Nikon D7100 Canon EOS Rebel T5i Nikon D3300 Canon EOS 1200D Sony A5000 Nikon D4S
Nikon D7100 Canon EOS Rebel T5i Nikon D3300 Canon EOS 1200D Sony A5000 Nikon D4S
  News Headlines Apple Canon Casio Fujifilm HTC LG Nikon Nokia Olympus Panasonic Pentax Ricoh Rollei Samsung Sony  
Lets Go Digital
 
     
Powered by True
Counted by OneStat.com
Carl Zeiss ZF price update
Mark Peters : March 6th 2006 - 17:00 CETupdated
Digital Camera Review Test Appareil Photo Numerique Prueba camara digital Digitale Camera Test Dijital Kamera Incelemeleri Digitalkamera Test Digitalkamera
ZeissCarl Zeiss ZF price update : We have received official information about the prices for the new Carl Zeiss ZF lenses that have introduced in January, 2006. The new Carl Zeiss ZF lenses are a new range of SLR lenses for Nikon digital SLR and film based SLR cameras. The first batch of ZF lenses is expected to be available in spring 2006 although Zeiss points out that an exact date of delivery can not be guaranteed at this moment. As soon as the Carl Zeiss ZF lenses are available it will be possible to order them via the Zeiss website. The new Zeiss ZF lenses have been tested by Zeiss and so far realized an outstanding test result. The highest benchmark for 35mm format lenses was 250 pairs of in lines per mm.
Carl Zeiss ZF price updateCarl Zeiss ZF - Lens test conclusion
The new lenses set a new benchmark record with up to 320 pairs of lines per mm. The test was performed with a Nikon F6 camera mounted on a professional heavy stand. The Kodak Eastman test table set-up was used in combination with Kodak Imagelink HQ film. The test with the Zeiss Planar T* 1.4/85mm ZF resulted into 250 pairs of lines per mm (lp/mm) with an aperture of f/5.6 and even lower (f/2), the Planar T* 1.4/50mm ZF even reach 320 lp/mm with an aperture of f/5.6 to f/2, and 250 lp/mm with f/2.

Carl Zeiss Planar T* 1.4/50 ZF - Price
The first Carl Zeiss ZF lens is the Planar T* 1.4/50 ZF, which, in its Contax RTS version, was rated the world's best fast standard lens by "Popular Photography" in 1999. The Planar T* 1.4/50 ZF will have a consumer price of €499 (excl. VAT) and will be available in spring 2006. The exact date is not set yet!

Carl Zeiss Planar T* 1.4/85 ZF - Availability and Consumer price
The second Carl Zeiss ZF lens, the Planar T* 1.4/85 ZF will also be available around spring 2006. This new ZF lens will have a consumer price of €999 (excl. VAT). Carl Zeiss ZF lenses provide Nikon F-mount cameras with the creative potential and phototechnical performance available so far only in the Contax system.

About Carl Zeiss
Founded as a workshop for precision mechanics and optics in the German city of Jena in 1846, Carl Zeiss is today a global leader in the optical and opto-electronic industries. There are currently more then 14,000 employees in the Group. We have offices in over 30 countries and are represented in more than 100 countries, with production centers in Europe, North America, Central America and Asia. The company's headquarters are located in Oberkochen, Germany, in northeastern Baden-Wuerttemberg. Our most important task, as we see it, is to enable science and technology to go beyond what man can see. "We make it visible", our corporate slogan, and our promise to our customers to open doors that were previously sealed. We are market leaders in the majority of our fields.

   Carl Zeiss ZF lenses
   Carl Zeiss lenses & Sony partnership
   Interview with Kazuto Yamaki from Sigma Japan
   Next  BenQ Micro Portable Projector with Built-in Wireless
   Previous  Photo Album Software from NeoWise
   News by brand:Zeiss
   News by category:Accessories
   News by brand and category:Zeiss Accessories
   Canon EOS 700D - $619.00
   Nikon D7100 - $799.00
   Nikon D5300 - $669.99
   Sony Alpha 6000 - $679.95
   Canon EOS 70D - $818.00
   Samsung NX300 - $519.00
   Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II - $649.00
   Sony CyberShot DSC RX100 III - $798.00
   Panasonic Lumix DMC LX7 - $219.00
   Nikon D3300 - $458.00


LetsGoDigital digital camera magazine
Latest Zeiss announcements
Carl Zeiss Compact Zoom CZ.2 lens
Carl Zeiss wide angle
Zeiss LWZ2
Carl Zeiss CP2
Carl Zeiss lenses
Zeiss Distagon T* 2,8/21
ZEISS PhotoScope 85 T* FL
Carl Zeiss at photokina 2008
Carl Zeiss Tele-Tessar T* 4/85 ZM lens
Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 2,8/21 lens
Carl Zeiss Planar T* ZE lenses
Carl Zeiss photo contest
Carl Zeiss Distagon wide angle lens
Carl Zeiss SLR Lenses for K Bayonet
Zeiss camera lenses for M42 Mount
 
Twitter LetsGoDigital
Latest news headlines
Nikon D750 test videos
iPhone 6 test photos
Nikon Coolpix S6900 test photos
Nikon D750 sample pictures
Samsung Galaxy Note 4
Galaxy Note 4 available for pre-order now
Samsung Galaxy Note Edge
Canon EOS 7D Mark II sample pictures
Nikon D5300 review
Nikon D5300 test photos
Nikon D5300 test videos
Canon PowerShot G7 X test photos
Canon EOS 7D Mark II photography
Canon 7D Mark 2 Digital SLR camera
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS test pictures
   
CanonCasioFujifilmNikonOlympusHTCSamsungSonyPanasonicNokia
  Accessories Android Apps Camcorders Digital cameras Mobile phones Smartphones Software Tablets   CES CeBIT Gadgets IFA Photokina PMA