Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/05/11

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Opinions on the Telyt-R 350mm 4.8 lens
From: apbbeijing <>
Date: Sat, 12 May 2001 10:07:37 +0800

> I'm not sure if this question has been asked here before but I would
> appreciate receiving some informed opinions on the Telyt-R 350mm 4.8
> lens.
> Optical quality on its own and combined with the 2 times extender?

I have one of the prototypes: it is excellent. Very big and not so
convenient for focussing as an internal focussing lens such as the 280/4 but
images are sharp and contrasty. Mine focusses down to 2m but the regular
production version is only down to 3m which is still pretty good.


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