MC Helios-44m-7 58mm f/2.0, vintage prime lens – top of the Helios line!
MADE IN USSR!
Standard fast 58mm f/2 lens for Zenit SLR, can also be used on for photo & video o modern digital cameras via adaptors: Canon, Nikon, Sony NEX, Olympus Pen, Panasonic G, Canon EOS M, Nikon 1, FujiFilm X-mount etc.
This is the sharpest lens of all Helios-44 line – slightly swirly bokeh makes another reason to own this glass!
Helios-44 series of lenses comparing to kit zoom lenses
Helios-44 is a vintage soviet line of fast fixed focal length(prime) lenses, in high demand nowadays for their fast aperture(f/2), which opens up a world of possibilities for photographer – selective focusing, low light photography, great portraits with vintage feel and beautiful bokeh courtesy of Carl Zeiss Biotar formula in use; for their ability to be mounted on various camera systems via affordable and easily available adapters.
The H-44m-7 is multicoated(MC) lens and is appreciated most of all for it’s high resolving power and contrast – it is the sharp and contrasty even wide open.
Helios-44m-7 is the last one in the Helios-44m line up and “7” signifies the highest rating received on the factory quality control during inspection, with resolution of 50 lines/mm in the center and 30 lines/mm on the edges.
52mm filter thread
6 diaphragm blades
F/2-16 max-min preset aperture
50cm minimum focusing distance
6 lenses in 4 groups
270g of weight
50/30 lines per mm optical resolution
Adapters will be required to use this lens on modern cameras:
NEX adapter – for Sony NEX E mount cameras
Fuji X adapter – for FujiFilm X-mount cameras
Micro 4/3 adapter – for Panasonic G, Olympus Pen etc
EOS M adapter – for Canon mirrorless cameras
Nikon simple adapter & infinity adapter – on Nikon (D)SLR
Canon EOS adapter – for Canon (D)SLRs
P-K adapter(or infinity) – on Pentax K-mount cameras
The lens s/n 94143927 is in very good to excellent condition!
Lens barrel has nearly no visible signs of use/age.
Glass is clean and clear – has no fungus, no haze.
Few micro scratches from wiping / few internal dust particles may be present, but will not have any effect on photos.
Mechanics are excellent – focus is smooth and uniform.
Aperture blades are free from oil.
Comes with both lens caps.
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