Jupiter 8M 2/52 Russian Contax RF bayonet lens

Jupiter 8M 2/52 Russian Contax RF bayonet lens
  • Jupiter 8M 2/52 Russian Contax RF bayonet lens
  • Jupiter 8M 2/52 Russian Contax RF bayonet lens
Product description

Jupiter-8M 2/52 - Lens with a bayonet connection. Produced at the Kiev factory "Arsenal" for rangefinder cameras of the box type of Kiev. Universal normal speed lens is provided...

 

 

Helios-103 1,8/53 lens history

 

Lens with a bayonet connection. Produced at the Kiev factory "Arsenal" for rangefinder cameras of the box type of Kiev. Universal normal speed lens is provided with iris diaphragm. Iris: dual-ring. Coated optics. The lens is "Carl Zeiss Sonnar 1:2 / 5 cm" for Contax cameras were designed in the early 1930s, Ludwig Berthelot (Ludwig Bertele). Documentation for many German lenses (which included, among others, and Sonnar 2 / 5 cm), together with the technology, materials and equipment for their production have been obtained in the Soviet Union by way of reparations. At the beginning of production at KMZ and labeled - "ZK" - "Zonnar Krasnogorsk." The lens largely been eliminated chromatic and spherical aberration and curvature of image field. Issue ZK 2 / 50 (later received the name of the Jupiter-8) at KMZ began with the release of the camera "Zorki". Jupiter-8 lens Krasnogorsk production with thread also equipped with cameras, "Leningrad," which produced in 1956 - 1966 State Optical-Mechanical Plant in Leningrad (GOMZ, since 1962 - as part of LOOMP, then, since 1965 - LOMO). Bayonet version (Kiev-mount Kontaks) - rangefinder camera production Kiev factory "Arsenal".

 
 

Jupiter-8M 2/52 lens description

 

  • Mount - Bayonet (for Contax RF, Kiev 2,3,4 cameras, Nikon S)
  • Angle of view - 45°
  • Focal Length - 52 mm (52,4 mm)
  • Relative aperture - 1:2
  • Frame size - 24x36 mm,
  • Number of lenses / groups - 6 / 3
  • Working distance - 34.85 mm
  • The limits of aperture scale - 1:2 - 1:22
  • Closest focusing distance - 1 m
  • Resolution (center / edge) - 32 / 18 lines / mm