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Wide/Macro Lens for the Evo

9th June 2010, 10:10 PM |#1  
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Some of you might already know about this, but I just read an article that talks about a set of macro/wide lens that's compatible with the Evo. From the picutrestaken with it, it looks pretty terrific.

Sample shots here: http://www.goodandevo.net/2010/06/re...tc-evo-4g.html

Can be purchased here: http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.14953
 
 
9th June 2010, 10:13 PM |#2  
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Already bought mine, will let you guys know what quality is made of. Will post pics.
9th June 2010, 10:20 PM |#3  
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Already bought mine, will let you guys know what quality is made of. Will post pics.

Please do. I'd like to see what kind of photos can be taken with that wide angle lens, even if I have to hold it up while taking the shot.
10th June 2010, 10:15 AM |#4  
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i'm interested to see how your dealings with dealextreme go. i've never even heard of them
10th June 2010, 05:30 PM |#5  
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They are good but shipping usually takes 3 weeks. I have a jewelers eyepiece that does the same thing as these macro lenses. The one I have is only 1.5x you can buy then at 10x and more. You can buy them for a penny on ebay:

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Isnt the one that was shown on engadget a bit different, colored and smaller?
10th June 2010, 07:58 PM |#7  
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Isnt the one that was shown on engadget a bit different, colored and smaller?

And the biggest feature (to me at least) - Magnetic.
10th June 2010, 08:05 PM |#8  
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And the biggest feature (to me at least) - Magnetic.

Yeah. But they arent for photographic sessions. They tend to fall off with heavy use.
10th June 2010, 08:25 PM |#9  
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Yeah. But they arent for photographic sessions. They tend to fall off with heavy use.

Dang, that sucks to hear. I was hoping it would be a strong enough magnet to stay at least somewhat firmly attached. I guess you can't expect too much for something that wasn't specifically designed for the Evo.

In any case, it's cool though!
11th June 2010, 05:11 AM |#10  
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Pictures look fantastic. If anyone gets this let me know how it goes I am so close to pulling the trigger its only ten bucks....
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