|Format: 35mm SLR|
Type: Zoom lens
Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)
Lens mounts: C/Y (contax/yashica)
Optical design: 13 elements in 9 groups
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|Focal length||Max. aperture||Min. aperture||Blades||Min. Focus (m.)||Filter Ø (mm.)||Weight (gr/oz)||Length (mm/in)|
|40mm - 80mm||f/3.5||f/22||8||1.2||55||660/23,3||87/3,4|
Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 40-80 mm f/ 3.5 C/Y - high quality lens with a variable focal length and branded T* multi-coating for a 35mm SLR of the Contax / Yashica (C/Y) system.
Lens shows very good optical perfomance and can be compared to fixel focal lens.
Image which is provided with this lens has nice Bokeh and its contrast higher than average.
This lens can be successfully used as a portrait lens.
Has a good flare-resistance from counter and lateral light.
Lens has a high-quality assembling. Focusing ring rotates very smoothly.
You can use Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 40-80 mm f/ 3.5 with most of digital cameras with interchangeable optics by attaching it with a special adapter.
West-Germany lenses are known to be better than Japan-made.
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Posted by: Andrey Dudko Date of publication: 07.12.2010