55-135mm / f3.5-4.5 ASPH Vario-Elmar APO (E60) (TL)

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The high-performance telephoto zoom
Leica Camera expands the Leica TL Camera System with the introduction of the Leica APO-Vario-Elmar-T 55-135 mm/f3.5-4.5 ASPH. The Leica TL Camera System is the only system in its class that combines groundbreaking design, craftsmanship and instinctive use for the most enjoyable and rewarding experience in photography. The TL-System offers the user an experience that is unforgettably new yet uniquely Leica. The Leica APO-Vario-Elmar-TL 55-135 mm f/3.5-4.5 ASPH broaden the focal lengths range from 82 mm wide-angle to 200 mm tele photo angle (equivalent).

Key Benefits & Features

  • Best possible imaging results from the closest focusing distance to infinity
  • Perform like full frame lenses with precision
  • Metal housing
  • Field angle (diagonal, horizontal, vertical): At 55 mm: approx. 28º, 24º, 16º, at 135 mm: approx. 12º, 10º, 7º, corresponding to around 82-200 mm focal length in 35 mm format
  • Number of lenses / groups: 12 / 10
  • Aspherical surfaces: 1
  • Position of entrance pupil at infinity: at 55 mm: -54.4, at 135 mm: -27.3 mm
  • Distance setting / function: Electronically controlled.
  • Mode selectable using camera menu: Automatic (AF) or manual (M), in AF mode manual override possible at any time with setting dial
  • Focusing range: 1 m to infinity Smallest object field / largest scale: At 55 mm: approx. 403 x 268 mm / 1: 17.1. at 135 mm: approx. 188 x 125 mm / 1:8.0
  • Aperture setting / function: Electronically controlled, adjustment using dial on camera, third values also available.
  • Lowest value: 16
  • Filter mount / lens hood: External bayonet fitting for lens hood (included), internal thread for E60 filters, filter mount does not rotate
  • Finish: Black anodized
  • Length to bayonet mount: Approx. 110 / 165 mm (without / with lens hood)
  • Largest diameter: Approx. 68 / 81 mm (without / with lens hood)
  • Weight: Approx. 500 / 547 g (without / with lens hood)



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