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Helios-44 58 mm f/ 2.0 Lens

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Helios-44 58 mm f/ 2.0 lens

Helios-44 58 mm f/ 2.0 lens

Helios-44 58 mm f/ 2.0 lens

Helios-44 58 mm f/ 2.0 lens

Helios-44 58 mm f/ 2.0 lens

Optical design

Helios-44 58 mm f/ 2.0 optical design

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: M39

First year of production: 1962

Optical design: 6 elements in 4 groups

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Average price: $59


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Additional information:

The Helios-44 58 mm f/ 2.0 (Russian: "Гелиос") is a fast standard lens with a fixed focal length for 35mm cameras with M39 thread mount.

With a special adapter can be attached to modern dSLR and mirrorless cameras.

This lens was based on Biotar 2/58 (Carl Zeiss Jena) lens.

Optical design of this lens was developed by GOI in 1951 year.

This lens had two diaphragm options: 7 or 13 blades. Lens barrel is not painted and made of high-quality aluminium alloy.

Lens labeled "Helios-44" had M39x1/45.2 thread mount and was used:

- as a kit lens for "Kristall" and "Zenit-3M" cameras
- as interchangable lens for cameras: "Zenit", "Zenit-S", "Zenit-3" and other cameras of a Zenit camera family.

Posted by: Irina Matveeva   Date of publication: 08.03.2012

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Mechanical quality4.628
Optical quality4.138
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