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    Default What those letters after the lens name really mean...

    G = Garbage
    L = Lauya
    D = Damaged
    ED = Extra Damaged
    IS = Internally Spoilt
    VR = Very Rotten
    USM = UnServicable Motor
    AFS = Algae Fungus Scratches
    HSM = Highly Sucky Motor

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    interesting...

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    IS = I Shake
    D = Dim
    ED = Extra Dim
    L = Larger
    VR = virtual reliability
    USM = Ultra Sophisticated naMe
    HSM = Highly Sophisticated naMe

    what's G and AIS anyway huh?
    "I'm... dreaming... of a wide... angle~
    Just like the ones I used to know~"

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    Originally posted by denizenx
    IS = I Shake
    D = Dim
    ED = Extra Dim
    L = Larger
    VR = virtual reliability
    USM = Ultra Sophisticated naMe
    HSM = Highly Sophisticated naMe

    what's G and AIS anyway huh?
    AIS - Advanced Image Stabilisation?



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    AIS is for nikon right?
    "I'm... dreaming... of a wide... angle~
    Just like the ones I used to know~"

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    Originally posted by denizenx
    AIS is for nikon right?
    Yup, AIS is Nikon. Forgot what the "S" means, but AI's real meaning = Aperture Indexing. AIS lenses are all manual focus.

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    [QUOTE]Originally posted by ckiang


    Yup, AIS is Nikon. Forgot what the "S" means, but AI's real meaning = Aperture Indexing. AIS lenses are all manual focus.

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    [/QUOTE

    "S" stands for sucks?

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