Schneider 400mm f/5.6 Apo-Tele-Xenar

Schneider 400mm f/5.6 Apo-Tele-XenarSchneider 400mm f/5.6 Apo-Tele-Xenar

Lens Summary

Brand: Schneider

Also Known As: Schneider 400mm f/5.6

Lens Type: Prime Lens

Format: Large Format

Focus: Manual Focus

Lens Mount: Large Format

Release Date: N/A

MSRP Price: $2383

Made in: Germany

Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: The Schneider 400mm f/5.6 Apo-Tele-Xenar Lens is a telephoto specialist for the 4x5 format, made with the needs of field cameras in mind. While it has great image quality as any Schneider would, it is the physical elements of this lens that are particularly special. It only needs 285mm of bellows draw at infinity to achieve its impressive 400mm focal length that can truly create some stunning images, and it has a compact 60mm rear barrel so that it easily fits into the use of many 4x5 system cameras. While the Apo-Tele-Xenar is designed primarily for brilliant, detailed studies of distant scenes, it is also a practical lens for portraiture.


Schneider 400mm f/5.6 Apo-Tele-Xenar Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypePrime Lens
Focal Length400mm
Mount TypeLarge Format
FormatLarge Format
Compatible Format(s)Large Format
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Image StabilizationNo
Aperture Information
Aperture RingYes
Maximum Aperturef/5.6
Minimum Aperturef/64
Optical Information
Lens Elements5
Lens Groups4
Nano CoatingNo
Anti-Reflective CoatingNo
Focus Information
FocusManual Focus
Built-in Focus MotorNo
Silent Wave / UltraSonic MotorNo
Filter Information
Filter Size82mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingNo
Mount MaterialMetal
Tripod CollarNo
Weight0.91kg
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack

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