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Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1) vs Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)

Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1) Lens
Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2) Lens
Available colors
User rating
23
4.2 out of 5
23 user ratings
5 stars
47 %
4 stars
34 %
3 stars
13 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
4 %
24
4.2 out of 5
24 user ratings
5 stars
45 %
4 stars
25 %
3 stars
29 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %

Full Comparison

General

Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1)Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1)
Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)
Lens typeTelephotoTelephoto
Lens mount
  • M42
  • EXA
  • M42
  • EXA

Image properties

Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1)Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1)
Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)
Focal length< 75< 75
Image stabilisationnono
Max Format size
N/A
Full-frame
Focal Length 35mm Equivalent
N/A
< 75

Aperture

Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1)Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1)
Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)
Aperture max1.51.5
Aperture min2222
Aperture ringyesyes
Number of diaphragm blades1812
Aperture Locknoyes

Focus

Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1)Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1)
Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)
Focus methodExtending frontExtending front
Autofocusnono
Full-time Manual focusingyesyes
Closest focusing distance0.80.8
Distance scaleyesyes
Depth of field (DoF) scaleyesyes
Focus distance limiternono

Optics

Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1)Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1)
Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)
ConstructionFixedFixed
Elements66
Groups44
Special elements / coatingsOptionalOptional

Design

Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1)Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1)
Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)
Colour of productChromeChrome
Body materialsSteelAluminium
Tripod collarnono
Hood suppliednono
Filter Rear Slotnono
Filter Built Innono
Filter threadyesyes
Sealingnono

Dimensions

Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1)Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1)
Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)
Weight22.93 oz15.87 oz
Length2.99 in2.99 in
Filter size2.17 in2.28 in

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