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Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 Lens (Leica M, Black)

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Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 Lens (Leica M, Black)
Key Features
  • Full Frame Format | f/0.95 to f/16
  • Ultra-Fast Wide Aperture Lens
  • Manual Focus Design, Rangefinder Coupled
  • Manual Aperture Ring
Aptly named, the black Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95, from Mitakon Zhongyi, is an extra fast normal-length prime lens for Leica M-mount rangefinder cameras. The bright f/0.95 design greatly benefits working in low-light conditions and also offers increased control over depth of field for producing characteristic selective focusing imagery. The optical design includes one extra-low dispersion element, which suppresses color fringing and chromatic aberrations for high clarity and color accuracy. The lens supports rangefinder coupling and its manual focus design permits working with subjects as close as 3.3' away. Also, a nine-blade diaphragm contributes to a smooth bokeh quality.
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Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 for L... Overview

Aptly named, the black Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95, from Mitakon Zhongyi, is an extra fast normal-length prime lens for Leica M-mount rangefinder cameras. The bright f/0.95 design greatly benefits working in low-light conditions and also offers increased control over depth of field for producing characteristic selective focusing imagery. The optical design includes one extra-low dispersion element, which suppresses color fringing and chromatic aberrations for high clarity and color accuracy. The lens supports rangefinder coupling and its manual focus design permits working with subjects as close as 3.3' away. Also, a nine-blade diaphragm contributes to a smooth bokeh quality.

Normal-length prime is well-suited to everyday shooting with subjects including portraiture, street, landscape, and reportage.
Impressively bright f/0.95 maximum aperture offers great control over depth of field, for isolating subject matter using selective focus, and also benefits working in difficult lighting conditions.
One extra-low dispersion element reduces color fringing and chromatic aberrations in order to realize high clarity and accurate color rendering.
Manual focus design permits smooth, refined control along with a minimum focusing distance of 3.3'. This lens also supports rangefinder-coupled focusing for greater accuracy and focus confirmation using the camera's viewfinder.
A nine-blade diaphragm contributes to a smooth and pleasing bokeh quality.
UPC: 686259259378

Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 for L... Specs

Key Specs
Focal Length
50mm
Maximum Aperture
f/0.95
Lens Mount
Leica M
Focus Type
Manual Focus
Filter Size
67 mm (Front)
Maximum Aperture
f/0.95
Minimum Aperture
f/16
Lens Mount
Leica M
Angle of View
46.7°
Minimum Focus Distance
3.3' / 1 m
Maximum Magnification
0.05x
Optical Design
11 Elements in 8 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
9
Focus Type
Manual Focus
Filter Size
67 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
3 x 3.5" / 75 x 88 mm
Weight
1.5 lb / 700 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
2.17 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
5.4 x 4.4 x 3.8"

Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 for L... Reviews

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Is this compatible with megadap adapter?

Is this compatible with megadap adapter?
Asked by: Eshan
Yes this would be compatible and work with a Megadap adapter such as this: https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1604791-REG/venus_optics_mtz11_megadap_leica_m_lens.html
Answered by: Zachariah
Date published: 2021-03-14

Wondering if this will fit on a Red Epic-M with a ...

Wondering if this will fit on a Red Epic-M with a Leica Mount. This is a camera with a non-exchangeable OLPF so I won’t be able to use a Leica OLPF.
Asked by: Tanner
It has a Leica mount. It is a 50mm so it does not have a protruding rear element. Therefore if should fit. This is a test situation since there are no reports of its use because it is not yet available form B&H.
Answered by: Dennis A
Date published: 2021-01-21

Is this compatible with megadap autofocus adapter ...

Is this compatible with megadap autofocus adapter ?
Asked by: Eshan
Yes this would be compatible and work with a Megadap adapter such as this: https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1604791-REG/venus_optics_mtz11_megadap_leica_m_lens.html
Answered by: Zachariah
Date published: 2021-03-14

Is there a way to calibrate the focusing for my ...

Is there a way to calibrate the focusing for my Leica rangefinder if the focus is not accurate?
Asked by: Eric
Being that the lens is manual focus, any calibration would be done through the manufacturer.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2021-05-06

Will this work with an early 1960s vintage m3? ...

Will this work with an early 1960s vintage m3? Where is it made?
Asked by: James
As Bill mentioned, this would work on a Leica M3. The lens is manufactured in China.
Answered by: Stephen
Date published: 2021-11-29

Does this lens have to be manually adjusted for ...

Does this lens have to be manually adjusted for the camera prior to use?
Asked by: James
This lens would work directly on a Leica M series camera without any prior adjustment.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2021-01-27
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