Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/11/04

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Subject: Re: 70-180 Vario Apo Elmarit R
From: ted grant <>
Date: Wed, 5 Nov 1997 00:40:18 -0500

John Coleman wrote:

<<Sorry to ask this question:  is it as good as the 180/3.4 APO?>>>>>>>

Hi Jay,

I think Tom can answer that better than I, as he did some extensive testing
earlier this year comparing 180 2.8: 180 3.4: and the 70-180.

Off the top, I'd say the 70-180 is better. But that isn't a technical
answer, just a gut feeling from what I've seen from both lenses.