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Pentacon auto 50/1.8 multi coating Lens


Pentacon auto 50/1.8 multi coating lens

Pentacon auto 50/1.8 multi coating lens

Pentacon auto 50/1.8 multi coating lens

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: M42

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Additional information:

Pentacon 1.8 50mm was the standard 50mm prime to be used with Praktica and Pentacon cameras. 



  • cheap
  • minimum focusing distance of 33cm
  • suitable for available light photography
  • nice colours
  • macro suitable



  • not the sharpest lens – even when stopped down
  • soft when shot wide open

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Posted by: boredverg   Date of publication: 17.04.2017

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Autor: boredverg
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Mechanical quality4.001
Optical quality3.001
Pricing / Value5.001
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