September 2009
  • Excerpt: This lens has the less-than-substantial look, feel, and pricing of a typical kit zoom, but has a few important tricks up its sleeve. It offers, for starters, an extra long reach out to 300mm, significantly more than the 55-200mm budget tele zooms from Canon, Sigma, Tamron and others. Surprisingly, as we'll see, this extra zoomability comes at little cost in image qualtiy.
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Overall 9
8.9

Pentax smc DA 55-300mm f/4.0-5.8 ED Review

What Digital Camera
20 September 2009
  • Excerpt: The Pentax smc DA 55-300mm f/4.0-5.8 ED is an impressive tele-photo zoom with much to admire about it
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REVIEW: SMC Pentax-DA 55-300mm f/4-5.8 ED

photodo
31 August 2009
  • Excerpt: Longer lenses for Pentax do seem a bit thin on the ground so the introduction of this longer zoom is a welcome addition to the range. We shall explore whether or not the performance of this compact zoom delivers the quality needed and whether it is a significant contribution to the Pentax lens portfolio.
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Overall 9
9.0

SMC Pentax-DA 55-300mm f/4-5.8 ED Lens Review

ePHOTOzine
23 May 2011
  • Excerpt: Longer lenses for Pentax do seem a bit thin on the ground so the introduction of this longer zoom is a welcome addition to the range. We shall explore whether or not the performance of this compact zoom delivers the quality needed and whether it is a significant contribution to the Pentax lens portfolio.
  • Pros: Well made, Good price, Excellent ergonomics, Good quality results
  • Cons: Some AF hunting with older bodies
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 7
7.0
Overall quality 5
5.0
Build quality 6
6.0

Pentax SMC DA 55-300mm f/4-5.8 ED - Review / Test Report

photozone.de
4 September 2008
  • Conclusion: The Pentax SMC DA 55-300mm f/4-5.8 ED is a viable choice when it comes to an affordable long range tele lens. The resolution figures are pretty decent and in field conditions it shines with a snappy contrast characteristic. The secondary characteristics (vignetting, distortions, CAs) are about average for a lens in this class. All-in-all it is optically superior compared to its smaller cousin, the SMC DA 50-200mm f/4-5.6 ED.
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Długoogniskowe zoomy Pentaksa - część 2, Pentax SMC-DA 55-300 mm F4-5.8 ED

fotopolis.pl
1 November 2009
  • Summary: Przyznam, że trochę obawiałem się jak wypadnie długoogniskowy zoom o dość prostej konstrukcji i dość szerokim, nietypowym dla APSowej optyki zakresie ogniskowych. Wyniki okazały się jednak całkiem przyzwoite, a obiektyw nie sprawił zbyt wielu niespodzianek. Jedną z tych milszych było utrzymanie przy najdłuższej ogniskowej czwórkowego poziomu rozdzielczości, choć trzeba było za to zapłacić obecnością wyraźniej aberracji chromatycznej.
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