Schneider PC-TS 4.5/90 is a Fixed aperture Manual Focus (MF) PC Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with A Mount
What type of photography is the Schneider PC-TS 4.5/90 lens good for?
The choice of photography type for which you intend to use the Schneider PC-TS 4.5/90 is a crucial decision factor. Below, we have assessed its suitability for various photography scenarios:
Reasons to Buy the Schneider PC-TS Macro-Symmar 4.590 HM Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Schneider PC-TS Macro-Symmar 4.590 HM lens in a list form to assist you in determining whether it offers the features you need.
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| Aperture Ring
| Distance Scale
| Tripod Collar
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
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| No Autofocus
| Hood is not supplied
Schneider PC-TS 4.5/90 is compatible with cameras that have a Sony Alpha lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony Alpha lenses are Sony A99 II, Sony A68 and Sony A77 II.
Schneider PC-TS 4.5/90 is also available in Canon EF , Nikon F (FX) and Pentax KAF mounts.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
The size and weight are crucial factors to consider when searching for your next lens. Schneider PC-TS 4.5/90 has a maximum diameter of 108mm and total length of 139mm. It weighs 1110g / 39.2 oz.
Schneider PC-TS 4.5/90 has a filter thread of 95mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Schneider PC-TS 4.5/90:
Schneider PC-TS 4.5/90 has a fixed focal length of 90mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 135mm.
With a total length of 139mm and a weight of 1110g, the Schneider PC-TS 4.5/90 is a large lens. Fortunately, it comes with a tripod collar which you can use to attach the lens directly to a tripod or monopod instead of attaching the camera. This connection helps to better balance the lens/kit combination.
Optical Image Stabilization
Schneider PC-TS 4.5/90 doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Alternatively, you can check the Tamron 85mm F1.8 VC , Tamron 90mm F2.8 VC Macro and Tamron 90mm F2.8 VC USD Macro. in Sony Alpha mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
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Maximum Magnification Ratio
Schneider PC-TS 4.5/90 has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.25x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.57m. For a non-macro lens, the 0.25x is considered a high magnification and will come handy for close-up shots.
Schneider PC-TS 4.5/90 has a max aperture of F4.5 and a minimum aperture of F32.0.
Schneider PC-TS 4.5/90's optical formula consists of 6 elements in 4 groups .
Schneider PC-TS 4.5/90 doesn't come with a lens hood.
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