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Subject: Re: Quandry - keep old camera?
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On Tuesday, 19 December 2017 21:45:28 UTC+1, Savageduck  wrote:
> On Dec 19, 2017, Paul Carmichael wrote
> (in article<f9t65lFtlclU1@mid.individual.net>):
> 
> > On 19/12/17 15:55, Paul Carmichael wrote:
> >
> > > https://www.foto24.com/objetivo-samyang-14mm-f-2-8-if-ed-umc-aspheri...
> > > r-gran-angular.html
> >
> > Except if you add canon mount it rises to 525 euros.
> >
> > Anyone here know if there's any difference between that and this:
> >
> > https://www.amazon.es/gp/product/B004CS2VMQ?tag=thedigitalp0d-21
> >
> > ?

For some reason, this reply came empty from the german server.
 
> After your last experience buying your new camera, I would be wary of what 
> those Spanish site tell you.

To be fair, it wasn't a Spanish site. It was British in Gibraltar.
 
> To start with those are over priced for Samyang lenses. The Canon mount 
> Samyang 14mm UW f/2.8 IF UD UMC is available at B&H for $279. The Foto24 site 
> is showing the correct lens at $51 more than it should be.
> 
> Samyang also have a much more expensive, slightly faster XP 14mm f/2.4, still 
> manual-focus for $999.
> 
> The Samyang AF 14mm f/2.8 FE is not a Canon mount. It is an auto-focus lens 
> for the Sony E-mount and that sells at B&H for $699.
> 
> It looks as though that Spanish Amazon site is trying to screw you by showing 
> a picture of the correct lens, but with the wrong model number. My Spanish is 
> nonexistant, so I am not sure what they are claiming.
> 
> There are no Canon mount Samyang auto-focus lenses, so if you see the AF 
> prefix it will not fit your camera. All the Canon mount Samyang lenses are 
> all manual.

I'll keep investigating.