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Vivitar Series 1 70-210mm f/2.8-4 Macro (ver.3 Komine) Lens

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Vivitar Series 1 70-210mm f/2.8-4 Macro (ver.3 Komine) lens

Vivitar Series 1 70-210mm f/2.8-4 Macro (ver.3 Komine) lens

Vivitar Series 1 70-210mm f/2.8-4 Macro (ver.3 Komine) lens

Vivitar Series 1 70-210mm f/2.8-4 Macro (ver.3 Komine) lens

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Zoom lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: C/Y (contax/yashica), C/Y (contax/yashica), Canon FD, FDn, Canon FD, FDn, Konica AR, Konica AR, M42, M42, Nikon F (FX, DX), Nikon F (FX, DX), Olympus OM, Olympus OM, Pentax K, Pentax K

Optical design: 14 elements in 10 groups

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Average price: $200

Specifications:

Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
70mm - 210mmf/2.8 - f/4.0f/2290.862860/30,3139/5,5

Additional information:

The Vivitar Series 1 70-210mm f/2.8-4 Macro (ver.3 Komine) (the first figures in a serial number - 28).

Many photographers consider it the best of the first three versions regarding its sharpness and bokeh.

These lenses are the only of the first three series deserving consideration which can work on Pentax cameras in A-mode( for the  rest - only manual mode is available).

It has an excellent sharpness when wide open and excellent color rendering. It has the highest resolution as compared with the previous two versions.

The lens body is made of metal. The aperture ring with half-stops (from f/2.8 to f/16).

It differs from Cosinain zoom direction.

Resolution (center/edge) at the focal length of 70 mm:

·                                           f/2.8 - 49/39 lpmm

·                                           f/8 -  69/62 lpmm

Resolution (center/edge) at the focal length of 210 mm:

·                                           f/4 - 45/40 lpmm

·                                           f/8 -  56/45 lpmm

Macro scale: 1:2.5


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Posted by: Brit   Date of publication: 19.01.2012



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Mechanical quality4.333
Optical quality4.333
Usability4.003
Pricing / Value4.003
Bokeh4.673
Overall lens rating
4.27

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