Subject: Re: Quandry - keep old camera?
On 2017-12-20 10:06:13 +0000, firstname.lastname@example.org said:
> 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:
>>> Except if you add canon mount it rises to 525 euros.
>>> Anyone here know if there's any difference between that and this:
> 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.