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11-19-2010, 07:23 AM   #1
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takumars 1,4/50 7 different versions

Till now I found 7 versions of takumar 1,4/50 mm in M42 mount


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11-20-2010, 02:26 PM   #2
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Not surprised - as far as I can figure out, quite a few in K Mount!
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I think I have the least preferred version, just a Super, but it's still the best lens I own, even compared to other Taks priced 7 to 10 times as much.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Tord Quote
Not surprised - as far as I can figure out, quite a few in K Mount!
50mm/1.4 Takumar in k-mount? Not really. When the k-mount version was released ~ 1975, it was called the SMC Pentax 50mm/f1.4.

QuoteOriginally posted by estudleon Quote
Till now I found 7 versions of takumar 1,4/50 mm in M42 mount
How are you counting these?

I would name them like this.

Super Tak 50/1.4, 8-element version
Super Tak 50/1.4, 7 element version
Super-Multi-Coated Tak 50/1.4 7 element version that supports open aperture of the ES, ESII and Spot F
SMC 50/1.4

That is 4. There are some minor variations with font an trim within the first 2.

https://www.pentaxforums.com/lensreviews/Super-Takumar-50mm-F1.4-Early.html

https://www.pentaxforums.com/lensreviews/SMC-S-M-C-Super-Takumar-50mm-F1.4.html

http://www.aohc.it/tak03e.htm


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