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Sony's latest single-CMOS additions to their HDV camcorder line.


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Old February 22nd, 2007, 09:34 PM   #1
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Sony C Series HG Lens for 37mm Threads

Just noticed that the Sony Y series HG WA lens converter has been replaced by the C series - which is considerably more expensive.


http://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/cont...goryNavigation

Has anyone had any experience with this lens, or can anyone shed any light as to whether it is any better than the old Y series lens. One advantage is that it is half the weight, but this means nothing if the image is worse.
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Old February 23rd, 2007, 12:14 PM   #2
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On Sony's japanese site the new "C" lens is listed at the exact same price as the "Y" lens.

So my guess is that maybe if the B&H price is a little higher than the price for the "C" lens, i think pehaps its just due to short supply or something.

I think the "C" lens has literally only just in stock, so i doubt anyone's had any time to evaluate it.
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Old February 23rd, 2007, 06:44 PM   #3
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#%$#* Sony - a new design and again they dont put a front thread on it. Sigh.
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