🇺🇦 Excellent Jupiter-9 85mm f/2.0 lens in m39 ZTM mount, s/n 6500833, from 1965!

$294.95

Soviet copy of pre-war Carl Zeiss Sonnar 85mm f/2

15 blades or aperture fast aperture of f/2.0

MADE IN USSR!

Ships from 🇺🇦 Ukraine with tracking number usually within the same business day

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JUPITER-9 85mm f/2 portrait lens w/Sonnar style bokeh

MADE IN USSR!

 

Soviet  clone of German CARL ZEISS SONNAR 2/85, with its distinct bokeh, smooth step-less aperture control with 15 blades.

Jupiter-9, quite compact and fast portrait lens in m42 mount(Zenit, Pentax, Practika etc) – will work on modern DSLRs as well as mirrorless systems: Sony NEX, Olympus Pen, Panasonic G, Canon EOS M, Nikon 1, FujiFilm XE-1 etc.

 

Aperture stops are set continuously, without clicks, which is great for videographers.

The 15 curved blades form round opening throughout the whole range, resulting in smooth pleasing bokeh(out of focus part of image).

The m39 ZTM are lenses for early Zenit SLR cameras – flange distance is slightly different from the later adopted commonly known m42 standard.

As a result this lens will not quite reach infinity focus when used on m42 cameras or via m42 adapters – but this is only noticeable on open apertures.  When stopped down to f/11-16 the increased depth of field covers the whole range, including infinity focus!

Of course using this wonderful vintage lens shooting landscapes would be a misuse. When used for portraits one would not feel this limitation.

Jupiter-9 85mm f/2.0 lens comparing to kit zoom lenses

Jupiter-9 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.

15 curved blades of aperture is more then usual zoom lens will have, providing nearly round opening at all aperture settings.

 

Mount: m39 Zenit Thread Mount(not LTM!)
Focal length: 85mm
Aperture range: 2.0-16
Aperture blades: 15
Close focus: 0.80m
Lenses/groups: 7/3
Weight: 400g
30/18 line per mm optical resolution
(center/edges)

 

This early Jupiter-9 is m39 ZTM screw mount lens, adapters will be required to use this lens on modern cameras.

The m39 ZTM lenses are lenses for early Zenit SLR cameras – flange distance is slightly different from the later adopted common m42 standard.
As a result this lens will not quite reach infinity focus(noticable on open apertures), but when stopped down the increase depth of field covers the infinity focus.

We include m39 to m42 step up ring to enable usage of the lens with modern m42 adapters:

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 4/3Fuji X and Sony NEX E and many others here

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The lens s/n Jupiter-9 6500833 is in excellent condition!

Lens barrel has very few visible signs of normal use/age. The barrel still has most of the varnish inctact.

Glass is clean and clear – has no fungus, no haze, no scratches!

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 both rear & front lens caps in it’s cylinder case.

Optics:
★★★★

Mechanics:
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Appearance:
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Overall:
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This product ships from 🇺🇦Ukraine with tracking number usually within the same business day!

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