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Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2) vs Minolta Auto Rokkor-PF 55mm f2 SR (1959)

Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2) Lens
Minolta Auto Rokkor-PF 55mm f2 SR (1959) Lens
User rating
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4.1 out of 5
31 user ratings
5 stars
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4 stars
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3 stars
25 %
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3.7 out of 5
3 user ratings
5 stars
66 %
4 stars
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3 stars
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1 stars
33 %

Full Comparison

Image properties

Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)
Minolta Auto Rokkor-PF 55mm f2 SR (1959)Minolta Auto Rokkor-PF 55mm f2 SR (1959)
Max Format size
Full-frame
N/A
Focal length< 75< 55
Focal Length 35mm Equivalent< 75
N/A
Image stabilisationno
N/A

Aperture

Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)
Minolta Auto Rokkor-PF 55mm f2 SR (1959)Minolta Auto Rokkor-PF 55mm f2 SR (1959)
Aperture max1.52
Aperture min2222
Aperture ringyes
N/A
Number of diaphragm blades12
N/A
Aperture Lockyesyes
Stop Down Lever
N/A
no
Light Value numbers
N/A
yes

Focus

Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)
Minolta Auto Rokkor-PF 55mm f2 SR (1959)Minolta Auto Rokkor-PF 55mm f2 SR (1959)
Focus methodExtending front
N/A
Autofocusno
N/A
Full-time Manual focusingyes
N/A
Closest focusing distance0.80.5
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 2)Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)
Minolta Auto Rokkor-PF 55mm f2 SR (1959)Minolta Auto Rokkor-PF 55mm f2 SR (1959)
ConstructionFixed
N/A
Elements66
Groups45
Special elements / coatingsOptional
N/A

Design

Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)
Minolta Auto Rokkor-PF 55mm f2 SR (1959)Minolta Auto Rokkor-PF 55mm f2 SR (1959)
Colour of productChrome
N/A
Body materialsAluminium
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 2)Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)
Minolta Auto Rokkor-PF 55mm f2 SR (1959)Minolta Auto Rokkor-PF 55mm f2 SR (1959)
Weight15.87 oz9.17 oz
Length2.99 in1.65 in
Filter size2.28 in2.17 in
Diameter
N/A
2.44 in

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