Lens tech data for Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* FE 55/1.8 ZA

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NameCarl Zeiss Sonnar T* FE 55/1.8 ZA
Mount typeE-mount
Release year2013
Manufacturer's order codeSEL-55F18Z
Minimum aperture22
Aperture blades9, circular
Optical construction
Minimum focus distance50 cm
Maximum magnification1:7.1 (0.14×)
Focus designinternal
AF drivelinear
D functionno
Lens buttons
Focus range limiter
Tripod mount
Other features
Dimensions and weight
Minimum length [mm]70.5
Maximum length [mm]70.5
Maximum diameter [mm]64.4
Filter diameter [mm]/type49/front
Weight [g] nominal/net/gross281/280/340
Hood mountbayonet
Hood shapeflower
Hood part numberALC-SH131
Filter rotates when focusingno
Length changes when focusingno
Focus ring rotates in AF modeno
Construction and accessories
Weather sealingyes
Mount materialsteel
Standard accessoriesfront cap, rear cap, hood, pouch
Optional accessories
Lens ID32808
CommentsLatest firmware: 02 (07/2016)
Reviews & linksGordon Laing at Camera Labs (full review), John Sison (video), Jordan Steele (full review), Julius Motal on The Phoblographer (full review), Klaus Schroiff at photozone.de (full review), Kurt Munger on Photo Jottings (full review), Mark Goldstein on Photography Blog (full review), Michael Comeau (full review), Phillip Reeve (full review)
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