The New Russar+ Lens: Compatible With A Wide Range of Cameras!

2014-04-08 7

Our fantastic new lens, the Russar+ is compatible with a wide range of digital and analogue cameras – find out more about the Russar+ and camera compatibility here!

The New Russar+ lens on the Leica DRP, FED 4 & Bessa R2A – no additional adaptor needed

The New Russar+ a stunning reinvention of the legendary 1958 Russar – pioneering a famous wide angle lens design that was founded in Russia over half a century ago. As well as a brass body and chrome plating for durability and premium quality, thanks to its modified lens tube construction, the New Russar+ is now compatible with L39 and M mount analogue cameras and digital mirrorless cameras and lots of other cameras using adaptor mounts.

The New Russar+ is a screw mount lens which works with L39/M39 cameras. L39 is often also commonly referred to as LSM (Leica Screw Mount) and LTM (Leica Thread Mount). The FED range of cameras also use the L39/M39 mount.

The New Russar+ also comes with an adaptor so you can use the lens right away with M mount cameras too. All Leica M series cameras use the M mount.

Using adaptor mounts (sold separately), the New Russar+ becomes compatible with even more cameras. For example, you can use the Russar+ on the following using adaptors:

Russar+ on a Sony a7

Sony Alpha Cameras (Sony A7 and Sony A7R) using an L39 or Leica M to E mount Adaptor.

Russar+ on Panasonic Lumix GF3

Micro 4/3 cameras (Panasonic Lumix or Olympus PEN) using an L39 or Leica M to M 4/3 Adaptor.

Russar+ on Sony NEX6

Sony α NEX cameras (such as Sony NEX 5 and Sony NEX 7) using an L39 or Leica M to E mount Adaptor.

Fujifilm X Mount cameras (such as the Fuji X-Pro 1) using an L39 or Leica M to X Mount Adaptor.

The New Russar+ has been precisely calibrated and designed to work with compatible digital cameras.

Visit the Russar+ microsite here and pre-order your lens today!

written by hembot on 2014-04-08 #news #compatibility #zenit #russar #lomography-art-lens #lens

7 Comments

  1. abecd
    abecd ·

    And then Lomography will keep making digital cameras/lenses... make some new analogue cameras please!!

  2. pearlgirl77
    pearlgirl77 ·

    or some slide-film!!!!!

  3. pan_dre
    pan_dre ·

    @abecd @pearlgirl77 You know we are constantly working on analogue camera projects and on ways of bringing you new interesting emulsions. 2014 is still young and there is alot to come still :)

  4. saintmuno
    saintmuno ·

    how many old cameras have an M-42 mount... LOTS, LOTS AND LOTS AND LOTS! Please make something for them since so many M-42 bodies are around in the hands of film users world wide that it would be a huge market to tap into and us photographers with an M-42 mount SLR would love to have a funked out lens just for us!

  5. robotmonkey1996
    robotmonkey1996 ·

    Odd that it costs $600, when a Voigtlander 15mm is sharper, wider, better built, less prone to falling apart, a stop faster, and costs only $450. Did I mention the Heliar comes with an accessory viewfinder as well?

  6. gunnart
    gunnart ·

    @saintmuno ... or the other way round: Thinking of all the M42 lenses lying unused around the world, I hope someone makes an M42 digital body. Maybe Cosina, who made the latest analog M42 body in the shape of Voigtländer Bessaflex TM? Maybe the Lomography people should have a meeting with Cosina?

  7. paul-menard2
    paul-menard2 ·

    tamron adaptall. they should be using that mount tbh, its the most universal mount thats out there (fits nikon without optical adapater)

    this lens is a classic rangefinder lens reworked abit, so its not suited to slr type systems, but it is annoying they dont produce lenses in a mount thats useable on classic cameras, and those like me that shoot something other than canikon :\

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