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Pentax smc DA 55-300mm F4-5.8 ED
8.2 out of 10

Pentax smc DA 55-300mm F4-5.8 ED

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Reviews and Problems with Pentax smc DA 55-300mm F4-5.8 ED

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Overall 2
2.0

Dont waste money

Suman Kumar, Amazon
2 weeks ago
  • Summary: Images were not sharp at any distance, with and without a tripod. The original lens came with original Kit was excellent. I am returning it.
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Overall 2
2.0

One Star

Charlesw E Baker, Amazon
22 July 2015
Overall 2
2.0

Must've received a faulty lens.

Amazon Customer "bahee", Amazon
11 July 2015
  • Summary: Sadly I must've received a dud. Images were not sharp at any distance, with and without a tripod.
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Overall 2
2.0

Do not buy this lens

M. Johnson, Amazon
12 May 2014
  • Summary: I have the Pentax SMCP-A Zoom 80-200mm f/4.7-5.6 Lens but was considering buying this lens to get more zoom for wildlife photography. Luckily I tried it at a camera store and compared this lens to my existing lens.
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Overall 2
2.0

Disappointed

oxydol, Amazon
15 February 2014
  • Summary: I had the lens a couple of years and suddenly the lock which holds the telephoto in place for carrying and holding at 55 mm gave out. Now I must consciously hold it in or risk losing control of the camera. Disappointment!
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Overall 2
2.0

Buy the DA version instead

SurferBud1, Amazon
9 August 2013
  • Summary: This lens takes really nice photos. However, the plastic mount is trash and mine broke after a week's worth of use. Will never buy a plastic mount again.
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Overall 2
2.0

Lens

foxxrn, Amazon
12 July 2011
  • Summary: I was very displeased with this product. It came without any type of manual from the manufacturer. Also, it came poorly packaged.
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Overall 2
2.0

Broken lens

geordie, Amazon
13 January 2012
  • Summary: I got this lens via a wharehouse deal and it was described as new but when it arrived it was broken and the aperture lever was jammed so it had to go back.Iwish they would check the item befor dispatch as it is a pain to have to reurn knackered items.
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Overall 2
2.0

Softy

lazydaisy, Amazon
25 July 2011
  • Summary: Having spent many hours online reading through very positive forum entries and reviews about this lens I finally ordered one on Amazon. After it arrived (after only 2 days, one of which was a Sunday!) I couldn't wait to go out and test it.
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