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The 12-35 f/2.8 Panasonic ok with Olympus?

Discussion in 'Native Lenses' started by m43_user, May 17, 2012.

  1. m43_user

    m43_user Mu-43 Regular

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    Aug 4, 2010
    Do you think there will be any compatibility issues with the new Panasonic lens that's rumored? Would the IBIS continue to work fine on my E-M5? If the new lens that's coming works well with the E-M5, it might have to be on my wish list. What I'm lacking right now is a really nice fast zoom and this looks like it may be what I need....unless Olympus comes out with one soon.
     
  2. dhazeghi

    dhazeghi Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Aug 6, 2010
    San Jose, CA
    Dara
    Shouldn't be any problems. IBIS has worked on all lenses so far, and the main quirk that Panasonic lenses have on Olympus bodies (rapid opening and closing of aperture blades, causing a 'chattering' noise) has only been with lenses f/2.0 or faster.

    DH