Sears MC Macro Zoom f3.5 28-70mm

Sears PK 28-70

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Solid little one-touch MC zoom sold by Sears for Pentax K mount cameras. Made in Korea, probably by OEM Samyang. All other Sears lenses I’ve come across were made in Japan, so this is a little unusual to see for me. Still, a surprisingly good performer for its specs, even at wide apertures. And of course 28-70mm is a nearly perfect range for a general purpose zoom, I’d say it covers about 90% of what I shoot.

Special Notes

The A setting allows auto-exposure capable cameras (like the P30T) to set the aperture in full auto mode. Some will do aperture priority only in which case I don’t know what the A setting will get you but it probably won’t be right!

Related Links

  • Bojidar Dimitriov’s K-mount Page can explain the difference between K mounts