JUPITER-8 50mm f/2.0 lens in Leica Thread Mount(m39, LTM)
MADE IN USSR!
A copy of the prewar Zeiss Sonnar 50mm f2, this classic fast soviet lens is successfully used on various Leica Mount rangefinder cameras, as well as modern mirrorless systems: Sony NEX, Olympus Pen, Panasonic G, Canon EOS M, Nikon 1, FujiFilm XE-1 etc.
Jupiter-8 has click-less step-less aperture operation with 9 aperture blades – great for video.
Originally produced for m39 Leica thread mount rangefinders, nowadays successfully used via adapters on mirrorless cameras like Sony NEX, Olympus Pen, Panasonic G, Canon EOS M, Nikon 1, FujiFilm X-mount etc.
Jupiter-8 50mm f/2.0 lens comparing to kit zoom lenses
Jupiter-8 is vintage soviet fast fixed focal length(prime) lens, 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 distinct bokeh courtesy of Carl Zeiss Sonnar formula in use; for their ability to be mounted on various camera systems via affordable and easily available adapters.
Focal length – 50mm
Construction – 6 elements in 3 groups
Angle of view – 45°
Distance scale – 1m – infinity
Diaphragm – f/2 – f/22
Aperture blades – 9
Filter size – 40.5mm thread
Mount – m39(LTM)
30/14 line per mm optical resolution
This Jupiter-8 is m39 LTM mount lens, adapters will be required to use this lens on modern cameras:
Note: This rangefinder lens will not work on (D)SLR cameras due to different flange distance, m42 lenses are recommended instead for Nikons, Canons, Pentax etc.
The lens s/n 8413606 is in good overall condition.
ATTENTION: lens focuses beyond infinity on the distance scale – it cannot be used on film rangefinder cameras. On cameras where one focus optically it is not an issue though – sold as is for use on digital mirrorless cameras!
Lens barrel has nearly no visible signs of normal use/age.
Glass is clean and clear – has no fungus, no haze, no scratches!
Few light wipe marks / 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 complete with rear cap only.
(FOR USE ON CAMERAS WITH OPTICAL FOCUS ONLY)
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