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Orion-15 28 mm f/ 6 Lens

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Orion-15 28 mm f/ 6 lens

Orion-15 28 mm f/ 6 lens

Orion-15 28 mm f/ 6 lens

Orion-15 28 mm f/ 6 lens

Orion-15 28 mm f/ 6 lens

Optical design

Orion-15 28 mm f/ 6 optical design

Format: 35mm rangefinder

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: Contax I-III (CRM), M39 Leica screw-mount (LSM)

First year of production: 1956

Optical design: 4 elements in 4 groups. On the basis of Topogon scheme.

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Average price: $117


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Additional information:

The Orion-15 28 mm f/ 6 (Russian: "Орион") is an interchangeable wide-angle lens for rangefinder cameras. It was designed on the basis of the Topogon optical scheme.

It is equipped with an iris aperture. The lens is coated (single-layer chemical coating).

The Orion-15 28 mm f/ 6 lens is remarkable for its high resolution and large depth of field.

It is recommended for panoramic photography, for shooting multistory buildings, especially facing narrow streets, for group photography in a small room, etc.

In 1959 the lens was awarded the 2nd degree diploma of the Exhibition of Achievements of the National Economy of the USSR.

It came in thread and bayonet variants for Zorkiy and Kiev cameras, respectively.
Later the lens came to be produced at the Zagorsk Optical and Mechanical Plant (ZOMZ).

·         Resolution (0mm/10 mm/20 mm): 55/34/26 lpmm

·         Resolution according to the technical specifications (center/edge): 45/18 lpmm

·         Coefficient of transparency: 0.8

·         Geometric vignetting: 67%

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Posted by: SharkDD   Date of publication: 18.05.2011

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Optical quality4.754
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