40mm f/2 Skopar SL-II

  • FX coverage
  • AI-S plus chipped for modern Nikons
  • Manual focus only
  • 6 elements in 5 groups, two aspherical elements
  • 9-blade aperture diaphragm
  • smallest aperture is f/22
  • 52mm filter ring
  • 16" (.38m) minimum focus, 10" (.25m) with close up lens (max magnification 1:4)
  • 1 x 2.5" (24.5mm x 63mm) long, diameter
  • 7 ounces (200g) weight
  • included lens hood, close up lens
  • US$450

Thom's Mini Review: Another real gem of a lens. Comes with a close-up accessory and unique, small lens hood. Optically an excellent performer, and again, this lens is easy to fit into your bag for those special occasions. Well made, compact, excellent optical quality, plus useful included accessories are hard to find in a sub US$500 lens. Makes an adequate loose portrait lens for DX, by the way. Recommended

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