Focal length: 45mm
Mount: M39 Paxette (see last paragraph)
Aperture: F 2.8 - F 16
Min focus distance: 0.95m
Length (from flange): 21/24mm [+ 25mm for the
A7 and the lens.
Sample pictures: ISO 320.
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 0.80m from
edge of the lens. Focus on
the program wheel of the camera.
was sold for Braun Paxette cameras as a later standard lens. This is
the second version of the Staeble Kata, slightly bigger and heavier;
obviously a completely different lens design, as it has no
protruding back lens. Wide open
it's a bit soft. Stopped down it's fine. At F16 you can see what it is
capable of. It's
astonishing, how short and light it is, even if you add the adapters. A
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