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Vivitar 28-85 mm f/ 2.8-3.8 Auto Variable Focusing Lens Lens

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Vivitar 28-85 mm f/ 2.8-3.8 Auto Variable Focusing Lens lens

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Zoom lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: C/Y (contax/yashica), C/Y (contax/yashica), Canon FD, FDn, Canon FD, FDn, Konica AR, Konica AR, 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: 14 elements in 11 groups

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Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
28mm - 85mmf/2.8 - f/3.8f/2260.2567650/22,9105/4,1

Additional information:
  • 28mm f/2.8-f/16
  • 85mm f/3.8-f/22
  • Multicoated
  • Maximum Reproduction Ratio; 1:4
  • Maximum Barrel Diameter; 70mm

It is almost identical to the Kiron 28-85mm f/2.8-3.8 lens but has small design and cosmetic differences.  Most parts are interchangeable.

Made for Vivitar by Kino Precision (serial numbers 22xxxxxx).

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