Schneider 120mm f/5.6 Apo-Symmar L Lens

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Schneider 120mm f/5.6 Apo-Symmar L Lens


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Product Highlights

  • Professional-Quality Lens for 6x9
  • Standard Copal #0 Shutter
  • 75° Maximum Coverage
  • 189mm Maximum Image Circle
  • Uses 52mm Filters
  • 54mm Rear Barrel
  • Made in Germany
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The Schneider 120mm f/5.6 Apo-Symmar L Lens is a standard, all-purpose large format lens which gives the highest image reproduction quality possible in a broad range of applications. This lens is for use with 6x9 cameras as well as more limited use upon 4x5 cameras.

The 75° angle of coverage permits generous shifts on the 6x9 format, and even allows a bit of shift with 4x5. Despite the broad coverage, it is still small enough to permit its use upon smaller field cameras. In many cases, this lens will fit inside a field camera when the camera is folded away.

The 120mm Apo-Symmar L uses 52mm filters and weighs just 7.4 ounces. It is an ideal everyday lens for users of large format cameras designed around roll film.

Compact, extremely sharp slightly wide lens for the 6x9 and 4x5 formats
Increased coverage (to 75°) for the classic 6-element, 4-group optical design
Bright ideal working aperture range of f/11-22 for shorter exposures and sharper outdoor images
Weighs just 7.4 oz (210g) and small enough to fit within many field cameras
Maximum image circle of 189mm allows ±13mm of rise/fall/shift (in both vertical/horizontal composition) for 4x5 format and ±43mm for 6x9
Accepts 52mm filters
Standard-style Copal #0 shutter with calibrated aperture scale and maximum 1/500th speed
Focal Length 120 mm
Aperture Range f/5.6 - 64
Covering Power 75°
Optical Configuration Groups: 4 Elements: 6
Flange Focal Distance 116.3 mm
Flange Thread 32.5 mm x 0.5
Image Circle 189 mm @ f/22
Shutter Copal #0
Shutter Speeds 1 / 500 to 1 second B, T
Slip-On Cap Size Front: 534 mm
Filter Thread Front:52 mm
Overall Length 1.67" (42.4  mm)
Dimensions (DxL) Not Specified By Manufacturer
Weight 7.41 oz (210 g)
Packaging Info
Package Weight 0.62 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 4.95 x 4.9 x 4.75"
Schneider 120mm f/5.6 Apo-Symmar L Lens
  • Copal #0 Shutter
  • 54mm Push-On Front Cap
  • 54mm Push-On Rear Cap
  • Lifetime Warranty Against Manufacturer Defects

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    I would buy tnis product again

    By Lupillo

    from Jalisco, México

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    • Durable
    • Easily Interchangeable
    • Fast / accurate auto-focus
    • Strong Construction


      Best Uses

      • Indoors/Low Light
      • Night Photography
      • Weddings/Events

      Comments about Schneider 120mm f/5.6 Apo-Symmar L Lens:

      I use this lens for portrait photo, is an excelent lens.

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