9.9/10

Version Notes

Black metal body (no silver ring). Green 'AE' markings. Plastic focus grip. This was one of three budget 'Hexar' models that was made by a third party manufacturer for Konica. The specific lens used in this test was manufactured in March of 1975 (code: 5B).

Mount:

Year:

Type:

Focus:

Focal Length:

Aperture range:

Aperture Steps:

Blades:

Min. Focus:

Filter:

Optics E/G:

Weight:

Length:

Angle:

Hood:

Konica AR

1978 - 1981

Hexanon - E

Manual

135mm

f/3.5 - f/22

(1/2)

6

1.5m

55mm (metal)

4/4

315g

82mm

18°

Built-In

 

IR Performance Notes

Since getting some of Konica's telephoto primes I've seen the highest IR scores since starting these tests. I have yet to test this one in the wild, as soon as I do I'll post some results below...

Edward Noble

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