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At 01:07 PM 5/2/98 -0500, you wrote: >Has anyone experience with these lenses? Are they high contrast, low >resolution lenses? Are they difficult to focus with the trombone mount? Depends on what you mean high contrast. :-) They are wonderful lenses, if a bit slow. Because they only have two air-to-glass surfaces, they are really more like f/5.6 in practice. Not too bad for a 400. And the price is right. They are not, by any means, low resolution. They do have marked curvature of field, but it's not too bad. The focus takes some getting used to, but manageable. And they are 6.8. The 800 Telyt-S is a 6.3. ========== Eric Welch St. Joseph, MO http://www.ponyexpress.net/~ewelch One should never generalize.