Samyang 85mm F/1.8 UMC CS Lens
For Micro Four-Thirds Mount
The Samyang 85mm F/1.8 UMC CS is a short telephoto prime designed for cameras with a Four-Thirds (2X) sensor. This ultra-bright prime has a 85mm focal-length. It provides the same field of view as a 170mm lens on a Full-Frame camera.
This prime can focus down to 65cm from the imaging plane which gives it a maximum magnification of 0.17X. The lens is not capable of autofocus and so the focus-distance must always be manually adjusted via the focus-ring.
This version has a Micro Four-Thirds lens mount. Follow this link for all current compatible digital cameras: Micro Four-Thirds mount cameras. Samyang also made this lens available for Canon M, Fujifilm X, Sony E mounts.
Samyang 85mm F/1.8 UMC CS Specifications
|Brand||Samyang||Model||85mm F/1.8 UMC CS|
|Focal Length||85mm||View Angle||19°|
|Max Aperture||F/1.8||Min Aperture||F/22|
|Filter Size||62mm||Aperture Blades||9|
|Size (D x L)||68 x 81mm||Weight||344g|
|Tilt||N / A||Shift||N / A|
|Zoom Drive||Mechanic||Focus Drive||Manual Focus only|
|Zoom Mechanism||N / A||Focus Mechanism||Internal|
|Hood||Bayonet||Focus Motor||N / A|
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Samyang 85mm F/1.8 Facts
|85mm Focal-Length||F/1.8 Constant Aperture|
|62mm Filter Thread||Manual Focus only|
|Micro Four-Thirds Mount||2 Max Crop-Factor|
|344g Lens Weight||68 x 81mm (D x L)|
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