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Re: Fujinon 12.5mm lens
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I ended up buying a non rx 10mm switar. it looks a little odd on a big
camera like my ACL because it's so small. very lightweight though. the
only drawback is the front thread is some non standard size. series 5 I
think? so I can't use standard photo filters. otherwise I like it.
>This is a followup to a previous thread regarding
>prime lenses for the ACL. I shot some footage with a
>new Fujinon 12.5mm TV lens I picked up cheap on ebay.
>Very impressive. Everything was tack sharp. Even out
>to the edges of the frame. Color reproduction looked
>good although I didn't try it with other lenses to see
>how well it matched. Very useful for tight quarters
>shooting and relatively fast at f1.4. No issues with
>back element and mirror clearance either. It even
>mounted to my reflex Bolex no problem. All in all a
>good bargain. Only thing I don't like about it is the
>hash mark indicating your focus and aperture point is
>at the bottom of the lens when mounted. Easily fixed
>by a good lens tech.
>It's worth noting that these lenses can be had new for
>under $200 at CCTV online sites.
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