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


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Richard

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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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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?
 

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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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"S" stands for sucks? :bsmilie: :dent:
 

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