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Re: [OM] 28-85 zoom lens for olympus

Subject: Re: [OM] 28-85 zoom lens for olympus
From: ClassicVW@xxxxxxx
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 1999 01:04:05 EDT
In a message dated 7/31/99 6:28:44 AM EST, mail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx writes:

>  My vote is that the S stands for Special, indicating Special
>  Series Zoom lenses, targeted at the consumer (amateur) market.
>  
>  hnz
>  
    Who says it has to be an English word? Could the "S" stand for a Japanese 
    word meaning "consumer" or something like that? (I hope it doesn't mean 
    "sucker" ! ) :)

    And while I'm wondering, could the "S' in the IS series have a similar 
meaning?

    George S.

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