Schneider 80mm f/5.6 Makro-Symmar HM

Schneider 80mm f/5.6 Makro-Symmar HM

Lens Summary

Brand: Schneider

Also Known As: Schneider 80mm f/5.6 HM

Lens Type: Prime Lens

Format: Large Format

Focus: Manual Focus

Lens Mount: Large Format

Release Date: N/A

MSRP Price: $1374

Made in: Germany

Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: The Schneider 80mm f/5.6 Makro-Symmar HM Lens is a large format lens specifically designed for macro use, primarily for the 6x9 format. It can also be used upon smaller cameras, and even upon 4x5 cameras at reproduction ratios of 1:1 to 4:1. Within its recommended 1:4 to 4:1 reproduction ratio range, the Makro-Symmar HM produces images with superior resolution, contrast, and color correction. The difference versus a common-use large format lens is stunning. It is an apochromatic design, and incorporates costly ULD (Ultra-Low Dispersion) glass elements for the highest possible quality. The Makro-Symmar HM is meant to be used at larger apertures to limit the degradation of image quality caused by diffraction.

Schneider 80mm f/5.6 Makro-Symmar HM Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypePrime Lens
Focal Length80mm
Mount TypeLarge Format
FormatLarge Format
Compatible Format(s)Large Format
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Image StabilizationNo
Aperture Information
Aperture RingYes
Maximim Aperturef/5.6
Minimum Aperturef/32
Optical Information
Lens Elements8
Lens Groups4
Focus Information
FocusManual Focus
Built-in Focus MotorNo
Filter Information
Filter Size40.5mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingNo
Mount MaterialMetal
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack

Reader Interactions

User Reviews

  1. JuanPC
    March 31, 2016 at 10:15 am

    There is a version without Copal shutter, instead has a manual iris ring…
    For enlargers & factories CCD camera quality control or something.

  2. JuanPC
    March 31, 2016 at 10:12 am

    The lens has coating, very strong metallic purple.

  3. JuanPC
    March 31, 2016 at 10:10 am

    can be Used in 35mm with a bunch of ring adapters and helicoid m42 mounts.
    Set to infinite, is sharper than most fixed lens 6x6cm cameras… Using the same film brand/model.
    M32,5×0,5 – M42x1 rafcamera

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