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Cosina has announced it is going to quickly provide its Nokton 50mm F1 Aspherical with a local Z-mount for full-frame and APS-C Nikon mirrorless digicam programs. The lens seems to be a re-mounted variations of the prevailing 50mm F1 for Leica M-mount cameras, with primarily an identical specs.

The Nokton 50mm F1 Aspherical lens is an ultrafast guide prime lens with electrical contacts for transmitting metadata between the lens and the digicam it’s connected to. It’s constructed of 9 components in seven teams, together with one Grounded Aspherical (GA) ingredient and one Aspherical ingredient.

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It has a minimal focusing distance of 0.45m (17.7”), makes use of a 12-blade aperture diaphragm, makes use of a 62mm entrance filter thread and has an aperture vary of F1 by F16. Its guide focus mechanism makes use of a steel helicoid unit and it incorporates a knurled scalloped focus ring with distance markings.

Cosina says the lens was ‘developed and manufactured beneath a license settlement with Nikon Co., Ltd.’ and has been confirmed to assist communications on the next digicam programs as of December 2022:

No pricing data is offered, however the Leica M-mount version of this lens retails for $1799. Cosina says the lens shall be obtainable in February 2023.