Bower 500mm f/8 Manual Focus Telephoto T-Mount Lens

Bower 500mm f/8 Preset Lens With T-Mount Adapter For Minolta / Sony

Bower 500mm f/8 Preset Lens With T-Mount Adapter For Minolta / Sony

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Bower 500mm f/8 Preset Lens With T-Mount Adapter For Minolta / Sony

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  • For Use With Minolta / Sony Digital and Film Cameras Using "T" Mount Coupling
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The Bower 500mm f/8 Preset Lens is a lightweight, compact lens, designed to makes it the perfect long range lens for sports, wildlife and other telephoto photography applications. The computer-designed multi-coating allows flare-free photographs under extreme lighting conditions, resulting in high contrast and better color. Lens has a fixed aperture of f/8 and an optional matched 2x extender will boost magnification to 1000mm with no loss of optical quality.

  • Bower 500mm f/8 Manual Focus Telephoto T-Mount Lens

    The Bower 500mm f/8 Manual Focus Lens is a classic refractor-style T-mount lens, with an aperture diaphragm in the middle of the lens body to stop down the aperture when necessary.  However, it is assumed that much of the shooting with such a lens will be at its maximum f/8.0 aperture, with a tripod, monopod, or other such support.

    When combined with the T-mount to fit your camera system, this super telephoto works on both "full frame" cameras as well as the "APS-C" style digital SLR cameras.  T-Mounts are available for all the digital SLR systems, and even for C-mount systems.  However, in every case the aperture is not communicated to the camera body.  As such, you can use the lens in "M" manual exposure mode or "A" aperture-priority mode only.

    This lens' sophisticated achromatic refractor design yields images with pleasing peak contrast and well controlled flare.  It can be used at maximum aperture on a very bright day for some images of moving subjects.

    This lens can also be used as a handheld telescope by adding Lumicon's LA1070 adapter along with a 1.25" 45°/60°/90° diagonal and any 1.25" eyepiece, or for astrophotography by using on an SLR mounted to a Vixen GP2 Photo Guider or other motorized equatorial telescope mount.

    Achromatic refractor 500mm f/8 lens in T-mount
    Multicoated optics
    Knurled focus ring to the front of the lens
    Accepts 67mm filters on the front of the lens
    Fixed tripod collar
    Meant for use with monopods, chest supports, or tripods
    UPC: 636980500430
  • Bower T-Mount Adapter for Minolta Maxxum / Sony

    This T-Mount Adapter from Bower allows T-mount accessories to be attached to a Minolta Maxxum / Sony SLR lens mount.

    Minolta Maxxum / Sony lens mount to T-Mount 42mm screw mount
    UPC: 636980702834
  • Bower 500mm f/8 Manual Focus Telephoto T-Mount Lens
    Performance
    Focal Length 500mm
    Aperture Maximum: f/8
    Minimum: f/32
    Camera Mount Type T-Mount (T-Thread)
    Format Compatibility 35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
    DSLR (APS-C Sensor)
    Angle of View
    Minimum Focus Distance 33' (10 m)
    Magnification Not specified by manufacturer
    Maximum Reproduction Ratio Not specified by manufacturer
    Elements/Groups 4 / 4
    Diaphragm Blades Not specified by manufacturer
    Features
    Image Stabilization No
    Autofocus No
    Tripod Collar Yes
    Physical
    Filter Thread 67 mm
    Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 2.76 x 11.73" (7.01 x 29.79 cm)
    Weight 1.41 lb (640 g)
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    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 14.6 x 3.5 x 3.4"
  • Bower T-Mount Adapter for Minolta Maxxum / Sony
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 2.8 x 2.7 x 0.9"
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