remember me Forgot your password?
Sign in    Registration                 We’re creating the largest and most complete database of photographic lenses in the world! Join us!
All About Photographic Lenses.
Specifications, comparison, reviews,
MTF-charts for lenses by Canon,
Nikon, Sony, Pentax, Olympus,
Sigma, Tamron, Carl Zeiss, etc.


Minolta AF 50 mm f/ 1.7 (RS) Lens

Do you like a good instrumental music?
Listen to new beautiful music from composer Sergei Borodin. Click HERE...

Pictures

Minolta AF 50 mm f/ 1.7 (RS) lens

Optical design

Minolta AF 50 mm f/ 1.7 (RS) optical design

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Sony A / Minolta A

First year of production: 1990

Optical design: 6 elements in 5 groups

User reviews (1)

Photos (3)

Tests (0)

Owners (6)

Views (4325)

Average price: $99

Specifications:

Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
50mmf/1.7f/2270.4549186/6,646/1,8

Additional information:

 

The Minolta AF 50 mm f/ 1.7 (RS)  is a standard fast prime lens for Sony A / Minolta A cameras.


Links to online resources:
PDF Files:
Posted by: vorobaz   Date of publication: 08.03.2011



Photos taken with this lens Minolta AF 50 mm f/ 1.7 (RS):


The Ice and the Sun
Autor: vorobaz
4 0 1710

scarecrow for the birds
Autor: taksarich
4 0 1683

eagle
Autor: vorobaz
3 0 1729

Mechanical quality3.673
Optical quality4.333
Usability4.673
Pricing / Value4.673
Bokeh4.003
Overall lens rating
4.27

Embed to Blog (HTML) Embed to Forum (BBcode)


Owner reviews: Minolta AF 50 mm f/ 1.7 (RS)

ProfHankD 06.01.2016 07:17:35
Period of use: 48 months

Strengths:

In many ways, feels like the old Rokkor version; very Minolta colors, etc. Does better than the older version on APS-C. Screw-driven AF works quite well. Body is metal with some plastic, not as solid as the manual-focus Rokkors, but very good.


Weaknesses:

The built-in hood is utterly worthless and tends to trap dirt, etc. I bet most users don't even realize it has the hood. The manual focus ring is still very narrow, but the rounded rubber works a little better than the original hard plastic. IQ is respectable against modern AF normals, but there are better ones now, and the APS-C only Sony f/1.8 is better on APS-C.


Comments:

These are a real bargain and work well on E-mount bodies using LA-EA2/4 for fast AF.