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Kiron 28 mm f/ 2.8 Wide Angle Lens

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Kiron 28 mm f/ 2.8 Wide Angle lens

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: C/Y (contax/yashica), C/Y (contax/yashica), Canon FD, FDn, Canon FD, FDn, Nikon F (FX, DX), Nikon F (FX, DX), Olympus OM, Olympus OM, Pentax K, Pentax K, Minolta SR (MD, MC), Minolta SR (MD, MC)

First year of production: 1980

Last year of production: 1982

Optical design: Pre August 1981; 7 elements in 7 groups Post August 1981; 8 elements in 8 groups Multicoated

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Additional information:
  • Maximum Reproduction Ratio: 1:7.5
  • Maximum Barrel Diameter:  66mm
  • Contax/Yashica mount not available until late 1981

Optical layout was changed in August 1981 with the addition of an extra element in the first group assembly and a revised second group assembly.  Some older lenses may have been updated during repair.  You cannot mix  old and new group assemblies in the same lens.

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Posted by: boggy   Date of publication: 25.07.2013

Mechanical quality4.001
Optical quality5.001
Pricing / Value5.001
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