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Jupiter-8 50 mm f/ 2 Lens

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Jupiter-8 50 mm f/ 2 lens

Jupiter-8 50 mm f/ 2 lens

Jupiter-8 50 mm f/ 2 lens

Jupiter-8 50 mm f/ 2 lens


Jupiter-8 50 mm f/ 2 MTF Chart

Optical design

Jupiter-8 50 mm f/ 2 optical design

Format: 35mm rangefinder

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: Contax I-III (CRM), M39 Leica screw-mount (LSM)

First year of production: 1948

Optical design: 6 elements in 3 groups. Analog Carl Zeiss Sonnar 1:2/5 cm

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Owners (59)

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Average price: $166


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Additional information:

The Jupiter-8 50 mm f/ 2 (Russian: "Юпитер") is a fast standard  prime lens with a single-layer chemical coating for cameras with the m39 Leica Screw Mount (LSM) and the Contax I-III system (CRM).

It was also produced in a bayonet variant for Kiev rangefinder cameras.

  • Real focal length: 52 mm.
  • Resolution (0 mm/10 mm/20 mm)
  • Resolution according to the technical specifications (centre/edge):30/14 lines/mm
  • Coefficient of transparency: 0.81
  • Geometric vignetting: 56%

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Posted by: SharkDD   Date of publication: 19.03.2011

Photos taken with this lens Jupiter-8 50 mm f/ 2:

Pool 1
Autor: bkmz
5 0 2777

Autor: Sulde
4.5 0 1557

It feels like spring!
Autor: Cezary
4.33 0 79

An example of bokeh
Autor: Sulde
4.25 0 1316

Mechanical quality4.2818
Optical quality4.0018
Pricing / Value4.4617
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