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New Panasonic 12-35 2.8 lens is now available for Pre Order.

Discussion in 'Open Discussion' started by Chuck-B&H, May 23, 2012.

  1. Chuck-B&H

    Chuck-B&H Sponsor

    Apr 28, 2012
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  2. gsciorio

    gsciorio Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Dec 29, 2011
    Miami, FL
    Do you know if this lens rattlesnakes (clicks) when used on Olympus cameras?
  3. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Apr 10, 2009
    Boston, MA (USA)
    Chuck, please also weigh in if you have info, but I provide near-certain assurance that this lens will not rattlesnake. The sound is caused by the aperture opening up to wide for focusing and then closing down for optimal live view performance and has only been noticeable with the faster (f/1.7 and f/1.4) primes.
  4. Chuck-B&H

    Chuck-B&H Sponsor

    Apr 28, 2012

    Since we have not seen the lens yet, I have no way of knowing but doubt there will be issues with the lens on an Olympus body.

    I remember using the Leica D Vario-Elmarit 14-50 mm F2.8-F3.5 ASPH lens on my E-300 and it fit and functioned as if Olympus had made it.
  5. Agitprop

    Agitprop New to Mu-43

    Jun 15, 2012
    Toronto, ON. Canada
    Tom Goode
    Any ETA updates?
  6. meyerweb

    meyerweb Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Sep 5, 2011
    There's a guy over on DPR using the lens on an OM-D. He hasn't mentioned this as an issue.
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