|T*||The multi-layer coating is applied to the surface of lens elements. It boosts light transmission, ensures sharp and high contrast images, minimizes ghosting and flares.|
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|Maximum format:||35mm full frame|
|Diagonal angle of view:||56.8°-30.3° (35mm full frame)|
|Lens construction:||13 elements in 9 groups|
|Number of blades:||8|
|Closest focusing distance:||120 cm|
|Maximum diameter x Length:||Ø67 x 87 mm|
|Filter size:||55 mm|
|Hood type:||Metal hood 2 with 55/86 ring / G11 soft hood|
Design and Features
This lens with continuously adjustable focal length covers the range from 40 to 80 mm which is of special interest to the photographer. The lens is characterized by exterior dimensions which are even smaller than those of a medium telephoto lens.
The correction of the lens is such that - at medium focal lengths - its image quality is equal to that of the best fixed-focus lenses. Needless to say, image quality over the rest of the range meets all normal requirements. The plane of sharpness is maintained exactly during focal length change.
The Vario-Sonnar lens permits the desired angular field to be selected without time-consuming change of lens or viewpoint. Thus this lens has a photographic potential otherwise afforded only by several lenses with different focal lengths.
|User Manual. English, Adobe PDF, 55 KB|
Alternatives (MF, 35-90 mm)
|Yashica DSB 38-90mm F/3.5||⊗|
|Yashica ML 42-75mm F/3.5-4.5||⊗|