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Old May 29, 2008, 3:35 AM   #1
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can anyone help .im looking at lenses a minolta 50mm 1.7 normal and a minolta 50mm 1.7 maxumm can anyone tell me what the difference is between them.Also what difference will it make to the photo's

im looking to get one for my sony alpha 200

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Old May 29, 2008, 5:58 AM   #2
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One may be the manual focus version and the other may be the autofocus version, but I think it's more likely that they are the same lens, but just listed differently.

Where did you see the listings for them? Can you provide links?
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Old May 29, 2008, 7:29 PM   #3
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Is there a difference in price? That would indicate some difference in the lenses. If the price is the same, they may be the same lens.
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