Focal length: 45mmm, APS-C
Paxette (see last paragraph)
Aperture: F 2.8 - F 16
Min focus distance: 0.65m
Length (from flange): 14/17mm [+ 25mm for the
adapters], rear element protrudes 14mm.
A6000 and the lens.
The grip is a Case Logic
grip attached to a Manfrotto 200PL style quick
release plate, a special plate made by HorusBennu for their grips. It
allows you to use the camera, with the grip attached, on a Manfrotto
RC2 Rapid Connect Adapter.
Sample pictures: You may click
on the sample image (except closest focus) for full resolution. The
full resolution image opens in a new window, so you can keep it open
for comparison. Focus is on the
dish to the right of the big solar panel near the center of the photo.
F 2.8. Lens is off focus.
Closest focus is 0.65m from
edge of the lens. Focus on
the program wheel of the camera.
was sold for Braun Paxette cameras. This one is a bit off focus. I will
probably try later with a different adapter. Wide open
it's a bit soft. Stopped down it's fine. At F16 you can see what it is
capable of, inspite of slightly being off focus. At F 16 there is little or no
diffraction, which is much better
than other lenses. Diffraction is a problem of the APS-C sensor size,
lens (see comparison page). The sample pictures were taken on a dull
day, so there is less contrast. It's
astonishing, how short and light the lens is, even if you add the
nice very small lens.
The M39 Paxette Mount is the same thread as ordinary M39 (Leica), but
a different flange focal distance. Please refer to the Paxette