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Panasonic power zoom lenses?

Discussion in 'Native Lenses' started by speedandstyle, Dec 1, 2011.

  1. speedandstyle

    speedandstyle Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    How does the power zoom lens work? I can see there is a lever on the lens barrel but is it a slider or a rocker type? Is it a fixed speed or is it pressure sensitive. Has anybody used it in video mode? It also appears that the 14-42mm does not have a focus ring - is that correct?
     
  2. ~tc~

    ~tc~ Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Oct 22, 2010
    Houston, TX
    It's pressure sensitive, and on the more-modern bodies, you can adjust the "fast" and "slow" speeds.
     
  3. Ned

    Ned Mu-43 Legend

    Jul 18, 2010
    Alberta, Canada
    It has a focus "lever", like the one for the power zoom. Don't ask me how that works, though! :eek: ~tc~?
     
  4. ~tc~

    ~tc~ Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Oct 22, 2010
    Houston, TX
    I don't have any of these lenses, just going off what I have read. I imagine the focus is single speed.