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Cosina unveils a $600 Voigtlander 28mm F2.8 Aspherical lens for Nikon F mount camera systems

Cosina has introduced the discharge of its Voigtlander Color-Skopar 28mm F2.8 SL II S Aspherical lens for Nikon F-mount camera systems.

The lens, which is absolutely handbook and built fully of steel and glass, is composed of 7 components in six teams, together with a double-sided aspherical part. Cosina says the lens was once designed ‘with nostalgia and capability’ in thoughts as a tribute to lenses launched within the mid-to-late Sixties.

The all-metal helicoid focusing unit throughout the lens allows a quick minimal focusing distance of simply 15cm (6“). Cosina has additionally incorporated a build-in chip and an Ai coupler to make sure it really works with just about any Nikon camera you place it on.

Other options come with a nine-blade aperture diaphragm, a 52mm entrance clear out thread, and an aperture vary of F2.8 via F22. The lens measures 66.3mm (2.6″) in diameter, 32.8mm (1.3″) lengthy and weighs 255g (9oz).

Below is a pattern gallery of pictures, equipped through Cosina:

The lens is available in two variations: one with a silver entrance clear out ring and one with a black entrance clear out ring. As Cosina notes, the silver rings are nicknamed Sakishiro (‘shiro’ way white in Japanese) whilst the black-ringed lenses are nicknamed Sakijiro (‘jiro’ is black in Japanese) through creditors.

The Voigtlander Color-Skopar 28mm F2.8 SL II S Aspherical lens for Nikon F-mount camera systems is predicted to be launched in October within the Japanese area for 65,000 yen (~$600). A steel lens hood can be bought for 5,000 yen (~$45). No point out was once made relating to pricing and availability somewhere else all over the world.

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