The Rokinon 500mm f/8.0 ED (model ED500P) is a super telephoto prime lens for 35 mm SLR cameras (via the interchangeable T / T2 mount). The lens features multicoated ED glasses.
The database has a review of a similar model (Rokinon 500mm f/8.0 ED (model ED500P)), but they differ in the optical schemes they employ, in the use of low-dispersion elements for minimizing chromatic aberrations (ED model - better) and aperture control (ED model - fixed, ED500P - from f/8 to f/32).
The lens may have 500-1000[mm] designation (complete with a converter) and postfixes indicating a mount adapter, e.g. "-Nex" for Sony E.
Manufacturer's recommended retail price varies from $149.00 to $399.95 (it may be explained by enhanced box contents).
equivalent focal length 83-300 mm
diagonal angle of view 29.0° - 8.1°
max. magnification 0.18 (tele)
maximum length 118 mm (w/a) - 177 mm (tele)
diameter 75 mm
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Posted by: BogKY Date of publication: 17.04.2013