Legendary 50mm f/1.8 HELIOS-77m-4 in excellent condition
MADE IN USSR!
Fantastic fast 50mm with extraordinary sharpness and swirly bokeh – a real eye opener for a photographer of any level!
This is m42 screw mount lens, great for photo & video on DSLR via adaptors(m42 to Nikon/Canon etc), mirrorless systems: Sony NEX, Olympus Pen, Panasonic G, Canon EOS M, Nikon 1, FujiFilm X-mount etc.
Regardless of whichever system camera system you own – this fast Russian 50mm lens will make rethink everything in your photography.
Helios-77 comparing to kit zoom lenses
Helios-77m-4 is a vintage soviet fast fixed focal length(prime) lens, in high demand nowadays for their fast aperture(f/1.8), 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-77m-4 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.
MC Helios-77m-4 is one of the most recent Helioses produced, with high optical resolution and color rendition is on par with modern lenses.
Producer: “Jupiter”, Valday, Russia
Focal length: 50mm
Mount: m42 screw mount
Number of aperture blades: 6
Minimal focus: 45cm
Elements In Group: 6 in 4
Filter size: 52mm
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
Also available “tilting” adapters for Micro 4/3, Fuji X and Sony NEX E and many others here
The lens s/n 91045075 is in excellent condition!
Lens barrel has nearly no signs of normal use/age.
Glass is clean and clear – has no fungus, no haze, no scratches!
Has some internal dust particles, but will not have any effect on photos.
Mechanics are very good, focus is smooth and uniform.
Aperture blades are free from oil.
Comes with rear and front lens caps.