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MC Zenitar 50 mm f/ 2 Lens


MC Zenitar 50 mm f/ 2 lens

MC Zenitar 50 mm f/ 2 lens

MC Zenitar 50 mm f/ 2 lens

Optical design

MC Zenitar 50 mm f/ 2 optical design

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: M42, Pentax K

First year of production: 1993

Optical design: 6 elements in 4 groups

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Average price: $34


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Additional information:

The MC Zenitar 50 mm f/ 2 (Russian: "Зенитар") was designed in the 1990s to replace the outdated Gelios-44 lens. It has a multi-coating (MC). It was designed by Sergey Borisovich Byshkin, patent RU 2.290.675.

The construction and assembly technology have been considerably simplified, plastics and composite materials are in wide use. Nevertheless the lens renders the image of higher quality than that of the Gelios-44.

The MC Zenitar 50 mm f/ 2 came in two variants: with the M42 screw mount  (МС Zenitar 2/50) and the Pentax K-type bayonet mount  (МС Zenitar-К 2/50). The М2, К2  and М2s modifications were remarkable for further simplification and  cheapening of the construction.

Posted by: nukemall   Date of publication: 04.03.2011

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Mechanical quality3.805
Optical quality4.605
Pricing / Value4.605
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