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Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1) vs Minolta Auto Zoom Rokkor 50-100mm f3.5 SR (1964)

Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1) Lens
Minolta Auto Zoom Rokkor 50-100mm f3.5 SR (1964) Lens
User rating
30
4.2 out of 5
30 user ratings
5 stars
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4 stars
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3 stars
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2 stars
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1 stars
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Full Comparison

Image properties

Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1)Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1)
Minolta Auto Zoom Rokkor 50-100mm f3.5 SR (1964)Minolta Auto Zoom Rokkor 50-100mm f3.5 SR (1964)
Focal length< 7550 - 100
Image stabilisationno
N/A

Aperture

Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1)Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1)
Minolta Auto Zoom Rokkor 50-100mm f3.5 SR (1964)Minolta Auto Zoom Rokkor 50-100mm f3.5 SR (1964)
Aperture max1.53.5
Aperture min2222
Aperture ringyes
N/A
Number of diaphragm blades18
N/A
Aperture Locknono
Stop Down Lever
N/A
yes
Light Value numbers
N/A
no

Focus

Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1)Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1)
Minolta Auto Zoom Rokkor 50-100mm f3.5 SR (1964)Minolta Auto Zoom Rokkor 50-100mm f3.5 SR (1964)
Focus methodExtending front
N/A
Autofocusno
N/A
Full-time Manual focusingyes
N/A
Closest focusing distance0.82
Distance scaleyes
N/A
Depth of field (DoF) scaleyes
N/A
Focus distance limiterno
N/A

Optics

Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1)Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1)
Minolta Auto Zoom Rokkor 50-100mm f3.5 SR (1964)Minolta Auto Zoom Rokkor 50-100mm f3.5 SR (1964)
ConstructionFixed
N/A
Elements615
Groups49
Special elements / coatingsOptional
N/A

Design

Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1)Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1)
Minolta Auto Zoom Rokkor 50-100mm f3.5 SR (1964)Minolta Auto Zoom Rokkor 50-100mm f3.5 SR (1964)
Colour of productChrome
N/A
Body materialsSteel
N/A
Tripod collarno
N/A
Hood suppliedno
N/A
Filter Rear Slotnono
Filter Built Innono
Filter threadyes
N/A
Sealingno
N/A

Dimensions

Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1)Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1)
Minolta Auto Zoom Rokkor 50-100mm f3.5 SR (1964)Minolta Auto Zoom Rokkor 50-100mm f3.5 SR (1964)
Weight22.93 oz29.63 oz
Length2.99 in4.96 in
Filter size2.17 in3.03 in
Diameter
N/A
3.23 in

Pros & Cons

Pros
    • bokeh is nice as well
    Cons
      • Looks soft at all apertures but really poor wide open
      • Colors look washed out; and soft
      • Does anyone has information on this lens
      • The Fuchsia is a little more saturated in this light

      Often compared with Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 1)