ep2 double kit 40-150 lens

Discussion in 'Native Lenses' started by weeowee, Jun 1, 2012.

  1. weeowee

    weeowee Mu-43 Regular

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    May 6, 2012
    someone gave me an olympus 40-150 from a double kit lens of ep2, it's silver but how come the top part is black? is this normal?
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    also what's the difference between this one and the new ones that comes with ep3
     
  2. pharaviel

    pharaviel Mu-43 Veteran

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    Jun 20, 2011
    Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Daniele Frizzi
    Yes, the top part is plastic-black even in the silver version.
    The new one has an R in the name and a different plastic-but-metal-looking finish.
     
  3. weeowee

    weeowee Mu-43 Regular

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    May 6, 2012
    that's it but performance and all its the same?
     
  4. dhazeghi

    dhazeghi Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Aug 6, 2010
    San Jose, CA
    Dara
    Yes, optically and mechanically the lenses are the same. The only differences are aesthetic.

    DH
     
  5. weeowee

    weeowee Mu-43 Regular

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    May 6, 2012
    anyone use this for ir photos?