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Contax 50mm F/1.7 Planar T* C/Y Mount Lens {55}

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Contax 50mm F/1.7 Planar T* C/Y Mount Lens {55} Description


The Planar T* F/1.7 50mm lens is designed to combine the top performance of its predecessor, the Planar T* F/1.4 50mm lens, which has, among Zeiss lenses, won the highest critical praise, with a smaller size and more reasonable price. Despite the 6 groups of 7 elements configuration which is more than enough for the brightness in this class of lens, the lens features both a light weight and a compact size, and together with the multiplayer T* coating it guarantees crispy clear and well-contrasted pictures. While it yields portraits with a natural perspective devoid of any artificiality, the lens can also provide wide-angle and telephoto effects in line with the handling of the background and the camera angle. In all, it presents handling convenience and a wide application range in a single handy package and this alone makes it ideal for ordinary photography, night-time and indoor photography, and close-ups and copies

KEH Specifications

  • Focal Length: 50mm
  • Aperture Maximum: f/1.7
  • Aperture Minimum: f/16
  • Camera Mount Type: Contax/Yashica Bayonet
  • Format Compatibility: 35mm full-frame
  • Minimum Focus Distance:  23.62 inches
  • Elements/Groups: 7/6
  • Angle of View: 47°
  • Autofocus: No
  • Tripod Collar: No
  • Filter Thread: 55mm
  • Dimensions: 1.41 x 2.32 inches
  • Weight: 6.9 oz (195g)
  • Manufacturer Part#: 102155


Physical Characteristics

Lens Mount Contax AE

General information

Brand Name Contax

Technical Information

Fixed Focal Length 50 mm
Autofocus No

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