Zeiss 55mm F1.4 Distagon T* Otus ZE Specifications

 

Compatibility:
analog/digital

Diagonal Angle of View:
43.7°

Maximum Magnification:
1:6.8

Minimum Aperture:
F16

Number of Aperture Blades:
9

Iris Pattern:
polygonal

Minimum Distance:
50cm (with a minimum working distance of 33cm)

Filter Thread:
77mm

Maximum Diameter:
92.4mm

Length:
144mm with caps, 127.3mm without

Weight:
1030g

Focus Type:
rear focusing, manual focus only

Full Focus Throw:
248° (240° tested by PopPhoto)

E-TTL II (Distance Information): supported

Lens Hood:
bayonet mounted, round, included

Produced:
2013 by Cosina

Tests:
DxO Labs; Diglloyd; SLRgear; The Digital Picture; Popular Photography 03/2014

PopPhoto Measurements:
54.48mm F1.47 at 1:6.34

 

Additional Information:
Otus lenses are "[...] uncompromising in every respect. [...] Compared to the Milvus lenses and all other current lenses, they display no color fringes, flare or ghosting and deliver images with maximum contrast over the entire image field." (Zeiss Lenspire Team)
The lens is also available as ZF.2 version.
Zeiss offers Lens Gear rings for the Milvus and Otus lens lines to support Mod. 0.8 gear follow focus units. They are made of aluminum and delivered with so-called GumGum rubber bands to protect the lenses' focus rings against scratches. Mounting does without tools. Available is a choice of 4 sizes - Mini with an inner diameter of 62 - 69mm (60 - 67mm with GumGum), Small for a diameter of 71 - 77mm (69 - 75mm with GumGum), Medium for a diameter of 78 - 84mm (76 - 82mm with GumGum) and Large for a diameter of 86 - 93mm (84 - 91mm with GumGum). The Otus 1.4/55 requires the Medium version.


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