Voigtlander Nokton Vintage Line 75mm f/1.5 Aspherical VM lens for Leica M-mount additional information

Cosina released some additional information on the new Voigtlander Nokton Vintage Line 75mm f/1.5 Aspherical VM lens for Leica M-mount (US pricing not available yet – check Adorama & B&H):

Technical specifications (Google translation):

Focal length 75mm
Diameter ratio 1 : 1.5
Minimum aperture F16
Lens configuration 6 group 7
Picture angle 32.6°
Aperture number of blades 12 sheets
Minimum focusing distance 0.7m
Rangefinder range ∞ ~ 0.7m
Maximum diameter × overall length φ62.8×63.3mm
Filter Size φ58mm
weight 350g
Color Silver?, Black
Lens hood Accessories (Silver / Black)

Suggested retail price (excluding tax):

  • Silver version: ¥ 132382
  • Black version: ¥ 132375 (both versions will be released in July)

The exterior is reminiscent of the styling of the classic lens, telephoto lens in a combination of the lens of the optical performance to match the modern photographic equipment. Open aperture value is both the height of the compactness and optical performance while being large aperture F1.5. The large diameter of F1.5 is ideal for slightly synergistic effects of longer focal length “big blur the background” photographic expression.

Key Features:

● classic exterior
exterior adopts the design of classical taste. All of the parts are excellent in texture and feel is made of metal, provides the pleasure that owns the lens.

● compact and high-performance
by the adoption of a non-spherical lens, excellent optical performance from open aperture. Product overall length has vignetting also suppressed the shooting frame of the time range finder used in a 63.3mm (from mounting surface).

● the slit hood comes with
comes with a dedicated hood of silver and black to match the color of the body. In slit to reduce the vignetting of the finder, reverse mounting it is also possible at the time of storage.

● reliable focus operation can manually focus
and total metallic helicoid units that are processed and adjusted with high precision, by employing high-quality greases to produce an appropriate torque, achieve focusing smooth operation feeling. It has to allow the subtle focus adjustment.

● bayonet VM mount
Adopted VM mount to the lens mount. Bessa series in addition to the (Bessa L, except for the R), you can use a camera which adopted the M mount.

● rangefinder system installed
by the high accuracy of the range finder interlocking mechanism can be severe focus in the open aperture around.

● the image circle of the full-size
corresponding to 35 mm full size, it has to ensure the image circle of the room. In addition, it is very realize a compact style in comparison with the interchangeable lens for a single-lens reflex.

Sample photos:

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