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Hoya 55mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter

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Hoya 55mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter

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The Hoya 55mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter is a wise initial investment. It helps protect your valuable investment from dust, moisture and scratches, which can lead to costly repairs.

Hoya's high transmission Super-Multi-Coating minimizes reflection at the filter surfaces which reduces flare and ghosting.

This outstanding filter offers revolutionary performance in light transmission and color balance. 12 layers of Super Multicoating are applied to the surfaces of the Skylight 1B and UV(0) models, which produces an average transmission of 99.7%.

Coupled with maximum surface precision, this allows increased resistance to flare and stunning images can be recorded at wide apertures without compromising the performance of your lenses.

If desired it can be left on the lens at all times for protection
Haze filters provide additional benefits of correction for Ultraviolet(UV) light which can register on film and videotape as a bluish cast and can obscure distant details
Ultraviolet filters allow you to correct for the UV effect to varying degrees
Type UV(0) (ultraviolet)
Size 55mm x 5mm thick
Grade UV(0)
Filter Factor Not Applicable
Multi-Coated Super Multi-Coated (12 layers)
Rotating Not Applicable
Effect Reduces excessive blue; Cuts through haze and can improve image clarity; Protects front element of lens
Application Helpful when photographing mountain and marine scenes, where increased haze threatens to make your photographs indistinct in color and clarity
Color Temperature Not Applicable
Construction Glass
Front Filter Thread Size 55mm
Front Lens Cap Size 55mm
Packaging Info
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 2.8 x 3.5 x 0.5"
Hoya 55mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter
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    Hoya55mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter
     
    5.0

    (based on 7 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (7)

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Clear optics (6)
    • Firm mount (5)
    • Easy to use (3)

    Cons

    No Cons

    Best Uses

    • Lens protection (7)
    • UV protection (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (5)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (3)

    Reviewed by 7 customers

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    5.0

    Very good filter

    By Oze

    from San Jose, CA

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Clear Optics
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Lens Protection

      Comments about Hoya 55mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter:

      Always like filters from Hoya. This multi-coated filter can be cleaned easily with the eclipse cleaner and PEC-Pad too.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Great Filter for Basic Purposes

      By Mr. Adams, Esq.

      from Heartland of America

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Clear Optics
      • Firm Mount

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Filter Protection
        • Lens Protection

        Comments about Hoya 55mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter:

        This is a great filter for basic UV/protection; it is DEFINITELY worth the few extra dollars for the Multi-Coating, really makes a difference!

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        • No

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        5.0

        Must have accessory

        By Antionos

        from Seattle, WA

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Firm Mount

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Color Correction
          • Lens Protection
          • UV Protection

          Comments about Hoya 55mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter:

          Lens protection with great UV filtering effect.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          great filter

          By Mark

          from Denver, CO

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Clear Optics
          • Easy To Use
          • Firm Mount

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Lens Protection

            Comments about Hoya 55mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter:

            Does everything it's supposed to, and the images look excellent.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            What you see is what you get

            By Billy Goat

            from Philadelphia PA

            About Me Casual Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Clear Optics
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Lens Protection
              • UV Protection

              Comments about Hoya 55mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter:

              Great well constructed protection and excellent clarity

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Best choice

              By oldtimingman

              from Colorado

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Clear Optics
              • Firm Mount

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Lens Protection

                Comments about Hoya 55mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter:

                If you need a filter, need the best. There's a reason multi-coats cost more.

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                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Works just fine

                By joetphotography

                from Palm Beach Gardens, FL

                About Me Professional

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Clear Optics
                • Consistent Effect
                • Firm Mount
                • Strong Construction

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Lens Protection
                  • UV Protection

                  Comments about Hoya 55mm Ultraviolet UV(0) Super Multi-Coated (S-HMC) Glass Haze Filter:

                  Using this for my 50mm macro lens. Works as you would expect and at a good price.

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