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Soligor C/D 500mm f8 mirror

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1 941 Tue June 16, 2020
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100% of reviewers $50.00 7.00
Soligor C/D 500mm f8 mirror

This soligor C/D mirror is one of the more reputable 3rd party mirrors. Manufacturer unknown - 58xxxxx serial. The C/D range was soligors equivalent to eg the Tamron SP range.
Swappable t-mount.

Optics: catadioptric mirror
Filter: 77mm
Focus: cfd 2.5m, throw ~ 320
Weight: 560g;
Length: ~ 9.3cm with PK mount at infinity focus.
Mount Type: Third-party (adapter required)

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Registered: May, 2009
Location: Chicago
Posts: 23
Lens Review Date: June 16, 2020 I can recommend this lens: Yes | Price: $50.00 | Rating: 7 

Pros: light, inexpensive
Cons: hard to focus, funny bokeh
Sharpness: 7    Aberrations: 7    Bokeh: 5    Handling: 7    Value: 7    Camera Used: k-3 II   

Lens is light and easy to handle. Sharpness is good if you can focus it properly. It could be hard because aperture only f8 and there is no focus confirmation on this lens on k-3 II. There is no shake reduction as well. K-5 worked well with it. My lens came with blend and using it significantly increase contrast.

Funny bokeh

Hundred percent crop

Examples, just resized. Used monopod.
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