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Helios-44M-4 58 mm f/ 2 Lens

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Helios-44M-4 58 mm f/ 2 lens

Helios-44M-4 58 mm f/ 2 lens

Helios-44M-4 58 mm f/ 2 lens

Helios-44M-4 58 mm f/ 2 lens

Optical design

Helios-44M-4 58 mm f/ 2 optical design

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: M42

Optical design: 6 elements in 4 groups

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Average price: $43


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Additional information:

The Helios-44M-4 58 mm f/ 2 (Russian: "Гелиос")  is a fast standard lens with a fixed focal length for 35mm cameras with M42 screw mount.

Was being manufactured at Krasnogorskiy Mehanicheskiy Zavod (factory) and at "Jupiter" factory in Valday. There are modifications with multicoating (labeled "MC") and a chemical single coating.

Resulution by a technical passport (center/edge):

Helios-44M-4: 38/19 lp/mm
MC Helios-44M-4: 41/20 lp/mm

Light transition ratio:
Helios-44M-4: 0.80
MC Helios-44M-4: 0.85

Color formula:
Helios-44M-4: 10-0-1.5
MC Helios-44M-4: 11-0-0

Geometrical vignetting: 58%

Posted by: dobrun   Date of publication: 20.03.2011

Photos taken with this lens Helios-44M-4 58 mm f/ 2:

Baby joy
Autor: demio
5 0 3515

After the Rain
Autor: zunzara
5 0 1878

A young tree
Autor: zunzara
5 0 1846

Another test shot
Autor: Christoph Pfeilstucker
5 0 841

Mechanical quality3.7717
Optical quality4.1217
Pricing / Value4.6017
Overall lens rating

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