Thanks Roger for this confirmation,
I start the purchase this week.
--- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com
, "Roger D. Williams" <roger@...>
> Go for it, Vincent. He muse be getting old stock (not second hand but
> in stock since the stopped making it).
> On Sun, 02 Mar 2008 23:18:31 +0900, Vincent Ogloblinsky
> globule22@... wrote:
> > Hi Roger,
> > I go back to you to konw if had some time to get the information
> > the availabiliy of the 8mm sigma f/4.0 pentax mount in Tokyo.
> > The importator i found on the web, in priceminister.com, confirm me
> > yesterday that he can import this lens without problem.
> > Thanks by avance
> > Best regards
> > Vincent
> > --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, "Roger D. Williams" roger@
> > wrote:
> >> On Fri, 15 Feb 2008 15:57:48 +0900, Vincent Ogloblinsky
> >> globule22@ wrote:
> >> > Hi roger,
> >> >
> >> > If you read this message, can you tell me if the f/4.0 version of
> >> > 8mm Sigma is available in Japan on Pentax mount. I have found a
> >> > importer who can import one from Japan, but i want to be sure
> >> > taking an order.
> >> Vincent,
> >> This is the older F/4.0 version, not the more recent F/3.5 version,
> >> right? Why would you want to get that, I wonder? The new one is
> >> significantly better. Perhaps because there WAS a Pentax version of
> >> the older fisheye? I used a Peleng 8mm with an M42 to Pentax
> >> on my Pentax DSLR (which unfortunately underwent a complete failure
> >> a week or so after I bought it secondhand, and the shop took it
> >> so I don't have one now). The Peleng worked very well with it.
> >> I will not be going anywhere near the big camera discount stores
> >> the next few days, but when I do I will ask. I fear that
> >> of the F/4.0 version has been discontinued, so your importer would
> >> look for someone's unsold old stock. That is hard to do from
> >> Japan. I should be able to get back to you by the middle of next
> >> when work will take me into central Tokyo.
> >> I will certainly check it all out (and verify whether my
> >> above, are correct).
> >> Roger W.
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