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Old Nov 15, 2006, 9:37 AM   #1
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Does anyone have any experience using the .45x wide angle lens from Merkury Innovations? Is it any good?
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Old Nov 16, 2006, 5:43 AM   #2
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.45 x is way way too deep to be any good
distortion will be massive

settle on .8x or .7x
there are some 'known' lenses that preform well

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Old Nov 16, 2006, 7:04 AM   #3
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I too believe you should stick with whats known to work...Check here


For the most part... the off brand lenses are neither what they claim nor any good.....especially on a camera with a big lens such as the FZ30/50
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Old Nov 17, 2006, 7:55 AM   #4
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I tried it and it was a waste of time. It is make for camcorder only.

Don't buy it.
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