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Old Aug 4, 2010, 7:24 AM   #1
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This is a really dumb question but....

....what is a pancake lens?
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Old Aug 4, 2010, 7:51 AM   #2
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A 'Pancake' lens is a lens that has a short barrel. It uses simpler designs which contain fewer optical elements with fewer polished surfaces, so they tend to be sharper.
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