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Old Apr 27, 2006, 10:43 AM   #1
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I've read that Sigma has made a few lenses for the four-thirds format. However, I seem to have trouble finding any on ebay or any other site. I'm specifically looking for the 105mm macro lens. Is there a true shortage for Olympus lenses compared to the other companies? Or is the 105mm macro for, say, the Pentax compatible with an E series? I like the E-500's features and quality, but I never knew it would be so hard to pick up a lens. Those Canon guys must love it.
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Old Apr 27, 2006, 11:29 AM   #2
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Sigma only just recently announced that they'd be offering the 105mm Macro for 4/3's (announcement made on February 27th). 4 other lenses were included in the announcement, too.


It takes a little time from the announcement before they'll actually have them manufacturered and ready to ship. Manufacturers often announce products a while before they're actually available.

I haven't seen anything showing expected delivery dates yet.

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Old Apr 27, 2006, 9:32 PM   #3
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Here's a site that lists all the lenses that are available, or have been announced for 4/3 cameras:


In the "Maker" column if there's no hotlink the lens isn't available yet.

That's site's homepage is an AMAZING resource for info about 4/3 cameras:
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Old Apr 28, 2006, 11:37 AM   #4
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Thanks for the quick informative responses!
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Old Jun 12, 2006, 7:37 PM   #5
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Computer Universe has theSigma EX 2.8/105 DG Macro FT lenswith 4/3 mountfor Olympus.

You can order in english and they ship internationally. Try this site:


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