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Hoya S-HMC CP's - are these the same?!?

 
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Apr 04, 2007 21:15 |  #1

Are these two filters the same?

B&H Link - http://www.bhphotovide​o.com …ails&Q=&sku=306​011&is=REG (external link)

And a screenshot from 2filter.com

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Are these two the same?!?

Because when I add it to my cart on 2filter.com the price is only $133.33. $90 +/- cheaper than B&H.

Anyone have any experience with 2filter.com? Resellerratings.com folks seem to love them!

http://www.resellerrat​ings.com/store/The_Fil​ter_Connection (external link)

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Apr 04, 2007 21:47 |  #2

The BH link is that of a "digital" filter. The one you circled in red from 2filters.com is a non-digital filter.

2filters.com is a good company to deal with, except when they have to backorder your order. It then takes about full two weeks before you can get your package. Call them and specifically ask them whether they DO have the item in stock or have to backorder.



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Apr 04, 2007 23:10 |  #3

rambler71 wrote in post #2986759 (external link)
Anyone have any experience with 2filter.com? Resellerratings.com folks seem to love them!]

2filter is a very small company, but if they have your item it will go out by the next day, and with modest shipping charges. very good!
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Apr 05, 2007 02:45 |  #4

The SHMC Pro 1 are Hoya's best grade.

As fare as I can tell the SHMC and pro 1 have the same multicoating with the possible exception that the pro 1 have an easy clean top coat.

Also, the pro 1 are all slim filters and have a knurled edge for ease of fitting and removal.


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Apr 05, 2007 08:12 |  #5

B&H's pricing on filters is quite inflated in some circumstances.

Didn't realize the "Classic" Super HMC Pro1 is being discontinued.




  
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