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

Pentax smc DA 55-300mm F4-5.8 ED

From the standard to the long shot, the smc PENTAX DA 55-300mm Read more

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

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Overall 8
8.0

Good Lens, weather Sealed, but hunts for autofocus during dusk.

Guru H "GH", Amazon
16 July 2015
  • Summary: Good lens for the price, but auto focus hunts, put the camera on manual and you can take some great pictures. I wish it was just a f4 lens.
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Overall 8
8.0

Four Stars

Betty, Amazon
9 March 2015
  • Summary: I worked well with my Pentax camera and it was delivered on time.
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Overall 8
8.0

So far I like it. After I get some time to use ...

Lloyd, Amazon
30 August 2014
  • Summary: I haven't really used it. I've only handled it and "played" with it a bit. Mostly to get the feel. So far I like it. After I get some time to use it seriously, I'll have a more definitive answer.
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Overall 8
8.0

Four Stars

Dennis S., Amazon
29 July 2014
  • Summary: nice lens for the money. Not great at 300mm. Read the pentax reviews. They are right on
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Overall 8
8.0

great lens for the price

jeff, Amazon
2 May 2014
  • Summary: very sharp, fairly light to carry around. the only thing it has against it is the loud focusing, but I knew that from a previous version I owned.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great lens, but loud and slow AF.

Mackenzie Secrest, Amazon
30 April 2014
  • Summary: The clarity and sharpness are on par with lenses around this price. I dropped mine from about 6 inches onto concrete with the lens barrel fully extended and it still works great, no more than cosmetic damage.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice low end lens

Steven Niewoehner, Amazon
13 March 2014
  • Summary: Does a great job for the money, great flexibility, light weight. I carry it in my case but have opted for a more expensive lens at most times.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good lens for a zoom

2Ps, Amazon
18 February 2014
  • Summary: This lens is a replacement for my DA 50-200, which was too soft and too short at 200mm for what I needed. The HD DA 55-300 fills the bill. Even though a zoom is a jack of all trades and makes sacrifices in IQ for the convenience of an adjustable focal length for a variety of occasions, the 55-300...
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Adorama
10 December 2013
  • Excerpt: Very impressed by crispness of image and range of this lens.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Adorama
9 December 2013
  • Excerpt: Very impressed by crispness of image and range of this lens.
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