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Minolta AF 24-50 mm  f/ 4 RS Lens

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Minolta AF 24-50 mm  f/ 4 RS lens

Minolta AF 24-50 mm  f/ 4 RS lens

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Zoom lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Sony A / Minolta A

First year of production: 1992

Optical design: 7 elements in 7 groups

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Average price: $470


Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
24mm - 50mmf/4.0f/2270.35055285/10,170/2,8

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The Minolta AF 24-50 mm  f/ 4 RS lens  belongs to the legendary Minolta lineup with f/4, which ensures natural color rendering and contrast throughout the entire range of 24 - 50 mm.

The Minolta AF 24-50 F4 RS (pc 2632-110):

  • restyled modification of  the Minolta AF 24-50 F4  lens(pc 2558-110) (1987).
  • Principal difference from the 1987 lens: system of focusing and depth of field, convenient rubber focus ring grip, foot/meter focus scale in all white paint.

Cons and pros of the Minolta AF 24-50 F4 RS:

- Sharp only when stopped down, front element rotation, chromatic aberrations and bad back light handling when mounted on digital cameras.

+ Accurate color rendering, good performance at 24 mm, compact size, good build.

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Posted by: shubshik   Date of publication: 03.10.2010

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