New MS Super Triplet Perar 3.5/35 Mark II lens announced

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Japanexposures announced a new version of the smallest M-mount lens available today: the MS Super Triplet Perar 3.5/35 Mark II. The previous version sold out several months ago. The new lens has some minor changes:

  • Native Leica M mount, not LTM with adapter
  • More robust, thicker focussing lever
  • Minor changes of markings on barrel, aperture scale marks

The price is ¥59,900/$794 (the first version was ¥49,900). Only 200 Mark II lenses will be hand-assembled in Japan by Mr. Sadoyasu Miyazaki.

Key features:

  • Very high optical quality triplet formula lens
  • Ultra compact design, weight 75g, collapsible (4.2mm height when collapsed)
  • Premium quality Tantalum glass, superior to Trium and Lanthanum glass with best refractive qualities
  • Refined triplet design with two double thickness positive lenses, superior to Tessar design
  • Round aperture for smooth and pleasing bokeh (Edmund Optics, Made in USA)
  • Minimum focus distance 0.8m
  • ALL glass surfaces multicoated, 97% light transmission
  • Vivid, real and beautiful color reproduction, high contrast high resolution images
  • Includes lens, lens hood and caps
  • This lens will not be 6-bit coded

Some sample photos taken with the old Perar 35/3.5 Super Triplet version can be found herehere and here.

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