Voigtlander VM 40mm F2.8 Heliar

Announced Sep 24, 2014 •
Prime lens | Sony E, Sony FE | BA428B
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Voigtlander VM 40mm f/2.8 Heliar Manual Focus Lens Sony E-Mount
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Announced Sep 24, 2014

Manufacturer description: The VM 40mm f/2.8 Heliar Lens for Sony E-Mount from Voigtlander is an M mount lens however it is designed to work as a close focus lens with full frame and APS-C Sony E-mount cameras in conjunction with the separately sold Voigtlander VM-E Close Focus Adapter for VM-Mount Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera. The lens itself does not have a focusing helicoid so cannot be focused without the adapter and with the adapter it provides a minimum focus distance of 19.7".

The lens itself has a collapsible design which maintains the compact form of Sony E-mount cameras. When collapsed, the lens measures a 0.5" and when extended for shooting it is 0.84" long. An all-metal build provides a solid feel and durability to this manual focus lens. Its optical design includes 5 elements in 3 groups and a 10-blade diaphragm. Its filter thread has a 37mm diameter and included with the lens is a dome and dedicated lens hood.

VM mount lens designed for Sony E mount lenses in conjunction with the VM to E-Mount Close-Up Adapter. A 40mm focal length on full frame cameras provides versatile approach between wide-angle and standard length perspectives. On an APS-C camera it offers a 35mm focal length equivalent of 60mm. A collapsible design reduces the length of the lens to 0.5" when not in use. An all-metal build and compact design provide durability and smooth, precise manual focus.

Quick specs
Lens type Prime lens
Focal length 40 mm
Image stab. No
Lens mount Sony E, Sony FE
Max aperture F2.8
Min aperture F22
Min focus 0.50 m (19.69)
Weight 132 g (0.29 lb)
Length 21 mm (0.84)

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Voigtlander VM 40mm f/2.8 Heliar
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