SL66 mount 50/4 Distagon

Discussion in 'Medium Format Cameras and Accessories' started by Mike Kovacs, May 14, 2006.

  1. Mike Kovacs

    Mike Kovacs Member

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    Has anyone had the opportunity to compare the 50/4 Distagon for Rollei SL66 mount to the Hassy mount lenses?

    Is it safe to say this lens is closer in pedigree to the older Hassy C lens than the CF/FLE? I just picked one up on ebay: Rollei HFT, the all black later style.

    Either way, I'm sure I won't be disappointed. It will be nice to finally have some wide angle capability in medium format.
     
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    No response here but I got one from Kornelius at Zeiss. For posterity:

    The Distagon 4/50 for SL 66 is the old type from the Hasselblad C era. By
    today's standards I consider it very good in the center, not impressive in
    the corners. But as far as I know there was no more recent type of Distagon
    50 for the SL 66.