Sony has an active recall for some of their SEL50F14Z Planar T* FE 50mm F1.4 ZA lenses, which have been found to have instances of fogging inside the lens.
- 1800001 to 1810699
- 8300001 to 8300119
Lenses with serial numbers between 1800001 and 1810699, and between 8300001 and 8300119 are affected by a fog issue that appears in certain conditions.
- Fogging, visible as small dots, may occur inside the lens.
- Image quality may be affected due to a decrease in contrast or resolution.
Sony is offering free of charge repairs for the affected lenses until October 31, 2019. Here is a link to the official Sony Support page: https://esupport.sony.com/US/p/news-item.pl?mdl=SEL50F14Z&news_id=532