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ZF industrial lenses

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Carl Zeiss now supplies ZF industrial lenses with the M42 screw mount (Z-M42-I) without diaphragm function, as well as with standard F-mount attachment. The M42 screw mount lenses are based on the ZF lenses with manual focus and aperture setting.

The M42 screw mount offers advantages over the F-mount for certain industrial applications, in particular when it comes to high precision. For example, the greater rigidity of the M42 screw mount pays dividends in photogrammetry. In addition, the M42 thread is more universal.

All 13 ZF industrial lenses – from the Distagon T 2.8/15mm to the Apo Sonnar T 2/135mm – with M42 screw mount (Z-M42-I) are now available for cameras with large area sensors (36 x 24mm) or line sensors (up to 43mm).