Carl Zeiss 85mm f2.4 Loxia E-Mount Lens

Loxia 2.4/85 for Sony Mirrorless Cameras (E-mount)

Carl Zeiss 85mm f2.4 Loxia E-Mount Lens

Carl Zeiss 85mm f2.4 Loxia E-Mount Lens

Loxia 2.4/85 for Sony Mirrorless Cameras (E-mount)

SKU: 2162-636

Cat no: 26388

  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.4 to f/22
  • Sonnar Optical Design
  • 3 Anomalous Partial Dispersion Elements
  • Zeiss T* Anti-Reflective Coating
  • Manual Focus Design
  • Manual Aperture Can Be De-Clicked
  • All-Metal Barrel, Engraved Scales
  • Weather-Resistant Lens Mount Gasket
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Estimated Delivery 5 to 7 days

£883.00 (ex vat) £1,059.60 (incl vat)

Zeiss 85mm f2.4 Loxia E-Mount Lens

Loxia 2.4/85 for Sony Mirrorless Cameras (E-mount)

Despite its compactness the handy ZEISS Loxia® 2.4/85, a moderate telephoto lens offers outstanding image performance – across the entire image field of a full-frame sensor. Be it for a portrait or a street or landscape shot, this inconspicuous lens is great for helping you master these photographic disciplines.

ZEISS Loxia lenses were specifically designed for Sony α7 cameras. This means that they can make the most of the mirrorless, full frame system, while giving you all the creative possibilities of ‘classic’ photography with manual focus at the same time.

And that’s not all: ZEISS Loxia lenses also provide everything you need to shoot high quality video, such as the unique DeClick feature for smooth adjustment of the aperture, for example.

Design
A lens design with relatively few glass-to-air surfaces, invented by Dr. Ludwig Bertele at ZEISS in 1930 to provide the fastest lenses of that day for 35 mm photography offering speeds up to f/1.5 and well controlled veiling glare. This is where the name comes from, containig the German word for sun, ’Sonne’, the symbol of utmost brightness.

DeClick feature
One completely new feature of the Loxia lens is that you can ‘declick’ the aperture’s locking mechanism using a tool (supplied) and an adjustment screw on the bayonet surface. This means that for video applications, you can smoothly eliminate any unwanted differences in brightness as you pan the camera. This feature can also be used with other video systems whose size makes them suitable for adaption.

Precise manual focus
Manually focusing a lens means controlling the image result from your fingertips. A good ergonomic design makes all the difference. ZEISS lenses stand out with their large rotation angle which enables precise focusing. Changes are immediately visible in the viewfinder. The high-quality focusing mechanism moves smoothly without play, thus also supporting the intuitive interaction with the focal plane. The precise engraving in meter and feet, and the depth of focus scale provide additional support for manually focusing.

Virtually distortion-free optics
Dramatic perspectives and a view from extraordinary image angles – ZEISS lenses open up new composition possibilities. Distortion would disrupt the composition because straight lines, whose image does not go through the image center, would be reproduced with a curved shape. This annoying effect is accordingly and largely compensated through elaborate optical designs at all focal lengths.

High-grade full-metal casing
Tangible quality that holds its value is what qualifies ZEISS lenses for decades of hard use. A precision-engineered full-metal casing, grippy focus and aperture rings made of metal, and a tough front bayonet and filter screw guarantee stunning photographic results. A special sealing ring on the bayonet also protects the interface between the camera and the lens.

Immensely compatible
The ZEISS Loxia lenses are suitable for use with the mirrorless Sony Alpha cameras with E-mount and were optimized for sensors up to full 35 mm format (24 x 36 mm). With the ZEISS Loxia lenses, the aperture is controlled manually. This allowed the integration of the so-called DeClick feature of the mechanical aperture ring. The cameras feature the corresponding automatic exposure control (A) and manual exposure control (M).

Key Features:

  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.4 to f/22
  • Sonnar Optical Design
  • 3 Anomalous Partial Dispersion Elements
  • Zeiss T* Anti-Reflective Coating
  • Manual Focus Design
  • Manual Aperture Can Be De-Clicked
  • All-Metal Barrel, Engraved Scales
  • Weather-Resistant Lens Mount Gasket

Product Specification

Performance Details
Entrance pupil position (in front of image plane) 58.7 mm
Free working distance 0.685 m – ∞
Image ratio at MOD 1:7.2
Format Compatibility 35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
Coverage at close range (MOD) 257.9 mm x 172.6 mm
Diameter of image field 43 mm
Focusing range 0.8 m – ∞
Camera mount Sony E
Flange focal distance 18.0 mm
Lens type Tele
Aperture range f/2.4 – f/22
Focal length 85 mm
Feature Details
Image Stabilization No
Autofocus No
Physical Details
Weight 594 g
Diameter max. 62.5 mm
Diameter of focusing ring 62 mm
Rotation angle of focusing ring (inf – MOD) 220°
Filter thread M52 x 0.75
  • 1 x Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4 Lens for Sony E Mount
  • 1 x 52mm Front Lens Cap for Touit and Loxia Lenses
  • 1 x Rear Lens Cap for Loxia E-Mount Lenses
  • 1 x Lens Hood for Loxia 85mm f/2.4 Lens
  • 1 x De-Click Key for Loxia Lenses

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