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Vega-12 90 mm f/ 2.8 Lens

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Vega-12 90 mm f/ 2.8 lens

Vega-12 90 mm f/ 2.8 lens

Vega-12 90 mm f/ 2.8 lens

Vega-12 90 mm f/ 2.8 lens

Optical design

Vega-12 90 mm f/ 2.8 optical design

Format: Medium Format SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: Pentacon Six, Pentacon Six, Kiev-88, Salut, Kiev-88, Salut

Last year of production: 1980

Optical design: 5 elements in 3 groups

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Average price: $47


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Additional information:

The Vega-12 90 mm f/ 2.8(Russian: "Вега") is a standard kit lens for the Kiev-6/6c/60 camera (bayonet mount B) and the Kiev-88, the Salyut (bayonet mount В).

It was produced at the Arsenal Factory. It was used as a kit lens for all the cameras produced by the works till 1980. Then it was replaced by the Volna-3 80 mm f/ 2.8

The Vega-12 90 mm f/ 2.8 forms rather sharp and contrast image from f/ 4 onwards. There is a slight soft effect at f/ 2.8.

It is equipped with  a 6-blade aperture without blackening.

The optical scheme is made of high-quality optic glass with single-layer coating.

Resolution (center/edge) - 48/24 lpmm (according to alternative sources - 40/16 lpmm)

Angle of  view - 47.

The lens is fit for producing a monocle.

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Posted by: dittohead   Date of publication: 20.01.2011

Photos taken with this lens Vega-12 90 mm f/ 2.8:

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4.67 1 6202

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4.4 0 5733

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4.33 0 4610

Mechanical quality4.1911
Optical quality3.3312
Pricing / Value4.4010
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