Zeiss Normal 50mm f/2 Planar T* ZM Manual Focus Lens for Zeiss Ikon and Leica M Mount Rangefinder Cameras - Black

Model #1365-661

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General Information

Filter Size 43mm
f/Stop Range 2-22
Minimum Focus Distance 2.3' (0.7 m)
Magnification 1:12
Angle of View 47 degrees
Groups/Elements 4/6
Length Not specified
Maximum Diameter Not specified
Weight 7.4 oz (210 g)
Expert Reviews
Pc magazine.32817846
24 January 2014

The Carl Zeiss Planar T* 2/50 ZM is a great standard angle lens for rangefinder cameras; a little bit of barrel distortion is its only real flaw.

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    Sharp performer. Maximum f/2 aperture. All-metal build.

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    Modest barrel distortion. Lens hood not included. Manual focus only.

Slr lens and camera reviews.33034498
12 April 2012

Carl Zeiss Planar 50mm f/2 ZM is one of two 50mm lenses that Zeiss is currently offering in the Leica M bayonet mount format (the other lens being Sonnar 50mm f/1.5 ZM). Planar is one of the most venerable designs in the photo lens industry, originally designed by Paul Rudolph in 1896.

User Reviews
B h photo.32817553
14 July 2015

Love this lens! My first Zeiss. It will not be my last! Everything about is great! I like to manual focus so this lens is perfect! love love love it!

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    Durable, Nice Bokeh, Strong Construction

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21 March 2012

My first lens for a Leica M9 and I was asstounded by the contrast and the saturation of colours using this lens. I used this lens until I bought a 35mm summicron then moved back to the 50mm Zeiss Zm as the color and 3d pop to photos was much better with the Zeiss.The only real complaint is that the...

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    Light weight, Rugged, Strong Construction

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    Lens cap is poor, Seperate lens shade

13 November 2012

This is my second Zeiss lens, and I continue to be satisfied with the build quality and optics of this amazing glass. Super clear and crisp!

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    • Zeiss Normal 50mm f/2 Planar T* ZM Manual Focus Lens for Zeiss Ikon and Leica M Mount Rangefinder Cameras - Black
    • Front & Rear Lens Caps
    • 2-Year Warranty
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