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Rollei Planar 50 mm f/ 1.8 Lens

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Rollei Planar 50 mm f/ 1.8 lens

Rollei Planar 50 mm f/ 1.8 lens

Rollei Planar 50 mm f/ 1.8 lens

Rollei Planar 50 mm f/ 1.8 lens

Rollei Planar 50 mm f/ 1.8 lens

Optical design

Rollei Planar 50 mm f/ 1.8 optical design

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: Rollei 35mm

First year of production: 1972

Last year of production: 1974

Optical design: 7 elements in 6 groups

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Average price: $110


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Additional information:


The Rollei Planar 50mm f/1.8  is a fast normal prime lens for 35 mm SLR Rollei cameras.

This is the exact copy of the Carl Zeiss Planar 50/1.8. It was manufactured under the license agreement at Rollei works in Brunswick and Singapore. In mid-1974 the lens was replaced with the multicoated Rollei HFT Planar 50/1.8.

The lens was also available in QBM I modification with A/M aperture mode selector.

Additional information:

  • angle of view 20.4° - 8.2°
  • minimum focusing distance 1.5-2.5 m
  • diameter 113 mm
  • internal focusing
  • max. magnification 1:8.6
  • compatible with Sigma APO Teleconverter 1.4x and 2.0x

Posted by: kr555   Date of publication: 24.04.2013

Photos taken with this lens Rollei Planar 50 mm f/ 1.8:

пластика, боке
Autor: rafael
4.45 15 3257

Бабочка на открытой f/1.8
Autor: rafael
4.38 0 2649

Autor: rafael
4.25 2 2817

Миша, адвокат
Autor: rafael
4.17 0 2708

Mechanical quality4.768
Optical quality5.007
Pricing / Value4.388
Overall lens rating

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