Schneider PC-TS 2.8/50 is a Manual Focus (MF) PC Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Sony Alpha mount cameras.
Lenses in Sony Alpha Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Schneider PC-TS 2.8/50 is compatible with cameras that have 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 2.8/50 is also available in Canon EF , Nikon F (FX) and Pentax KAF mounts.
Schneider PC-TS 2.8/50 has a fixed focal lenght of 50mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 75mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Schneider PC-TS 2.8/50 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 45mm F1.8 Di VC USD in Sony Alpha mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
Lenses Similar to Schneider PC-TS 2.8/50 With Optical Image Stabilization
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Schneider PC-TS 2.8/50 has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.11x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.65m. 0.11x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Schneider PC-TS 2.8/50 has a max aperture of F2.8 and a minimum aperture of F32.0.
Schneider PC-TS 2.8/50's optical formula consists of 9 elements in 9 groups .
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