Carl Zeiss Biometar 2.8/80mm on Nikon body

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Re: Carl Zeiss Biometar 2.8/80mm on Nikon body

F8AD wrote:

Have any of you members tried the medium format P6 mount on a Nikon using the P6-Nikon F adapter ?

I haven't.

Were you happy with the results ? Disappointed with some IQ ? Full frame or DX ?

I believe the optics were also used in Exakta and possibly in M42 lenses, so, IQ on FF should be good.

P6: http://allphotolenses.com/lenses/item/c_358.html

Exakta/M42: http://allphotolenses.com/lenses/item/c_4126.html

Thanks in advance for any opinions! I am just considering it for future use.

I have a silver 80/2.8 Tessar in Exakta that is similar, IQ is great and the Biometar is supposed to be better, my Tessar has an easily removable mount, so modification to a different mount should be super easy compared to other lenses, I think the Biometar may be similar. Edit it is not.

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