Schneider 480mm f/8.4 Apo-Symmar L

Schneider 480mm f/8.4 Apo-Symmar L

Lens Summary

Brand: Schneider

Also Known As: Schneider 480mm f/8.4 L

Lens Type: Prime Lens

Format: Large Format

Focus: Manual Focus

Lens Mount: Large Format

Release Date: N/A

MSRP Price: $4220

Made in: Germany

Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: The Schneider 480mm f/8.4 Apo-Symmar L Lens is an all-purpose large format lens which gives the highest image reproduction quality possible in a broad range of applications. This lens is designed for use with 8x10 cameras as a telephoto lens, but can also be used upon the 11x14 ultra large format as a standard lens. This lens is enormous, with a 110mm rear barrel, and as such is designed primarily for use with larger view cameras as opposed to field cameras.

Schneider 480mm f/8.4 Apo-Symmar L Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypePrime Lens
Focal Length480mm
Mount TypeLarge Format
FormatLarge Format
Compatible Format(s)Large Format
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Image StabilizationNo
Aperture Information
Aperture RingYes
Maximim Aperturef/8.4
Minimum Aperturef/64
Maximum Angle of View (APS-C or smaller format)56°
Optical Information
Lens Elements6
Lens Groups4
Focus Information
FocusManual Focus
Built-in Focus MotorNo
Filter Information
Filter Size105mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingNo
Mount MaterialMetal
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack

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