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Hoya 58mm Circular Polarizing Pro 1Digital Multi-Coated Glass Filter

Hoya 58mm Circular Polarizing Pro 1Digital Multi-Coated Glass Filter
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Hoya PRO 1Digital Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Digital Cameras Need Multicoated Filters
  • 3Digital Multi-Coated
  • 4Black Almite Frame
  • 5Black Rimmed Glass
  • 6Low Profile Frame
  • 7Knurling Edge Frame
  • 8UV Protected Case
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The Hoya Pro 1 Digital Circular Polarizer takes advantage of Hoya's patented optical glass technology to create a hardened glass that is thinner than the normal optical glass. This allows the overall thickness of the filter to be reduced to avoid vignetting when used with ultra-wide angle lenses.

Light rays which are reflected become polarized. Polarizing filters are used to select which light rays enter your camera lens. They can remove unwanted reflections from non-metallic surfaces such as water or glass and also saturate colors providing better contrast. The effect can be seen through the viewfinder and changed by rotating the filter. The filter factor varies according to how the filter is rotated and its orientation to the sun.

Circular polarizers are specifically designed for use with auto-focus SLR cameras (They will also work on manual systems and video cameras without problems); Pro 1 Digital filters are ultra thin but have a front thread
Digital Cameras Need Multicoated Filters
Digital camera CCD or CMOS sensors are highly susceptible to reflections - this stray light can ruin your photographs! Don't risk your valuable photos by using bare-glass filters
Digital Multi-Coated
Digital multi-coated filters greatly reduce the appearance of lens flare and ghosting caused by reflections
Black Almite Frame
Filters feature a black matte aluminum satin finish Almite frame which reduces reflections
Black Rimmed Glass
These filters are equipped with black rimmed glass to reduce the chance of light reflecting off the edge
Low Profile Frame
Ultra thin filter frames to help avoid vignetting on super wide angle lenses are also designed to hold a lens cap
Knurling Edge Frame
These filters are equipped with a straight knurling edge for non-slip, easy attachment and removal
UV Protected Case
Filter cases are UV protected to further lengthen the life of filters
Effect can be seen through the viewfinder and changed by rotating the filter
Polarizing filters do not affect the overall color balance of a shot
The filter factor varies according to how the filter is rotated and its orientation to the sun

Hoya PRO 1Digital Specs

Front Accessory Thread / Bayonet
58 mm
Filter Material
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.09 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
3.5 x 2.8 x 0.6"

Hoya PRO 1Digital Reviews

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Is this compatible with the Canon EOS Rebel T3?
Asked by: Anonymous
This filter is compatible with any digital SLR body, however, it is dependent on the size of the filter threads of the lens you are using. This filter fits lenses with a filter thread of 77mm.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-27


What is your best Low Profile circular polarizing filter?
Asked by: Anonymous
The general consensus is that B+W makes the best filters, perhaps followed by Hoya.
Answered by: Thomas B.
Date published: 2018-08-28


What does digital multi-coated mean as opposed to just multi-coated or MRC?
Asked by: Anonymous
Digital multi coated is a newer improved 3 layer coating optimized for use on digital SLR lenses. Schneider developed the MRC special coating more than ten years ago it is applied to the exposed front and rear surface of all the B+W filters marked with MRC. The coating has a dual-action to keep surfacesclean and smooth. According to Schneider:The MRC (multi-resistant coating) has two key features in addition to the reduction of reflections and an increase in transmission over the total visible spectral range:1) Hydrophobic (water-repellent) and incredibly smooth surface which makes water roll offinstead of wetting the lens element or filter and so also keeps most of the dirt off; and2) Extreme hardness which provides mechanical protection against scratching in the rough and tumble conditions of everyday photography or when cleaning the lens elements or filters.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-27


The specifications for this filter list the thickness as 3mm.Is the filter glass 3mm thick, or is the overall filter height 3mm?When other filters list the thickness, is that the thickness of the glass filter or the overall height of the filter?
Asked by: Anonymous
That is the thickness of the filter glass. The mounting ring is about 5.4 mm.
Answered by: Robert K.
Date published: 2018-08-27


I read on the Hoya has a Circular Ploarized filter that also helps eliminate metal from pictures. Does anyone have any information? Thank you.Nin
Asked by: Sherry
Thank you
Answered by: Sherry M.
Date published: 2018-08-27


Hi, Will the lens cap for canon camera 5d111 still fit because of the reduced thickness of the filter.Thanks
Asked by: Anonymous
Hoyas Pro 1 Digital Circular Polarizing filter is only 3mm thick but still has front threads that will allow you to use your lenses front cap.
Answered by: Giovanni S
Date published: 2018-08-27


How potent is the polarizing effect? (I've had weak polarizers with little effect, and a good one with striking effects. Which is this one please?
Asked by: Franci V.
It has worked well for me especially in strong sunlight.
Answered by: Amir S.
Date published: 2018-08-27


The packaging says the filter is designed exclusively for digital cameras, but is there any reason why it wouldn't work with a film camera?
Asked by: Tim B.
I'm sure this only refers to the fact linear-polarizing filters are not suited for use on digital cameras while circular-polarizing filters like this one work for both digital and film.
Answered by: David L.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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