Backfocus of a Schneider 240 tele xenar

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  1. patrickjames

    patrickjames Member

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    does anyone know the backfocus distance for a schneider tele xenar 240mm? Actually I would also like to know the same for a tele xenar 180. If anyone has any recommendations for a lens of a telephoto design in this focal range I am all ears.

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  2. David A. Goldfarb

    David A. Goldfarb Moderator Staff Member

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    Should be at www.schneideroptics.com. I think you need to find the link called "vintage lens data" under the "help" section.

    Tele-Artons usually have a bigger image circle and will be sharper over a larger range, but Tele-Xenars are usually more compact. What format are you shooting?
     
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    4x5 but with a limited draw
     
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    Unfortunately the shortest tele-xenar listed on their site is the 360mm f5.5 (luckily for me that's the one I have :smile: )

    -Mike
     
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