Focal length: 45mm
Mount: M39 Paxette (see last paragraph)
Aperture: F 2.8 - F 16
Min focus distance: 1m
Length (from flange): 18/21mm [+ 25mm for the
adapters], rear element protrudes 9mm
A7 and the lens.
Sample pictures: ISO 320.
You may click
on the sample image (except closest focus) for full resolution. The
full resolution image opens in a new window, so you can keep it open
for comparison. Focus is on the
dish to the right of the big solar panel near the center of the photo.
Closest focus is 0.88m from
edge of the lens. Focus on
the program wheel of the camera.
was sold for Braun Paxette cameras. This is
the second version of the Steinheil 50mm, due to aluminium much lighter
than the first version. The pictures were taken on an extremely bright
morning, just when the moisture rose into the air. So there might be
less contrast than usual. Wide open
it's soft towards the edges. Stopped down it's fine. At F16 you can see
what it is
capable of. It's
an astonishing little lens, nice, seen it's price.
The M39 Paxette Mount is the same thread as ordinary M39 (Leica), but
a different flange focal distance. Please refer to the Paxette