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Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2) vs Minolta W.Rokkor-QE 35mm f4 SR C (1965)

Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2) Lens
Minolta W.Rokkor-QE 35mm f4 SR C (1965) Lens
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Image properties

Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)
Minolta W.Rokkor-QE 35mm f4 SR C (1965)Minolta W.Rokkor-QE 35mm f4 SR C (1965)
Max Format size
Full-frame
N/A
Focal length< 75< 35
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 W.Rokkor-QE 35mm f4 SR C (1965)Minolta W.Rokkor-QE 35mm f4 SR C (1965)
Aperture max1.54
Aperture min2222
Aperture ringyes
N/A
Number of diaphragm blades12
N/A
Aperture Lockyesno
Stop Down Lever
N/A
no
Light Value numbers
N/A
no

Focus

Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)
Minolta W.Rokkor-QE 35mm f4 SR C (1965)Minolta W.Rokkor-QE 35mm f4 SR C (1965)
Focus methodExtending front
N/A
Autofocusno
N/A
Full-time Manual focusingyes
N/A
Closest focusing distance0.80.4
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 W.Rokkor-QE 35mm f4 SR C (1965)Minolta W.Rokkor-QE 35mm f4 SR C (1965)
ConstructionFixed
N/A
Elements65
Groups44
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 W.Rokkor-QE 35mm f4 SR C (1965)Minolta W.Rokkor-QE 35mm f4 SR C (1965)
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 W.Rokkor-QE 35mm f4 SR C (1965)Minolta W.Rokkor-QE 35mm f4 SR C (1965)
Weight15.87 oz6.42 oz
Length2.99 in1.34 in
Filter size2.28 in2.05 in
Diameter
N/A
2.36 in

Pros & Cons

Pros
      Cons
        • f-stops will not appear in the viewfinder of cameras
        • deeply recessed that a lens hood is not needed
        • filter thread was dropped to a less convenient 52mm filter thread

        Often compared with Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75mm F1.5 (version 2)