Zony Conspiracy

Started Sep 11, 2012 | Discussions thread
bobn2 Forum Pro • Posts: 53,150
Re: Zony Conspiracy

tony field wrote:

bobn2 wrote:

The short flange distance causes no problems. Having a short register does not mean that the exit pupil has to be close to the image plane, lough having a long one more or less does mean that it has to be far away.

Certainly true for new lens designs. It does, however, present problems for the cfa/microlenses with old wide angle lenses that are not retro-focus designs. Relatively symmetrical lenses such as the old Zeiss 21mm F4 Super Angulon or the original Leica 28mm F2.8 suffer from microlens-induced vignetting on (for example) Leica M8/M9 systems. Of course this can be largely solved with very careful microlens designs.

The point I am making is that a short flange distance does not require the exit pupil to be close to the sensor, it just gives the option.

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