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Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 3.5/18 ZF Lens

Carl Zeiss added the Distagon T* 3.5/18 super wide-angle lens to its increasing DSLR portfolio.

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Carl Zeiss added the Distagon T* 3.5/18 super wide-angle lens to its increasing DSLR portfolio. The lens has a Field of view of 99° and is ideal for architectural, landscape and close-range photography. The rectilinear lens a floating lens element in the rear lens assembly and claims to use ZEISS ‘color matching technology’, which provides homogeneous color rendition across all focal lengths.

The Distagon T* 3.5/18 ZF for F-mount cameras is scheduled for delivery beginning July 2008  and the suggested list price is $1,450 and includes the standard lens shade. For more information about this new lens, please visit: www.zeiss.com/photo.

Technical Specifications

Focal length

    18 mm

Aperture range     f/3.5 – f/22 (1/ 2 stop intervals)

Number of elements / groups     13 /11

Focusing range     0.3 m (0.98 ft) – inf.

Angular field* (diag. / horiz. / vert.)     99 / 90 / 67 °

Coverage at close range     44 x 29 cm (1.7 x 1.1')

Image ratio at close range     1:12

Filter-thread     M 82 x 0.75

Camera mounts     ZF (F bayonet)

ZK (K bayonet)

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