Quote Originally Posted by lxdude View Post
The MC lenses aren't the latest Zeiss, but they don't suck. Some of the PE lenses, like the 150mm, are the MC lens with newer coatings. I think the 200 is the same. My 250 sure seems to be the same. Others were redone, like the 40mm, and might be better, though I don't know.
The 180 PE is a newer design and might be superior to the 200 optically. It definitely focuses closer.
I have heard that the 75mm MC was nothing special, that the E-II and PE (which supposedly are the same design) are superior optically.
Do you like the 250mm??? Do you use it very much?