Hoya 72mm HD Protector Filter

Hoya 72mm HD Protector Filter

Hoya 72mm HD Protector Filter

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Product Highlights

  • Clear Protective Filter
  • Prevents Damage to Lens
  • 1x Filter Factor, No Exposure Change
  • No Effect on Image
  • 16-Layer Multi-Coating
  • Stain and Scratch Resistant
  • Water and Oil Repellant
  • 72mm Front Filter Threads
  • Thin, Aluminum-Alloy Filter Ring
  • Plastic Case
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Hoya XHD72PROTEC overview

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The Hoya 72mm HD Protector Filter is a simple, clear filter with a 1x filter factor and is designed to provide general protection for your lens. This optically clear filter does not affect overall image quality while helping to prevent dust, scratches, moisture, and other substances from reaching or damaging your lens's front element. To prevent internal ghosting and reflections, eight layers of anti-reflection coatings are applied to each side. This total of 16 coatings offers a high degree of protection to the filter substrate and helps it to stay clean for longer than uncoated filters. The coating formula associated with HD Protector filters also promotes effective cleaning with regard to water, oil, and stains.

Constructed from chemically-hardened optical glass, the Hoya 72mm HD Protector Filter's resistance to scratches is enhanced while providing clarity and color fidelity. It also features a thin, lightweight, aluminum-alloy filter ring to minimize the potential for vignetting.

Clear filter offers general protection for your lens.
Does not require adjustments to exposure while in use.
Eight-layers of multi-coating on each side to prevent internal ghosting and reflections.
Multi-coatings promote effective cleaning with regard to water, oil, and stains.
Creates no additional coloration or contrast.
General protection filter reduces dust, moisture, and scratches from reaching lens elements.
Thin, lightweight aluminum-alloy filter ring helps to prevent vignetting.
Knurled front edges provide a more textured grip when mounting or removing it from a lens.
72mm front filter threads allow for use with other filters.
Plastic case for storage and transport.
UPC: 024066050960
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Hoya 72mm HD Protector Filter
  • Filter Case
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Hoya XHD72PROTEC specs

    Filter Type Clear
    Filter Factor 1 (+0 Stop)
    Shape Circle
    Circular Size 72 mm
    Front Accessory Thread / Bayonet 72 mm
    Filter Material Glass
    Ring Material Aluminum
    Knurling Top
    Coatings Multi-Coating
    Color Temperature Effect None
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.15 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 4.1 x 4.1 x 0.8"

    Hoya XHD72PROTEC reviews

    72mm HD Protector Filter is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 12.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from All my lenses are protected by Hoya HD I learned a hard lesson about the importance of protecting my lenses. I was using a popular inexpensive clear filter to protect one of my favorite NOT inexpensive lenses. This resulted in a repair that could have been avoided and lost time that cannot be replaced. Fact is, for less than 20$ more I wouldn't have lost money or time for this silly FREAK ACCIDENT.
    Date published: 2013-03-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Solid B+W filters feel a little more solid, mainly due to the weight of the brass but the Hoya feels very well constructed. My B+W MRC filter was good, but a bit of a dust/lint magnet. Hopefully, this Hoya won't be so much. So far, no issues with flare or ghosting.
    Date published: 2013-04-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good protection filter - excellent value!! There are many filters out there, and I think this is one of the better ones. Especially for the money. Two equally most important qualities of a protection filter is (1) protect the front element (duh..) and be easy to clean. For these two attributes, this filter delivers in spades. I have really hard time getting anything to stick to this magic glass coating. And when it does stick, all it needs is either a rocket blower, a soft brush, or if something is really stuck on like hot sauce (don't ask), a wet lens wipe or some solution and lint free cloth. Usually it's just the rocket blower. In short, buy it - you won't regret it. I have not used the new HD3 filters, but I have HD2 and regular HD filters and honestly I do not see a difference. Save your money by getting this filter and buy a circular polarizer on top of this for what an HD3 filter would cost.
    Date published: 2018-08-17
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Economic alternative to UV filters Same hardened glass as their famous UV filters but cheaper. Modern dSLRs have in filtering coatings on the sensors so UV filters are largely unnecessary. I haven't done any extensive testing for color shift or sharpness reduction but haven't noticed any either shooting with the 77mm version on my Tamron 70-200 G2. Happy with the purchase.
    Date published: 2018-04-08
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from does not fit for the original Canon Cap it does not fit well for the original Canon lens cap on the below lenses: 24-70 f2.8L II 85 f1.2L 70-200 F2.8L II 100 f2.8 Macro
    Date published: 2012-11-12
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great protection for any L Glass I always buy this specific filter for my Canon lenses to protect them. The only defect tis that is produces flare. Other than that there's no difference in what you use.......
    Date published: 2011-10-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good filter, works as advertised. Good filter, works as advertised. The main perk about this filter is the glass element is sealed with the ring, so dust and water doesn't leak through to the front element.
    Date published: 2013-07-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Save Your Lenses A similar Filter saved my 70mm-400mm when it was dropped when a friend passed it to me while I was standing on some rocks!!!No damage to the front element of the lens!!!
    Date published: 2014-01-22
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