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The size of its rear element and its protrusion is the issue. On 2/9/08 8:17 AM, "leo wesson" <email@example.com> wrote: > Why isn't the 15 rangefinder coupled? Anyone know? Technical limitation? > quote from luminous landscape > > But ? Why Not Rangefinder Coupled? > > All of this begs the question ? why isn't the 15mm Distagon rangefinder > coupled? As I wrote in my 15mm Heliar > review<http://www.luminous-landscape.com/reviews/lenses/15mm-voigt.shtml>, > which lens also isn't coupled, it has to be either a matter of price or a > technical limitation. Since the price of the Distagon, unlike the Heliar, > can not be a factor, it would be interesting to know why the Zeiss lens > isn't coupled. This certainly will reduce the lens' attractiveness for some > potential users.