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Leica 180mm F/2.8 Elmarit 3 Cam R Mount Lens {Series 8}

Leica Cameras
KEH Model# 231622

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Leica 180mm F/2.8 Elmarit 3 Cam R Mount Lens {Series 8} Description


The 180 F/2.8 ELMARIT-R is a telephoto system with 5 elements in 4 groups. Even at full aperture F/2.8, it offers uniform performance and very good contrast. 

KEH Specifications

  • Leica Order No. - 11 923 
  • Production era - 1979-1998 < 10,499 + 1,500 Apo version lenses
  • Variants - 3-cam or R-only versions
  • Number of lenses /groups - 5 / 4 (7 / 5 for the Apo version)
  • F stop range - f/2.8-f/22
  • Closest focusing distance - 1.8 m / 5.91 ft (1.5 m for the Apo version)
  • Diaphragm setting /type - 8-blade
  • Angle of view diagonal - 14 degrees
  • Filter type - E67 Series 8
  • Accessories - Filter-ring: 14264
  • Weight - 450 g (520 g for the Apo version)
  • Inscriptions - LEITZ ELMARIT-R 1:2.8/180 2XXXXXX


General information

Brand Name Leica
Product information
Lens Type Long / Telephoto

Technical Information

Fixed Focal Length 180 mm
Max Aperture f/2.8

Physical Characteristics

Lens Mount Leica R 3 Cam