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Horseman 38mm f/5.6 Super-Angulon XL Lens

B&H # HO3856SASW Mfr # 02-043260
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Product Highlights
  • Professional-Quality Lens for 6x9 & 6x12
  • Standard Copal #0 Shutter
  • Super Wide Angle View
  • 120° Maximum Coverage
  • 139mm Maximum Image Circle
  • Uses 72mm Filters
  • 60mm Rear Barrel
  • Made in Germany

The Schneider 38mm f/5.6 Super-Angulon XL Lens is a long-time professional's favorite for use as a super wide angle lens for the 6x9 and 6x12 formats. It provides an angle of view on 6x9 which is similar to a 16mm lens in the 35mm format, and is primarily used to capture the most expansive, tight interior scenes as well as buildings tightly surrounded by 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 38mm Super-Angulon XL's 120° angle of coverage permits some shifting on the 6x9 format, which is particularly beneficial when capturing a building from ground level. It uses 72mm EW filters, and for critical work with transparency film it is strongly recommended to use their dedicated #2a center filter.

Extremely sharp ultra wide lens for professional results in the 6x9 or 6x12 formats
Excellent correction of perspective distortion
Increased coverage to an extreme 120°
Bright maximum aperture to allow easier focusing
Allows ±22mm of rise/fall/shift (in both vertical/horizontal composition) for 6x9 format
Accepts 72mm 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
Focal Length 38 mm
Aperture Range f/5.6 - 32
Covering Power 120°
Optical Configuration Groups: 4 Elements: 8
Flange Focal Distance 52.1 mm
Flange Thread 32.5 mm x 0.5
Image Circle 139 mm @ f/22
Shutter Copal #0
Shutter Speeds 1 / 500 to 1 second B, T
Slip-On Cap Size Front: 75 mm
Filter Thread Front:72 mm
Overall Length 2.34" (59.5  mm)
Dimensions (DxL) Not Specified By Manufacturer
Weight 9.67 oz (274 g)
Horseman 38mm f/5.6 Super-Angulon XL Lens
  • Copal #0 Shutter
  • 75mm Push-On Front Cap
  • 60mm Push-On Rear Cap
  • Lifetime Warranty Against Manufacturer Defects
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