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Leica 180mm f/2.8 APO Elmarit-R ROM Lens [67] 11357

Keh Model# 383815


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Priced to sell, the rating of the equipment is at 70 to 79 percent of original condition. More than average wear for the age of the item, and may have dents, dings or finish loss. Glass may have marks or blemishes, but should not affect picture quality.

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Description Details

Designed for the Leica R System, the Leica 180mm f/2.8 APO Elmarit-R ROM (manufactured 2004-2009) is a telephoto lens with outstanding build and image quality.  This ultra-fast high-performance lens is relatively compact and easy to use.  The mechanical construction is solid metal and first rate by any standard.

Not just a fast telephoto, the lens is designed to correct for apochromatic residual errors.  It is distinguished by the virtual absence of coma, astigmatism and field curvature.  Quite sharp wide open and with virtually insignificant vignetting, the Leica 180mm f/2.8 APO Elmarit-R ROM gets tack sharp at f/4 and is entirely free of artificial vignetting.

The Leica 180mm f/2.8 APO Elmarit-R ROM is equipped with internal focusing, so only the interior elements of the lens move without changing the overall length.  Close focusing is 1.5m (5ft) unaugmented.  The convenient built-in lens hood has also has a resilient rubber edge guard, allowing you to rest the lens on surfaces without scratching the barrel.  The lens barrel is designed to work with the optional Leica STA-1 (14636) rotating tripod collar.  The 180mm f/2.8 APO Elmarit-R ROM can also be used to good effect with Leica APO tele-extenders when needed.  Leica M users can enjoy this premium optic with the addition of the Leica R-Adapter M (an Electronic Visoflex viewfinder is also useful).

Key Features

  • Fast telephoto R-Mount lens
  • Angle of view: 14°
  • APO (Apochromatic) design
  • Seven elements in five groups
  • Superb sharpness
  • High contrast
  • Aperture values from f/2.8-22
  • with marked depth of field scale
  • Compatible with Leica R3-R7 (aperture) and R8-R9 (aperture & lens information)
  • Compact at 132mm (5.2in)
  • Mechanical aperture allows use on a broad range of lens mount adapters
  • Available accessories include: Leica APO-EXTENDER-R 1.4x effective 252 mm f /4, APO-EXTENDER-R 2x effective 360 mm f /5.6, Leica R leather case, E67 filters, Leica R-Adapter M, Leica STA-1 (14636) rotating tripod collar.

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Brand Name Leica