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Re: Comparing the new 12-40 Pro with the 12-60 SWD on an E-M1

Originally Posted by RobEW View Post
12-60 seems to be selling for peanuts on EBay nowadays. E.g. 275 (Buy it Now) for an ex display model (no hood). Used ones in excellent condition go for less. Unbelievably good value for an E-M1 user.
I bought one in early 2016 at a bargain price, but then a year later the aperture blades started sticking (& eventually stayed stuck) so I decided to go for the 12-40 f2.8 lens while on sale after Christmas, since Olympus (Sydney) didn't want to touch the (12-60 SWD) lens anymore.
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Cameras: OM-D E-M1 & Mk II, Olympus Stylus 1, OM-D E-M5.
Lenses: M.ZD12-40mm f2.8 PRO Lens, M.ZD40-150mm f2.8 PRO Lens with MC-14, M.ZD12-50, M.ZD60 Macro, M.ZD75-300 Mk II, MMF-3, ZD14-54 II, Sigma 150mm F2.8 APO Macro DG HSM.
Flashes: FL36R X2, FL50R, FL50.
Software: Capture One Pro 10 (& Olympus Viewer 3).
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