Reasons why no Nikon 85mm f1.2?

Started Apr 11, 2013 | Discussions thread
whoosh1
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Pls show evidence Nikon mount not big enough for f/1.2
In reply to Leonard Migliore, Apr 12, 2013

Other than hearsay.

Leonard Migliore wrote:

The mount's not big enough.

There's a discussion here about putting a CPU chip on a 50mm f/1.2 AI-S Nikkor and it was noted that you have to grind a piece off the rear element to get space for the contacts.

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