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Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 200 mm f/ 2.8 Lens

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Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 200 mm f/ 2.8 lens

Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 200 mm f/ 2.8 lens

Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 200 mm f/ 2.8 lens

Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 200 mm f/ 2.8 lens

Optical design

Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 200 mm f/ 2.8 optical design

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: M42, M42

First year of production: 1978

Last year of production: 1990

Optical design: 6 elements in 4 groups

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Average price: $500


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Additional information:

Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 200 mm f/ 2.8is a telephoto prime lens for 35-мм SLR cameras with the m42 Screw mount.

The manufacturer: Carl Zeiss Jena (the ex-GDR).

Pros: according to the users, it is sharp with the aperture wide open, soft blurring in the zone of unsharpness, exellent color rendering, reliable and solid metal body.

Cons: big and heavy.

Delivery set: lens, 2 lids and firm case.

The Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar  200 mm f/ 2.8 has a "built-in" hood that can be mounted on the lens in two ways: for transportation or shooting, and can be completely unmounted  (see pictures).

The aperture is equipped with an automatic drive, but has also a manual mode selector.

There are two variants of the Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 200/2.8: with multi-coating and without.


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Posted by: Kuzma   Date of publication: 11.03.2012

Mechanical quality4.754
Optical quality4.754
Pricing / Value4.754
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