Focal length: 85mm, APS-C
Paxette (see last paragraph)
Aperture: F 5.6 - F 32
Min focus distance: 1.5m
Length (from flange): 33/38mm [+ 25mm for the
adapters], rear element protrudes 6mm
A6000 and the lens.
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.
Closest focus is 1.3m from
edge of the lens.
was sold for Braun Paxette cameras. It surprised me a lot. Wide
open, at F 5.6,
it's a bit soft, but fully usable. At F 8 it's fine. At F 16 there is little or no
diffraction, which is much better
than other lenses, even at F22 it stays usable. Diffraction is a
problem of the APS-C sensor size,
lens (see comparison page).
astonishing, how short and light the lens is, even if you add the
adapters, just compare it to the 90mm Leitz. A nice tele lens for the
A6000. No use to test F 32 because of the diffraction problem
The M39 Paxette Mount is the same thread as ordinary M39 (Leica), but
a different flange focal distance. Please refer to the Paxette