Zeiss Planar 1,4/50 T* for Contax/Yashica
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The first planar lens was patented by Zeiss in 1896. Lenses of this basic pattern, also known as Gauss or double Gauss lenses, are still used in large numbers today.
The Zeiss Planar 1.4/50 T* for the Contax/Yashica bayonet came on the market in 1974 and was sold until about 1984. According to the Zeiss data sheet, the lens has an actual focal length of 51.8mm.
T* in the lens name stands for the Zeiss T* multi-coating of the lenses to reduce reflections.
Technical data Carl Zeiss Zeiss Planar 1.4/50 T*:
Optical Construction: 7 elements, 6 groups
Aperture: 1.4 to 16, 6 blades
Closest Focusing Distance: 0.45 m
Angle of View: 47 degrees
Bayonet: CY (Contax/Yashica mount)
Filter Diameter: 55 mm
Weight: approx. 290 g
Camera: Sony A7 III (24 Megapixel)