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If it aint broke...

bypapalazarou Jun 2, 2004
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Pros Usual Rokkor optical quality, build quality, communication, ease of use
Cons A wee bitty slow, especially with 1:1 convertor.
Recommended it? Yes

This is a manual focus lens to work with any of the Minolta manual type SLR's (From the SR series to the X-series).

It offers half-size reproduction with the lens only, and full size with the supplied convertor. The lens can be used in auto (X-series) or programme mode (X-700 only) as it... Read full review »


a jewel in the Minolta line

byjayrdk Oct 5, 2001
2 Helpfuls 3 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Absolute great lens, all openings usable without any doubt. Filter size only 55mm
Cons AF speed very slow
Recommended it? Yes

I have used this lens for over a year now. From f/2.0 on, all openings are great: sharp over the whole negative, no dark corners, no distortion. ALthough this is not a "G" lens, it has all qualities for professional use.
The focal length 100mm is a beauty to use: just a little longer than the... Read full review »


An amazing fast and sharp optic; sadly, discontinued

bykarasa Sep 20, 2000
2 Helpfuls 3 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Fairly priced, very sharp, very fast
Cons Hard to find new, narrow manual focusing ring
Recommended it? Yes

This lens is one of the sharpest Maxxum's Minolta had ever made. Perhaps a close third only to AF 50/2.8 macro and AF 100/2.8 macro.

What would possess Minolta to drop this one? Perhaps that focal length range was getting pretty crowded, with 85/1.4 G, 100/2.8 macro, 100/2.8 soft focus,... Read full review »

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