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Re: Sigma 8mm f/3.5 on Pentax Mount - Availability date?

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  • Vincent Ogloblinsky
    Thanks Roger for this confirmation, I start the purchase this week. Best regards Vincent ... about ... the ... french ... before ... quite ... adaptor ...
    Message 1 of 18 , Mar 3, 2008
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      Thanks Roger for this confirmation,

      I start the purchase this week.

      Best regards

      Vincent


      --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, "Roger D. Williams" <roger@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Go for it, Vincent. He muse be getting old stock (not second hand but
      > in stock since the stopped making it).
      >
      > Roger
      >
      > 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
      about
      > > 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
      the
      > >> > 8mm Sigma is available in Japan on Pentax mount. I have found a
      french
      > >> > importer who can import one from Japan, but i want to be sure
      before
      > >> > 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
      quite
      > >> significantly better. Perhaps because there WAS a Pentax version of
      > >> the older fisheye? I used a Peleng 8mm with an M42 to Pentax
      adaptor
      > >> on my Pentax DSLR (which unfortunately underwent a complete failure
      > >> a week or so after I bought it secondhand, and the shop took it
      back,
      > >> 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
      for
      > >> the next few days, but when I do I will ask. I fear that
      manufacture
      > >> of the F/4.0 version has been discontinued, so your importer would
      have
      > >> look for someone's unsold old stock. That is hard to do from
      outside
      > >> Japan. I should be able to get back to you by the middle of next
      week,
      > >> when work will take me into central Tokyo.
      > >>
      > >> I will certainly check it all out (and verify whether my
      assumptions,
      > >> above, are correct).
      > >>
      > >> Roger W.
      > >>
      > >> --
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      > >>
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
      >
      > --
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      >
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