Magnicon 75-200mm F4.5 AF zoom A-mount lens review by staneC

reviewer#1180 date: Sep-9-2006
sharpness: 3
color: 3
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 3
overall: 3.4
tested on:
  • film camera:Film camera
  • APS-C: 6MP6 MP; 10MP10 MP; 12MP12 MP; 14MP14 MP; 16MP16 MP; 20MP20 MP; 24MP24 MP
  • full frame: 12MP12 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I have experience with this lens
compared to:CA, sharpnes, colour CZJ 135mm
price paid:
missing
positive:I belive it's cheap
Sharpnes OK if you stop down to f6,3 and below
Heavy
Build like a tank
Internal zoom-ing
Constant aperture
negative:Heavy
When AF start to hunt in low light it Hunt
CA visible in heavy contrast until f 8
Heavy
Stoping down for sharpnes
comment:I have a lens from Rokinnon with identical zoom range and aperture and look almost the same. I belive it's the same lens.
http://www.photo.net/photodb/photo?photo_id=4858704&size=lg
F6,3/160mm
http://www.photo.net/photodb/photo?photo_id=4889262
F6,3/200mm

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 10
  • sharpness: 3.60
  • color: 3.60
  • build: 4.70
  • distortion: 4.20
  • flare control: 3.60
  • overall: 3.94
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