Kilfitt Macro-Kilar 40mm f/2.8-22.0

Lens categoryMacro
Vendor nameKilfitt
Type nameMacro-Kilar
Focal min (mm)40
Focal max (mm)40
Focus min (cm)0
Aperture max2.8
Aperture min22
Kilfitt Macro-Kilar 40mm f/2.8-22.0

Both the 3.5 & 2.8 version of the 40mm Macro-Kilar had variations in the form of type-D ( 1/2 magnification, min focusing to 0.2m ) and type-E ( Life Magnification, min focusing to 0.17m ), in Black or Satin Chrome. One must take caution using this lens as it has a rear element that protrudes quite far into the mirror box.

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  • Franka T. Lieu  11:10 Mar 10, 2011 

    Lens used is Kilfitt Macro-Kilar 40mm f/2.8-22.0The Kilar, is not exactly a sharp lens by all account, but still its coverage and the easy going speed of 2.8 made it a very good all around lens for casual walkaround

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