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Arax PCS 55 mm f/ 4.5 MC Shift Lens

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Arax PCS 55 mm f/ 4.5 MC Shift lens

Arax PCS 55 mm f/ 4.5 MC Shift lens

Optical design

Arax PCS 55 mm f/ 4.5 MC Shift optical design

Format: Medium Format SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: Pentacon Six, Kiev-88, Salut

Optical design: 9 elements in 7 groups

Features: Shift lens
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Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
55mmf/4.5f/22 172900/31,797/3,8

Additional information:
  • shift range: 12mm
  • rotating plate: 360°
  • Manufacturer: Arax, Ukraine

The Arax PCS 55mm f4.5 MC Shift with a 12mm shift range and with 360° rotating plate is a wide angle lens for medium format SLR cameras (6X6).

The lens makes it possible to compensate for perspective distortion, to vary the depth of field and zone of sharpness and soften the image if necessary. The PCS 55mm has a metal housing.

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Posted by: Andreas Lindemann   Date of publication: 24.04.2016

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