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Minolta AF 28mm F/2.8 Review

Here’s a brief look at the Minolta AF 28mm F/2.8 lens.  Scroll down for the review.

Lens Minolta AF 28mm F/2.8 Box contents
Front and rear caps and a users manual. Cost No longer available, but eBay prices are substantially less than the full retail Sony version. Build quality Very good Additional information
Has neat built-in hood, 3/8″ (9mm) deep…

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Minolta AF 35-70mm F/4 Review

Here’s a brief look at the Minolta AF 35-70mm F/4  zoom lens.  Scroll down for the main review. Lens Minolta AF 35-70mm F/4 Box contents
Front and rear caps, hood, and users manual. Cost $149, I’m guessing here.  It was $419 for the kit, which included this lens and the Maxxum 7000 body in 1985. Build quality Good Additional information

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Minolta AF 35-80mm F/4-5.6 Shutter Cap Review

Here’s a brief look at the Minolta AF 35-80mm zoom lens.  Scroll down for the main review. Lens Minolta AF 35-80mm F/4-5.6 shutter cap    2605-600 Box contents
Rear cap and user’s manual. Cost $30-$50 in good used condition, actual value; worthless. Build quality Cheap plastic, but good fit and finish. Additional information
Introduced in 1988. Specifications below
Optical configuration 8…

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Minolta AF 35mm F/2 Review

Here’s a brief look at the Minolta AF 35mm F/2 lens.  Scroll down for the main review. Lens Minolta AF 35mm F/2 Box contents
Front and rear caps, user’s manual, hood and possibly a hard case. Cost $550-$700 used, at the time of this review.  Check the price trend here. Build quality Very good Additional information
Similar in design

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Minolta AF 50mm F/3.5 Macro Review

Here’s a brief look at the Minolta AF 50mm F/3.5 macro lens.  Scroll down for the main review. Lens Minolta AF 50mm F3.5 macro Box contents
Front and rear caps, users manual, no hood came with this lens. Cost

Prices on eBay run about $200 as of this review.

Build quality Good Additional information
This lens has a reproduction ratio…

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Minolta AF 50mm F/1.7 Review

Here’s a brief look at the Minolta AF 50mm F/1.7 lens.  Scroll down for the review.

Lens Minolta AF 50mm F/1 .7 Box contents
Front and rear caps and a users manual. Cost Find ’em on eBay for about $90-$150 as of 9/09 Build quality OK to good Additional information
Has neat built-in hood, .3″ (8mm) deep fully extended, but…

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Minolta AF 70-210mm F/3.5-4.5 Review

Here’s a brief look at the Minolta AF 70-210mm F/3.5-4.5 zoom lens.  Scroll down for the main review.

Lens Minolta AF 70-210mm F/3.5-4.5   2588-610 Box contents
Hood, front and rear caps and a user’s manual. Cost My copy says $376.00 on the box, from a retail camera store in the 1990s.  $70-$120 in good used condition as of this review.…

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