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Nikon 200-500 Sample Variation Between A Couple Of Copies I Try.

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Posted 10 November 2017 - 10:27 AM



I am trying out a couple of copies of the Nikon 200-500 because i have heard that this lens in particular can suffer from sample variation.


One is producing slightly darker images overall than the other.


Is this a normal and acceptable difference, and which,  assuming both are equally sharp, should i be going for?


Thanks for any help.


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Posted 19 November 2017 - 02:49 PM

 I have read that are differences in the sharpness of different copies of the 200-500 but not lighter / darker. I would choose the one with the best overall IQ if both are tack sharp. 

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