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

reviewer#5324 date: May-1-2009
sharpness: 4.5
color: 4
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.5
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 own this lens
compared to:Quantaray 135-400mm
Sigma 28-200mm
sony 18-70mm kit lens
Minolta 35-70mm f3.5-4.5
price paid:
positive:Small and light. fast AF. excellent walkaround lens
negative:Noisy AF
comment:Nice light, sharp lens. My copy is a Promaster. Same lens as pictured with a different brand. The AF is loud but other than that this is a very nice lens. It' a mini-beercan. I have other lenses that cover this range but this my preferred walkaround lens becausse of its size and sharpness.

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 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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