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Schneider 58mm f/5.6 Super-Angulon XL Lens

Schneider 58mm f/5.6 Super-Angulon XL Lens

Schneider 58mm f/5.6 Super-Angulon XL Lens

B&H # SC5856SAXLC MFR # 02-016819
Schneider 58mm f/5.6 Super-Angulon XL Lens

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Product Highlights

  • Professional-Quality Lens for 6x9 & 4x5
  • Standard Copal #0 Shutter
  • Super Wide Angle View
  • 110° Maximum Coverage
  • 166mm Maximum Image Circle
  • Uses 67mm Filters
  • 60mm Rear Barrel
  • Made in Germany
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The Schneider 58mm f/5.6 Super-Angulon XL Lens is a long-time professional's favorite for use as a super wide angle lens for the 4x5 format. It provides an angle of view on 4x5 which is similar to a 16mm lens in the 35mm format, and is primarily used to capture expansive interiors or buildings which are tightly surrounded with other structures. The Super-Angulon XL lenses have extremely high correction of distortion, which is critical in architectural photography. Beyond the coverage, the lens' large f/5.6 maximum aperture helps to ease the difficulty of focusing the camera in poor light.

The 58mm Super-Angulon XL's 110° angle of coverage permits some shifting on the 4x5 format, which is particularly beneficial when capturing a building from ground level. It uses 67mm EW filters, and for critical work with transparency film it is strongly recommended to use their dedicated #3b center filter.

Extremely sharp ultra wide lens for professional results in the 4x5 format
Excellent correction of perspective distortion
Increased coverage to an extreme 110°
Bright maximum aperture to allow easier focusing
Allows ±8mm of rise/fall/shift (in both vertical/horizontal composition) for 4x5 format
Accepts 67mm EW filters
Optional center filter for critical correction of light falloff when working with transparency films
Standard-style Copal #0 shutter with calibrated aperture scale and maximum 1/500th speed
In the Box
Schneider 58mm f/5.6 Super-Angulon XL Lens
  • Copal #0 Shutter
  • 70mm Push-On Front Cap
  • 60mm Push-On Rear Cap
  • Lifetime Warranty Against Manufacturer Defects
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    Specifications
    Focal Length 58 mm
    Aperture Range f/5.6 - 32
    Covering Power 110°
    Optical Configuration Groups: 4 Elements: 8
    Flange Focal Distance 70 mm
    Flange Thread 32.5 mm x 0.5
    Image Circle 166 mm @ f/22
    Shutter Copal #0
    Shutter Speeds 1 / 500 to 1 second B, T
    Slip-On Cap Size Front: 70 mm
    Filter Thread Front:67 mm
    Overall Length 2.58" (65.5  mm)
    Dimensions (DxL) Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Weight 11.64 oz (330 g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.02 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.1 x 5.0 x 5.0"

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